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Old 28-01-09, 02:55 PM
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there are some more pics in this old thread

http://forum.overclock3d.net/showthr...light=hodgstar

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Old 17-04-12, 05:36 PM
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Hello All,

I am looking into ATX Cube cases and struggling to find anything that I can afford at the mo. After much reading have decided on building / modding one myself using 2 ATX cases as the bones of the beast. Now, cost is a real bone of contention for me.

I need to fit in an ATX MB, D5 Pump, 1x360 Rad and a large reservoir. I Know that this would fit into a tower ATX but want something different that I have put something personal into. Given that, can anyone recommend or point me to a cheap ATX case that 2 could be used for the bones. I Am looking for as plain a case as possible so that when 2 are joined they look uniform, a mesh design would be nice. I am happy to get to work with a dremel so no windows is fine (actually better).

Hope you can help, thanks

Carl
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Old 17-04-12, 07:35 PM
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Hey Carl!

Ressurrected this thread from the dead. Not complaining! I would personally prefer people used the search function of the forums rather than starting a hundred threads about the same thing.

I really like your idea. Have you had a look around eBuyer, Aria, Scan, etc for a bog standard case?
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Old 17-04-12, 09:42 PM
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Hi Nic,

I Have indeed and figure that one with plainest front would work best when the two are sandwiched together....1 case to house the MB and Res with a window which I will cut, the other to hold a 360 Rad, Pump & PSU. The most work that I can forsee would be cutting the front of case 2 so that I can get the rad/fans in there but space won't be a problem

I am thinking about 2 of of these, I know they are cheapos but like I said, price is a big consideration for me -

http://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Compo...roductId=47468

Or this, more costly but I figure better quality cases and finish -

http://www.ebuyer.com/278066-nzxt-so...e-nzxts210e001
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Old 18-04-12, 12:15 PM
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OK, got impatient LOL !!!!

Ordered 2 of the cases from Aria - £49 Delivered

and the following from Specialtech -

- Akasa Low Profile VGA RAM Heatsink 10 Pack Black : AK-VMC01-BK

- Swiftech MCR320XP Extreme Performance 360mm Triple Radiator : MCR320XP

- 4 1/4" Thread High Flow Barb Fitting for 1/2" (13mm) ID Tubing : Black

- Phobya Balancer 250 Reservoir Black Nickel

- XSPC 7/16" ID - 5/8" OD (11-16mm) High Flex Tubing : Clear

- Mayhems Aurora Fluid for Water Cooling 3 Litres : Nebula Blue

- £129 delivered

Let the fun times begin !!, My dremel had better watch out
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Old 26-05-12, 06:40 PM
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Sooooo anything happening here?

Interested to see what the sandwich case will look like
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Old 27-05-12, 04:28 PM
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Sure, it's still a bit 'work in progress' so bear with me

Need to install lighting, coasters, sort cabling, cut a window and finish off the rough bits. Pretty pleased with the temps so far given that it's a slim 360 but there is plenty of space for more rads . Akasa fan controller turned out to be a waste as it suffers from a buzzing (should have read the forum reviews first !!!). Just ordered a zalman zm-mfc1 so that it's a bit quiter, when I have some cash the fans need to be made a little more uniform.



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Old 27-05-12, 06:09 PM
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umm, what?

The front doesn't look anywhere near uniform lol, you should get an aluminium or acrylic plate and make a front panel, would look so much better - and you should remove the front io ports from both cases and relocate, just my 2 cents
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umm, what?

The front doesn't look anywhere near uniform lol, you should get an aluminium or acrylic plate and make a front panel, would look so much better - and you should remove the front io ports from both cases and relocate, just my 2 cents
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