ok, this isn't really a mod-job but what started out as a simple repair job on a m8's pc has turned out to be a full-on refurb job!! lol i think i'll be etching the window at some point though!!.......... ..................... ^benchtesting the psu, and it works fine now, that's my celeron rig im testing it on!^ now for the heatsink and fan........ i dont know a lot about polishing so i used maybe to course a paper and yes thats colour restorer im using lol!! this technique did work for me b4 on one of my mums ornaments! lol.................... ^ i had to swap in the k7 board as his original mobo is fried! ^ cleaning up the front panel a bit more and the extra ram im giving to him! so thats that so far, i'll update as soon as possible!! small update! after much deliberation and advice my customer decided on a new mobo and cpu. celeron d 3.06ghz asus p5pe-vm socket lga775. i set it all up last night and nadda!! i started to worry until i took out the agp card, the system booted no probs!! so at present she's running onboard graphics until he gets a new card and some new ram! windows xp essential installed and running stable! next up.......... window etch more case cleaning cable management front led strips need looking at as they aren't lighting up anymore pics comming soon................ new gpu turned up at my door thismorning - Inno3D NVidia geforce6200 it's a budget card due to customers request! i'll be installing it today or tommorow, so pics soon!! before and after (hardware)!! i still have to work on tidying the cables!! all thats left now is the window etch, install a re-writer and clean up the panels!!