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Old January 1, 2010, 01:50 PM
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I was wondering if I could tap your brains?

First, where are some good LCD temp displays? I want to have 4 small displays (like the ROG poster screen only) showing temps 1 for CPU 1 for each GPU and 1 for water temp. The cheaper and simpler the better.

I need to find the motherboard thermostat wires that connect to the OPT ports on motherboards (used mainly for fan speed control controllable through the BIOS).

I need a simple inexpensive case with a black interior. I will be ripping everything out and don't want all the external USB/Power/Reset stuff to get in the way.. so the easier they are to rid the better. The more room behind the motherboard the better and mid-tower is preferred.

What will I be doing? I am not sure but I am just brainstorming for now... But it will be called "da Balls".

Thanks for your tips.
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Old January 1, 2010, 02:59 PM
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NZXT Gamma. Or possibily you can snag my NZXT M59.
As for your other questions , no idea.
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Old January 1, 2010, 03:48 PM
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no tips but these guys might have something your looking for. FrozenCPU.com | 1.877.243.8266 | World's Largest Selection of PC Modification Supplies
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Old January 1, 2010, 05:07 PM
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To plug into the motherboard:
Alphacool Premium Thermal Sensor Cable Products Model: 17502 [17502] : Performance-PCs.com, ... sleeve it and they will come
Bitspower Premium Thermal Sensor Cable Products Model: BP-TTS [BP-TTS] : Performance-PCs.com, ... sleeve it and they will come

These look like they need to be mounted into something:
Scythe "Kama Thermo Mini" Super Compact Thermometer - White Products Model: TMMINI-WH [TMMINI-WH] : Performance-PCs.com, ... sleeve it and they will come
Scythe "Kama Thermo Mini" Super Compact Thermometer - Black Products Model: TMMINI-BK [TMMINI-BK] : Performance-PCs.com, ... sleeve it and they will come

These seem like they'd be fine standalone, and lots of backlight colours:
XSPC LCD Display Temperature Sensor - Blue Products Model: XSPC-LCD-TEMP-BL [XSPC-LCD-TEMP-BL] : Performance-PCs.com, ... sleeve it and they will come
XSPC LCD Display Temperature Sensor - Green Products Model: XSPC-LCD-TEMP-GN [XSPC-LCD-TEMP-GN] : Performance-PCs.com, ... sleeve it and they will come
XSPC LCD Display Temperature Sensor - Red Products Model: XSPC-LCD-TEMP-RD [XSPC-LCD-TEMP-RD] : Performance-PCs.com, ... sleeve it and they will come
XSPC LCD Display Temperature Sensor - White Products Model: XSPC-LCD-TEMP-WT [XSPC-LCD-TEMP-WT] : Performance-PCs.com, ... sleeve it and they will come
XSPC LCD Display Temperature Sensor - Yellow Products Model: XSPC-LCD-TEMP-YL [XSPC-LCD-TEMP-YL] : Performance-PCs.com, ... sleeve it and they will come

I think that covers everything. As for the case, I'd agree with the NXZT choices. Cheapest black interior cases you'll find.
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Old January 1, 2010, 05:59 PM
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jdrom17, thanks! You really helped me out!
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Old January 1, 2010, 06:04 PM
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Kayen, GREAT NZXT does have some sweet cases. I really like the panzerbox.
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Old January 4, 2010, 04:54 PM
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Yeah the panzerbox is great. Built quality is okay , not great, my M59 bothers me at times, and i'm considering getting a new case.
But black interior on the cheap +lots of room for fans for $45 why not (The Gamma)
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how does it bother you?
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how does it bother you?
Side panels flimsy, as well as the fact they didn't have enough room behind the tray to have 24pin routed behind it.
As well as a generally not rounded enough corners for the cable routing holes.
But hell for $65, being the cheap asian teen i am, i take it .
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