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Discussion in 'Case Mod Gallery' started by JoeBoomz, Dec 11, 2004.

  1. JoeBoomz

    JoeBoomz n00b

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    Zalman TNN-500A with sleeping cat.

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    Really, I can't do anything to this case, it would break my heart to dremel it and it's not like it needs work to make it QUIETER.
     
  2. jaffy

    jaffy [H] Custodian

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    :drool: at your case! Specs and temps? I've always wanted to play around with one, but cant afford the $1200 price tag :p
     
  3. JoeBoomz

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    I was actually quite pleased with the cooling, slightly better than stock fan. It's currently running as a game/forum/file server. The server is obviously on 24/7 and I really just got sick of the noise it made so I switched the case (actually got this "damaged" one for a really good price and fixed it up) and got a quieter hard drive. Now I sleep better at night because you really can't tell it's running.

    ABIT IC7
    Intel 3.0C
    1x512MB Kingston PC3200 RAM
    74GB WD Raptor
    ATI 3d Rage II PCI vidcard

    Runs happily at 3.6 GHz at about 55 degrees under load. I've honestly been playing around more with watercooling lately so I haven't tinkered much with the case - pretty much just moved the parts over into it and have been running it like that since.

    Not worth the full price tag though. These cases are only for people who have problems finding expensive things to blow money on. My watercooling setup cost me about $250 when I was done and it's just as quiet (and performs better).
     
  4. thesmelliestsock.

    thesmelliestsock. [H]ard|Gawd

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    Do you have any pictures of the inside with your components installed?

    I have to see that :D
     
  5. JoeBoomz

    JoeBoomz n00b

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    Sure, here's a few...

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    You'll notice I have the northbridge fan unplugged ;)
     
  6. Qtip42

    Qtip42 [H]is Modness

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    AMD: powered by kittens

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    TheMostWantedPolishTwin [H]ardness Supreme

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    Killermac [H]ard|Gawd

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    Holy crap that is one neat wire job. I am impressed.

    KM
     
  9. Kevin003

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    How bout you be a good person and send that to me for a christmas present :p Your efforts will be greatly appreciated.
     
  10. Qtip42

    Qtip42 [H]is Modness

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    exactly where is the cutout for the cdrom tray?
     
  11. JoeBoomz

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    You have to open the front of the case to eject the CD-Rom