CM690 Case Mod - Paint + Window + Cable Management + Clean.

Hello, welcome to my first ever case mod. I'm just 16 years old, I did this in one day on a budget of £20. Enjoy!

PC Specs:

CM690
Asus P5B Motherboard
8800gts 320mb
4gb Crucial Tracer ram
300gb + 80gb HD
700watt WinPower PSU (crap but does the job).

Purchased Products:


1 Can of black mat spray paint
1 Can of compressed air
1 roll of masking tape
1 roll of double sided tape
1 A3 sheet of clear perspex
5 A4 sheets of foam
1 Akasa blue cold cathode light.

Equipment Used:

Drill
Jigsaw
Files
Screwdriver

Photographs!

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The amazing workbench where all the cutting was done. :p

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Sides cut and sprayed. Case ready to be sprayed.

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My stack of fans.

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My desk, a total mess!

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Compressed air to clean the components.

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LUNCH!

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And so it begins...

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Some areas I didn't waste paint on as they wont be visible in the end.

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Fans installed.

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Makeshift front intake 80mm fan holder mod. LOL.

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Clasps back in the case.

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Installing hardware.

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PSU kills the mod, i was weary about spraying it... I'll buy a new black one somtime in the near future.

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Very happy with the cables :D

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Beautiful sight, lol.

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Desk tidied and case on desk.

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Perspex will be installed tomorrow when i get my double sided tape!

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Thanks for looking! :D
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  1. Why do half my pics not show? I can't even edit it... :(
  2. looks cool.
  3. Nothing wrong with a SIMPLE case mod, they usually turn out the nicest actually!
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