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Old 06-23-2008, 08:04 PM   #11 (permalink)
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if you do that then remember that a grille/meshing and some rubber molding to put around the hole. That just cleans it up and makes it look a lot more professional.
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My case already have a PSU exhaust area, but it is on the bottom of my case. Maybe this will help with suggestions. Here is my canvas....
I figured the only way I could help the PSU is if I mounted the back of the case up a little more and place a flat surface under it so it isn't suffocated by the carpet.

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Ground effects for a case is pretty cool,Some people make a little plexi bottom and throw some cathodes in there.

I had a blue set of acrylic feet on my x-blade for a while and they worked and looked pretty decent.

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Old 06-23-2008, 08:39 PM   #14 (permalink)
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yeah I might do that, that'll be cool.
How would I cut holes in my case? I would love to make a hole in the bottom and put LEDs that sounds sick. Also, should I prime the inside of the case before painting??
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You could use a dremel or a jigsaw, or since it is aluminum you could buy some metal snips and that would do the job just fine.

You can prime the inside, but you really wouldn't have to.
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okay cool. I just got some spray paint and i'm starting shortly. I'll update on progress.

I'm also planning to lap my processor and heatsink, but 1500 grain sandpaper is the finest I can find around where I live. Would 1500 be fine enough or should i order 2000 and 2500? and also could I lap on any flat surface? like maybe a concrete basement floor
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okay cool. I just got some spray paint and i'm starting shortly. I'll update on progress.

I'm also planning to lap my processor and heatsink, but 1500 grain sandpaper is the finest I can find around where I live. Would 1500 be fine enough or should i order 2000 and 2500? and also could I lap on any flat surface? like maybe a concrete basement floor
Basement floor is not flat enough. Take the glass out of a picture frame and use that.
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okay i'll do that. What about the sand paper grits? Will 1500 do?
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1500 will give you a pretty good lap. its debatable whether or not anything above 2000 does much.


and this just gave me a sick idea for my case. Cathodes on the bottom of the case.. .cause my case is on 3" wheels, that would look sick..
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and this just gave me a sick idea for my case. Cathodes on the bottom of the case.. .cause my case is on 3" wheels, that would look sick..

Thats what i was talking about,You used to be able to buy plexi bases that the comp would sit on but i havent seen any for sale in a good while.
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