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Mac Pro Case Cutting for Ultimate Air Cooling - Pics

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I had too much temperature problems on my other old computers and I have decided to build a custom Mac with big fans (180mm Silverstone AP)

My daily mac is an OEM 4.1 upgraded to 5.1 with 2 x 6 core 3.33 Ghz, High Sierra and 2x 24“ Monitors

The Custom Ultra Cooling Mac is Windows 10 for Gaming but not finished yet.

Mainboard: Gigabyte X299 UD4 Pro
Cpu: LGA2066 Intel Skylake-X i7-7800 6 Core 3.5 Ghz (4.2 GHz Turbo)
Cpu Cooler: Dark Rock Pro 4
Ram: DDR4 4 x 8 GB
Storage: Western Digital M.2 NVMe 250 GB
Graphics: MSI GTX 1660 TI Ventus
PSU: 830 w

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Wow!! Please upload more pics of your mod process would love to see your process. How did you get such a clean result on the front intake?! And the top power button is really clean.
Really cool idea, thanks for sharing
 
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Update:

System: Linux Ubuntu 18.04

2x MsiGeforce 1660 Ti OC Ventus installed and working parallel (Blender Rendering and video editing)

Fans are adjustable with potentiometer, everything working fine and stable





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What color paint is that?
 
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Thanks, I dont have any other pictures because I am currently in vacation. The color is 2k Polyurethane Ral 9006 + Clearcoat but it looks little bit different (not looking like aluminium)
 
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Thanks, I dont have any other pictures because I am currently in vacation. The color is 2k Polyurethane Ral 9006 + Clearcoat but it looks little bit different (not looking like aluminium)
It looks pretty amazing, nice mod.
 
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My fingertips hurt thinking about all the times I would reach for the fan control, not looking, and shred the tips off. Your interior shot shows you have plenty of space, why not keep the fans behind the original grille?
 
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Yes the fans are very dangerous at full speed and can shred fingertips off. Maybe I should put the fans behind the original grille, but its too late now
 
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I had too much temperature problems on my other old computers and I have decided to build a custom Mac with big fans (180mm Silverstone AP)

My daily mac is an OEM 4.1 upgraded to 5.1 with 2 x 6 core 3.33 Ghz, High Sierra and 2x 24“ Monitors

The Custom Ultra Cooling Mac is Windows 10 for Gaming but not finished yet.

Mainboard: Gigabyte X299 UD4 Pro
Cpu: LGA2066 Intel Skylake-X i7-7800 6 Core 3.5 Ghz (4.2 GHz Turbo)
Cpu Cooler: Dark Rock Pro 4
Ram: DDR4 4 x 8 GB
Storage: Western Digital M.2 NVMe 250 GB
Graphics: MSI GTX 1660 TI Ventus
PSU: 830 w

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Hello my friend how are you? I congratulate you for those beautiful modifications, I ask you a question, what was the process you did in the front so that it looks like this, it is perfect !!!
sorry for my English
My name is Sebastian and I am from Argentina, a big hug, I hope you can guide me a bit ... !!
 
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