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Case Mod - In Progress Lian Li Pc-7HX Grafit !!! COMPLETED !!! IT IS ON !!!

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  1. alain-s

    alain-s Active Member

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    Time for a small mod named Grafit.

    Last week I have picked up a Lian Li PC-7HX in the local hardware store. I didn't had much choice because it had to be this one.
    With this case I want to enter in the Lian Li Case Mod Competition. I know that the end of the competition is in less then 2 months. ^^

    So lets start!

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    Fitting the 420 Rad in the front of the case.

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    Removed the alu that is in the way. To make room for the radiator.

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    By lowering the radiator in to the hole the top of the case fitted back on it.

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    Placed some hardware in the case to check out how much space I have left for all the rest.

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    I picked up some new parts from IT-Service this weekend.

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    Corsair fans are really well designed.

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    Working on this piece of plexi when this is ready I will post a new Update.

    For some reason some of the pictures that needed to be in Landscape are in portrait mode. :s
     
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  2. Ra6

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    Great! That rad fits perfectly! And nice fans! Are they loud?
     
  3. alain-s

    alain-s Active Member

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    Thanks Ra6 well there not louder then my 120mm silverstone fans at 2400 rpm :p

    Update.

    Removed the MBtray and replaced it with a plexi version.

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    Used the Original MB tray for all the dimensions.

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    Drilled holes taped wire and placed the standoff on it.

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    Making the opening for the PCI cards

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    Tray in the case

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    Using a HDD case from the Cosmos 2

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    Saw 3 pieces of alu to make new fronts for the HDD

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    First front is ready the rest will follow later this weekend.

    Till next Update. ^^
     
  4. Ace_finland

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    Keep up the good work!
     
  5. k.3nny

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    Yess KUTGW :D
     
  6. Editor22

    Editor22 E22 | Hex-Gear

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    Good luck getting it done in time Alain!
     
  7. ASPHIAX

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    Good luck mate !
     
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    Niceee :)
     
  9. alain-s

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    Thanks Guys will do my best to make the deadline. ^^

    Small Update

    Dismantle my TJ07 this weekend with pain in my hard. I will be needing all the hardware for this build.

    Drainage ^^

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    After the draining I cleaned the pc and prep it to put it back in to the box till the buyer comes and pic it up.

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    By By :waah:

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    Back to the Lian Li case.

    Cutted the top plated in to pieces. And filled up the holes with some 2K filler.

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    Reshaping the side panels

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    Total picture.

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    That was it again I am waiting for some pieces before I can continue with the body and cable management. Hope u all like it so far.

    Cya next time
     
  10. Ra6

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    That's a nice and interesting cut! ;)
     
  11. Pranja

    Pranja Blackwolf

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    Nice cut-will there plexi be placed in cut area?
     
  12. alain-s

    alain-s Active Member

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    Thank U Ras
    Thanks Prania, the case will stay open but the top will change bit.
     
  13. Bitwacker

    Bitwacker C# forever

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    Lian Li are always good.
     
  14. alain-s

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    Thank U Bitwacker

    Update!!

    Did a small mod on the heat-sinks of the MB. Because the theme color for this build will be red. I was obligated to change the color of it.

    Removed the heat-sink from theMB

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    Filled a small cup with D-stop and placed the pieces that where colored in the cup for 10 minutes.

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    Cleaned the product with water. As u can see there are still some blue spots on it. These are the places where the glue was so U wont see a thing of it when the are back in place.

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    This way I don't have to sand the pieces and I keep the brushed effect on the parts.

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    The HDD case is finished to but I am not convinced by it.

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    Had to come up with a new idea for the HDD. Started with some plexi to create a new HDD bay.

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    Short movie of how u place the HDD in place

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    Did the wires already for the HDD and found a spot for the AC poweradjust 2

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    That was it again if the mail service do there job good I will have a very nice suprice before Xmess is here.

    Cya next Time. :D
     
  15. Waynio

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    I like how this is shaping up. :):dremel:
     
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    Motherboard improvement factor +10 :D
     
  17. alain-s

    alain-s Active Member

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    Thank U Waynio :D
    THanks Nate ^^

    Update!!!!

    The update was suppose to be posted before Xmess. But do lak of time with the holidays I only had time to post it today. Time to get a move on.

    Received my 1st package from Nate (Editor22) E22 - Welcome to our website! . Thank U Nate for the great service in this short time. :rock:

    Custom made top res/window.

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    And a lovely Cherry MX key chain HL.

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    Some extra pins for the powercables.

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    Extra colour sample for future mods.

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    On Xmess evening I received a lovely gift from my GF. :D

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    Installed on the MB

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    Removed the top of the case.

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    Drilled some holes and taped wire in them to mount the res.

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    Didn't had much time these days with all the Family dinners and visits to work on the case. Now that it is all past and over I can continue my work.

    Cya next week for a Update.
     
  18. Pranja

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    I like this-you have a nice play with curved and straight lines. Nicely done.
     
  19. sorry2

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    Alain shifting in win mode :thumb:
     
  20. elAwesome

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    Bloody hell that looks awesome!!
    I'm definately following this one
     

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