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This is going to be a really fast modding! The work on the live.MOD.repeat projec will start in the middle of February, I hope to finish it for the april 30th deadline. The theme of the mod is inspired by the Edge of Tomorrow movie, I will modify the case in the style of the Power Armor battle suit and other fight machinery showed in the film.

 

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I will use the following hardware for this mod:

 

Case: Cooler Master HAF X

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming

CPU: Intel i7-4770K @ 4500MHz

Memory: Patriot Viper 3 16GB DDR3-1866
SSD: OCZ Agility 3 60GB

HDD: WD Caviar Blue 640GB, Samsung F3 1TB

Graphics: MSI R9 290X 4GD5 BF4 @ 1100/1400MHz

Sound: ASUS ROG Xonar Phoebus

PSU: EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 G2

 

Water cooling:

CPU: D-Tek Fusion V2

Memory: T56 Ram Blokk

Graphics card: HK GPU-X3 R9 290X

Pump: Laing DDC 1T Plus + Alphacool DDC Top

Radiator: MO-RA 2 + 4 x Cooler Master 200mm fan

Reservoir: FrozenQ Liquid Fusion V Red

Controller: Aerocool Touch-2100

 

It is now built in a rather chaotic configuration, hope the final mod will be loooot nicer :)

 
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Hi guys! Just finished the modding – at least the most of it :) It was a really fast mod, I started the work exactly 2 months ago, on the end of February, and did it beside my daytime job. So first the disassembly.

 

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First I made new fan grills on the top...

 

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... then started the rebuilding of the front. Here I kept the 230 mm fan, and made some plexi modules as the base for the smaller details. Obviously the ugly front drive panels had to go, I will put the water coolers pump here with some nice grill and lights. Redesigned the top connector panel too.

 

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For the power button I used a detail from the Edge of Tomorrow film.

 

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The side panels came next, with another film detail on the left side, plus some broken plexi  and other battle wounds.

 

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The other side will host the huge MO-RA2 radiator with 4x20 cm Cooler Master fans.

 

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Did some decoration inside and outside.

 

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And here the magic began! I applied a special metallic layer, then a strong enough sealing layer for other paints. With his technique, some sanding can bring out the “bare metal†making great damaged armor effect.

 

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Oh, one thing: notice the holes for the new fan light!

 

Then the porcess of "aging" started. I used sander, metal brush and other things to scrub down some layers, make the surface look old and "battle worn".

 

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Finally I put on some "artifical dirt".

 

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Plus some "oli", more details and United Defence Force logos form the film:

 

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