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Old 01-17-2005, 09:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I first of all admit my biggest mistake, owning a dell. But i hope i redeem myself when i will begin building my new 64 computer this summer.
I did the most basic of mods that i could do to my computer, i added a window and sticker to my side panel, added some ccfl lighting, and spray painted the front of my case. I wanted to add more to my case and was wondering if anyone else had any suggestions.

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P4 2.4 w/HT
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1. Wire management

2. Paint any plastic in the inside of the case that will not RUIN if painted (you might have those ungodly HUGE green HDD clips or something that don't match)

3. Add a blow-hole fan

4. Try stealthing your drives

That's all i can think of that's not really that hard.
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4. Try stealthing your drives

That's all i can think of that's not really that hard.
wha's stealthing??
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wha's stealthing??
basically just putting panels on the front of your drive doors so you can't see any of the buttons or lights or anything.

kinda liek this:

http://www.1001monkeys.com/cs/img/stealth.jpg
http://www.thewarfields.com/img/Toys/Stealth-2.jpg
http://www.techtastic.ca/articles/stealthdrive3.jpg

then you can just press on the drive where the button is (usually you use a plastic spacer underneath the metal/plastic so it hits the button)
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try out www.casemodgod.com to give you some ideas
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try out www.casemodgod.com to give you some ideas
http://www.casemodgod.com/drive_stealthing.htm

awesome, that's a bookmark
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You should check out these site's too.

http://www.moddin.net/
http://www.twistedmods.com/
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I looked at some of the mods. And thanks for the sites, but i was wondering, no site provided for how to builds a fan for teh top of my case? any site providing really good instructions?
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You don't 'build fans' dude, you just cut a hole in the top and screw it in.

Put your fan where you want it, use a pencil to mark where the screw holes are. Drill the screw holes, then cut out a circle to compensate for the fan size.

Badda bing badda boom you got a fan on top.
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basically just putting panels on the front of your drive doors so you can't see any of the buttons or lights or anything.

kinda liek this:

http://www.1001monkeys.com/cs/img/stealth.jpg
http://www.thewarfields.com/img/Toys/Stealth-2.jpg
http://www.techtastic.ca/articles/stealthdrive3.jpg

then you can just press on the drive where the button is (usually you use a plastic spacer underneath the metal/plastic so it hits the button)
haha, you know what funny, my case kinda has that already.
not exactly the ones that you showed...you put the cd rom behind them, cept mine's got a button that you push and it goes though the case and hits the cd rom button, then there is a pannel that has properly arranged bumps on it for the actual try of the cd rom to slide down and out over it. it's got a window to show the lights.
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