This should be my first projekt log, I've done some modding before, not much but some. Well I've just moved to a new flat and got a new tv aswell. In the new flat I'm going to place my computer in my bedroom, this since I've got a roomie and I would like to be able to do schoolwork in private etc. So I decided that I wanted to build a HTPC, I've been looking for a clean and simple case for a while now but with no luck. But then I found a case that looked alright except the front but it looked as if the front was quite easy to mod. A plus was that it was quite cheap, got it for about 870 sek ~120 us $ including a 380w PSU. So what I would do to this case it to replace the entire fron with some frosted plastic. What you can see on the fron is a hole for the slot-in dvd, a small LCD display, four USB and one Firewire. The power on, reset and eject buttons will be made with some QProx QT110 chips so that they won't be mechanical. On the image you can se a green dot beneth the dvd that will be the led for the dvd and also the button, I might engrave a normal eject sign there. The blue dot will be the power on led and also the power on button and the red dot will be the HD-led as well as the reset button. My goal is to make the LCD only visible when the computer is on, trying to make it be seen through the plasic. LCD There will also be an IR reciever somewhere on the front. The Mobo will be a ASUS M2NPV-VM The good thing with this Mobo is that is has component out and DVI out so it is easy to connect to the TV. I will get a AMD AM2 socket CPU the Energy Effecient (35 Watt) not sure if it's going to be a Sempron or a Athlon 64 yet. I've also got 1Gb of ram a 200gb samsung spinpoint HD and a HDA Digital - HDA Digital X-Mystique 7.1 Gold soundcard. What do you think? Peace.