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Old 07-28-2005, 05:27 PM   #1
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Hey, I'm thinking of tryin to make my pc a bit more eye pleasing. anyone got any case modding experience, that could recomend something that looks gr8 and isn't too pricey..?
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Old 07-28-2005, 05:56 PM   #2
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You could always go with a clear case:

http://www.crazypc.com/products/cases/clearcases.htm

Not too pricey and very nice.

Theres cheaper cases at http://www.crazypc.com/products/cases/factorymods.htm but I think a heavily modded/themed case like those on that link, is a bit tacky and reeks of cheap scifi show prop. My own case is simple black finish with a hard plexiglass clear front and a blue LED lighting it up.
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Old 07-28-2005, 06:59 PM   #3
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LED lights are the way to go. But just be sure to include a way to turn them off and on without intervening with software. It looks great, but when you try to sleep, you have to put a sheet over your computer.
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Old 07-28-2005, 08:04 PM   #4
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I'd like to mod my PC to play import games.
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Old 07-28-2005, 09:14 PM   #5
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Moding your case is a waste of time, money and effort. Spend the money on making your games look better, not your case that just sits there and kills your eyes with flashing leds.
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Old 07-29-2005, 01:22 AM   #6
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ive been modding cases for the past 5 years, all i can say is take the money and buy a better case with vents, and or cooling system and forget the LED lights. its better to have em on sports cars than computers.
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Old 07-29-2005, 07:36 AM   #7
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this is what i've decided to go for, not sure on which colour though, its either, blue (as above) Green (cheapest), or red (as Below)

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While PCs like that look spiffy, if you leave your system on during nights to download stuff, the lights are going to PLEASE you into wakefullness. Upgrade your video cards damnit!
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Old 07-29-2005, 10:26 AM   #9
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It's very important what your computer looks like. When you bring girls home they'll be all like "your computer is so cool" and you're like "damn right bitch".

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Old 07-29-2005, 11:27 AM   #10
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Quote:
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Moding your case is a waste of time, money and effort. Spend the money on making your games look better, not your case that just sits there and kills your eyes with flashing leds.
WOOT!!!!!
Putting $100 into upgrading a Dell case doesnt make HL2 run better. HL2 isnt a shallow game, it cares whats on the INSIDE, not the OUTSIDE!
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although the clear case is so uber nice looking it does have its downs, most of the time ive seen the cases fall apart (yes they do fall apart due to bad glue/bolts) also downloading all nite long can do it.
ive had some nice cases, but its just not worth that 100+ bucks for one.
take the 130ish bucks and upgrade ur ram and or video card ye' nubs.
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