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Old 02-09-17, 12:31 PM
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Yeah you can't flip it I just tried. New top would cost £4 or so (black) Clear is more and tbh? I think I would prefer it black. Just shot you an email.

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Old 02-09-17, 02:30 PM
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So the inner chassis and panels got a bath (and myself at the same time haha)



I also liberated it of the stupid mass hard drive cage.



I managed to sweep up the shavings this time and haven't got them in my foot

I removed the cages so I can fit this.



180mm Vegas Quad. Paid a fortune for it and this is kinda a junkyard build so I am trying to use up all of the decent stuff I have lying around (it's a lot !).

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Old 02-09-17, 06:03 PM
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Great work so far dude! Always wondered how much Alienware internal layouts differed from normal cases. Never heard of those Vegas fans though, they any good?
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Great work so far dude! Always wondered how much Alienware internal layouts differed from normal cases. Never heard of those Vegas fans though, they any good?
Alienware are Chieftec. Well, they were Chieftec on all of the predator and predator 2 cases. So they've the same as a Chieftec Dragon inside. The Predator 2 was different (a new design not just a "wrap around" like this one but still made by Chieftec.

The fan is 180mm and is made by Enermax. It does this.

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Alienware are Chieftec. Well, they were Chieftec on all of the predator and predator 2 cases. So they've the same as a Chieftec Dragon inside. The Predator 2 was different (a new design not just a "wrap around" like this one but still made by Chieftec.

The fan is 180mm and is made by Enermax. It does this.

Won't lie, that does look pretty cool. Make a disco rig with that
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Old 02-09-17, 07:46 PM
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Yeah not going to hold back. Gotta get rid of this stuff somehow haha.
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OK so I think the CPU is a AMD Athlon XP 2400+. Unless any of you guys know better? I would imagine the 2400 part gives it away but it's been many years since I saw one.



Also, get the original Aria sticker haha.

The ram is 512mb. More than enough, I only needed 128. I can't totally test it ATM because I have no GPU. However, when powered on it beeps once. Good news? I know PCs can fire without a GPU you just can't see it. If it was going mental I would be far more worried tbh. Unfortunately it seems some one got a bit frisky with the thermal compound and covered the entire CPU. It's just taken me 20 minutes to clean it lol.
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Ever since being given this block forever ago I have wondered why it had a funny channel machined out of the bottom.



Then I looked at the CPU socket.



And it all made perfect sense...

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Ah those bring back memories. Back when CPUs had foam dots in each corner.
If you're arms will take any more of it, you could polish up that block so you have shiny copper (mainly the top surface) and then we could cut the acrylic so the sides are parallel to the o-ring. Might need to shorten two of the screws but it could look good.
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Old 04-09-17, 09:20 AM
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I am going to polish the bottom (CPU contact) myself and then use my dremel "mop" (if you can call it that) to clean up the inside. Yeah for sure that thing will gleam dude when I am done I do need a cardboard box to do it in though, as the Dremel will no doubt spatter anything within 50ft with compound. That's one of the only reasons it's not done yet
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