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The Ghetto Mod Thread

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

  1. JBF

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    Water cooling household plumbing style....
     
  2. StreekG

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    So i did it, and now that i've done i thought, you know what, my computer does not deserve this, and if i put bigger piece of electrical tape over, it will look even more shocking. Maybe i'll permanent marker over the LEDS and see how much better that is. There is just no turning these bitches off, unless i run it at stock clocks, not gonna happen

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  3. Mistikal

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    Excuse my ignorance... did what?
     
  4. StreekG

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    Sorry, i thought it was obvious, haha, i put black electrical tape over the blue cpu phase LEDS because the blue interrupt the green and black theme. However a little bit of light still escapes
     
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    They CERTAINLY are bright! The tape looks quite cool with that halo effect, but it definitely stuffs up the green theme.

    I think the earlier mention of BlueTac might be the go to stop that sideways light effect. What about a nice square of polished aluminium (held up by the BlueTac?

    What about a small thin 1x1 or 2x2 lego capping tile?

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    Or perhaps a green fruit loop - now THAT would look scrummmmy!

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  6. Mistikal

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    Ah, I didn't even notice!

    If you REALLY want them gone, crank out the soldering iron and just de-solder the LED from the board - if you only do one side, makes it easier to put them back into place later :)

    * - I take no responsibility if you break your shit.
     
  7. StreekG

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    Guess it just depends on how ghetto i want it to look :D

    Mistikal: yeah i think my soldering iron can stay where it is, hehe
     
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    Nice mod, but the mod isnt the reason im posting. Where did you get those elephant tusk sized aerials? Me wantz
     
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    Another graphics card with a failed fan. An FX5500 this time.


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    I cut a few fins off an Intel 1155 stock heat sink and it's being held on with zip ties.
     
  12. the3coopers

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    You probably need to sharpen that axe of yours. :lol:
     
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    I used an angle grinder
     
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    Function over form!
     
  16. Rezin

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    Optical drive?! Ruined it.

    Edit: Also, I have that APC UPS... workhorse. Had it for so many years.. only replaced the battery once.
     
  17. Bush Elephant

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    24 port switch at work became too noisy today so we removed the 3 tiny fans and replaced them with a nice quiet 120mm fan lols....

    Awesome Gigabyte cardboard funnel system!


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    Fan is on a slight angle to allow somewhat of a push pull config.


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    Works great :thumbup:
     
  18. the3coopers

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    Potential ghetto fail - awaiting confirmation about the misuse of brand new cardboard rather than a beer carton :lol: :p
     
  19. Creekin

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    yeah i think we are going to have to ask for the referee to check this one out on the slo mo replay...
    used pizza box or beer carton is acceptable

    brand new mobo box...hmmm thats a grey area imho
    yes its sufficiently computery..but is it ghetto??
    judges? :Paranoid:
     
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    It was that or plastic bags! Now that i think of it, would of been more fun to create with plastic bags and totally safe as its next to the fire extinguisher :D

    So far its cooling better than the stock fans with 8 ports used!
     

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