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The Ghetto Mod Thread

Discussion in 'Modding' started by BlueRaven, Aug 11, 2011.

  1. JBF

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    When I was alot younger and wanted to do WC on the cheap...

    Ghetto rad made from copper, intel stock cooler and bulk brackets for heatsinks :/

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    Sorry never tested it and to be fair doubt it would have worked all that well :p
     
  2. Creekin

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  4. azkay

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    I should do this with mine.
    With my Optus modem, too.

    Or better yet, combine them.
    What did you use to power the fan? the usb port?
     
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  5. Humpty

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    Not super ghetto, but I made three aluminum holders for hardrives to all fit neatly in my new case,
    The result was pretty decent i think :D (yet to cut the end bits off tho..)
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    Cheers :thumbup:
     
  6. Recharge

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    and how do you mount that in your case? pics installed?
     
  7. Humpty

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    Basically bolt the aluminum rod thing to the bottom, Haven't installed yet, pics when i do :)
     
  8. Mistikal

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    Being aluminium, that is not ghetto unless it is made from Coke cans.

    However, it is smart thinking :thumbup:
     
  9. Saate

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    I actually like that, pretty neat :)
     
  10. Humpty

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    Cheers :)

    10 char haha
     
  11. the3coopers

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    I hope you aren't worried about the HEAT that those poor hard drives are going to be subjected to, being so close together like that? :Paranoid:
    - It looks like a little HDD Oil-filled fin radiator :D
     
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    PROTIP: Heat is good for hard drives, helps avoid sticktion. :lol::thumbup:
     
  13. WishBone17

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    id mount a 140/120 mm fan in front somewhere for some active cooling
     
  14. Humpty

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    Will be a 120mm fan sitting right behind them no need to worry :D
     
  15. the3coopers

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    Then it DEFINITELY isn't ghetto :lol:
     
  16. azkay

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    Will be if it'll be literally "just sitting behind it".
     
  17. Humpty

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    If its blue tacked does it count..
     
  18. the3coopers

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    Twist ties and gardening string are also acceptable retention methods. :thumbup:
     
  19. Huggy_Bear64

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    All the case fans in my 'server' are held on with double sided tape. Am I ghetto? :lol:
     
  20. Creekin

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    no your just a cheapskate! :Pirate:



    :p
     

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