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IndyGunFreak
05-19-2009, 20:20
OK, I admit, I'm a simpleton when it comes to building computers. If the case isn't plain black or white, w/o a silly side window.. its probably not going to appeal much to me... but this...

http://forums.vr-zone.com/case-modding-peripherals/416327-the-most-hardcore-case-mod-i-have-ever-seen-wall-e.html

For those not inclined to click the link...

http://i82.photobucket.com/albums/j263/IndyGunFreak/partedmagic/3_6007001.jpg

http://i82.photobucket.com/albums/j263/IndyGunFreak/partedmagic/3_4453image172.jpg

Instructions...edit.. eh.. nevermind, they're in some language I can't even fathom.. maybe Russian

g29andy
05-19-2009, 21:47
Number 5. . .is alive!

NGWT
05-20-2009, 01:16
Very cool.

dotsun
05-20-2009, 04:51
That is pretty awesome. And hey don't dis my silly side window, I need to see in there to make sure no one's straightened my wiring out. :supergrin:

IndyGunFreak
05-20-2009, 05:26
That is pretty awesome. And hey don't dis my silly side window, I need to see in there to make sure no one's straightened my wiring out. :supergrin:

I've had a friend ask me why I don't use a case w/ a side window, because I'm a neat freak when it comes to wiring. Zip ties are a beautiful thing. :)

IGF

Linux3
05-20-2009, 06:47
I build plain box systems but a few years ago at a computer show I saw a case.
It was sliver base metal flake black with a door over the optical bays and it had a devil's head and the eyes flashed red when the HD was accessed. It had a window in the side and it was just so cool.

I bought the stupid thing then spent the next 4 months building up a real benchmark buster system. I usually just run Linux but I dual booted XP because some of the other engineers around here built systems too and we tested them with, among other things, Sisoft Sandra. The other guys are software people, I'm hardware and I kicked butt.

But then I found that the fun was in building and tweaking the system. I didn't really have a use for it and found the light show distracting. So I sold it.
But it was fun to build!

MavsX
05-20-2009, 07:56
hey, do any of you yahoos subscribe to CPU mag ?

i used to get pc world....but it is just too....."basic" for me. Meaning..pc world is for someone with little to no experience. CPU is computer power user. It is awesome. I've been a subscriber for a few years now.

You guys should check it out!

IndyGunFreak
05-20-2009, 09:36
hey, do any of you yahoos subscribe to CPU mag ?

i used to get pc world....but it is just too....."basic" for me. Meaning..pc world is for someone with little to no experience. CPU is computer power user. It is awesome. I've been a subscriber for a few years now.

You guys should check it out!

I've picked it up off the magazine rack plenty of times. Its a good mag for experienced folk.

I built my first PC, off an article in the magazine PcUpgrade... They build a PC in every mag, and go over the details, problems, etc.. Its a good read. I've not been able to find it on the shelf for quite a while here in Indy...

IGF

Linux3
05-20-2009, 10:49
hey, do any of you yahoos subscribe to CPU mag ?

You guys should check it out!
I have been a subscriber for a few years too.
I like the columnists The Saint is the first thing I read.
I't's nice they have better and better Linux coverage.

MavsX
05-20-2009, 16:45
I have been a subscriber for a few years too.
I like the columnists The Saint is the first thing I read.
I't's nice they have better and better Linux coverage.


Yeah, i've noticed they keep showing more linux in there. They call it "Warm up to Penguins"

Well i'm glad we all bonded over CPU mag.....platonic bonding of course!

MavsX
05-20-2009, 16:47
i kind of enjoy when people send in their questions about current builds. I don't know why but i like that. I usually like to read the column by Rahul Sood

axelangel007
05-24-2009, 01:09
here's mine cosmos chrome modded

Team Alpha Logo

http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f161/axelangel007_2008/team1.jpg

http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f161/axelangel007_2008/team3.jpg

Nicky D
05-24-2009, 06:55
That is a pretty cool case.

Big Al 24
05-24-2009, 17:09
For those that like to look at case mods, there's a plethora of them here:

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=101

betyourlife
05-24-2009, 21:06
tagged....