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Old 06-17-2008, 08:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default What are little things you can do to your computer to make it "look" expensive?

I want to show off this computer as say it costed me like 20000000 dollars.

Anyone got tips on how to make it look expensive and awesome?

I have the Antec 900 case.

(other than water cooling)
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A custom paint job takes a lot of time but doesn't cost too much and if done well makes a big impact.
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get some cold cathodes (these are really cheap) and mabye a couple of decals on the side
but other than putting diamonds on it and plating it w/ gold... there's not much to do. water cooling is great
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Do you know how these are installed? They look preety sweet.
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I hate decals, I think it looks tacky. Honestly the best thing you can do is wire management. Make it look clean. Paint the inside if you'd like w/ flat black. And if you add cathodes(which I do like) Make sure its not totally out in the open. Try hiding it on the sides of the 5.25 bays. Makes it look like light is emitting instead of seeing this big ol' cathode hanging there.
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Didn't MgCook do that with his Antec 900? Paint the inside of his 900 Flat Black, it looked gorgeous, you could also do what Gurusan did with his Side windows, and do a window mod
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Paint it with aerosol spray? or are you guys talking about some kind of expensive paint?
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Didn't MgCook do that with his Antec 900? Paint the inside of his 900 Flat Black, it looked gorgeous, you could also do what Gurusan did with his Side windows, and do a window mod
yes he did. BTW I haven't seen him in awhile.
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