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This is my first Case Mod and although I know the insides don’t look amazing, I did my best on cable management.
My goal was a beautiful outside.
I used the backside of my old case and secured it in place with bolts and nuts.
I really like the look of it. It’s supposed to look like old plastic with the retro apple logo. Would love to hear your guys opinions!!
 

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Looks great. The cream/white colour and retro Apple logo work well. Plenty of room in there for optical drives or more storage, if you need them. Good idea using your old case's back-panel. A lot of builders cobble together something but nothing fits the motherboard template as well as an actual PC case. Good idea to have a Be Quiet! PSU.

By the way, please update your hardware Profile. Then we can see what components you've used. (It's also a part of the Site Rules). Thanks! :thumbup:
 
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The retro look is awesome, good job!. Did you consider saffron yellow for the paint job at all?.
 
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The retro look is awesome, good job!. Did you consider saffron yellow for the paint job at all?.
No I wanted a clean look, still somehow retro. The colour I used is RAL 1013. Its actually not as yellow as it seems on the pictures, in the sunlight it actually almost looks completly white.
 
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Also if someone is interested, this are the temperatures and speeds after 10 minutes of 100% load on CPU and GPU. Due to a little space problem, I only use a small CPU cooler. Still it averages out at around 77°C under full load at 6C/12T 4,3GHz. The GPU, however, ran at 85-90 °C under full load in my old case and now doesnt get above 60°C which is pretty impressive. The Airflow in this case is insane. Also the Fans in the front are just taped to the case with double sided tape, just like the SSD and HDD. I used quality tape so they dont go anywhere and look very clean.
 

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I like the white side panels, but the white mesh looks cheap. It's a bit messy at the rear, but hey no one will see.

Nice idea!
 

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Also if someone is interested, this are the temperatures and speeds after 10 minutes of 100% load on CPU and GPU. Due to a little space problem i only use a small CPU cooler, still it averages out at around 77°C under full load at 6C/12T 4,3GHz. The GPU however ran at 85-90 °C under full load in my old case and now doesnt get above 60°C which is pretty impressive. The Airflow in this case is insane. Also the Fans in the front are just taped to the case with double sided tape, just like the SSD and HDD. I used quality tape so they dont go anywhere and look very clean.

Here's an idea about CPU cooling ...

Turn that Noctua fan about-face so that it is forcing cooling-air into the heatsink. Currently it pulling air from it and away. This will also help keep other components cool too.

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Here's an idea about CPU cooling ...

Turn that Noctua fan about-face so that it is forcing cooling-air into the heatsink. Currently it pulling air from it and away. This will also help keep other components cool too.

:)
I got the Noctua NH-D15S so the CPU cooler takes advantage of the airflow in the case and my CPU hopefully will boost to 4,6-5 ghz. But still very nice tip!
 
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UPDATE: The Noctua NH-D15S was too wide so it blocked the PCIe 16x Slot. Instead i got a Dark Rock Pro 4 now and the temps dont climb to 70 Degrees now under full load. 66 Avg and 68 Max.
 

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Hey I like the white mesh a lot. White is a great color, nice job!
 
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