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More HAF Stacker mods on the way - Dan Woods is on the case

We've previously covered Dan Woods and his awesome Parvum chassis project named 'ARCTIC GOLD' - providing a white and gold color scheme matched with rigid tubing and some top-notch technology components. Well he's now back and has started work on another project - the 'STACKER MARK S'.


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Set to be as impressive as other HAF Stacker mods like that of Stuart Tonks' beast, Woods has already gone about painting the full exterior of this chassis in a blue and white color scheme - setting it apart from almost any other case on the market.


With the internals being kept a secret, Woods has let slip on his Facebook page that this build will include custom panels, all painted in the same blue color scheme with white accents.


We will continue to follow this project as it progresses, Dan is known for making some killer systems and we believe this won't be any different. What's even cooler is that he will be selling off select projects once their completed, if you're interested in owning a super charged modded rig of your own.

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The ROG V-3 is custom-cased ASUS ROG build with a banana for scale

Featuring an i7 4790K paired with a GTX 780Ti DCII, this custom-chassis ROG-styled build is all tied together with an ASUS GENE VII.


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If the full build log tickles your fancy, you can have a look for yourself - otherwise we'll wrap up the information below for you. With the custom chassis design being made out of sheet steel and acrylic, the original purpose was for it to house a mATX motherboard, two radiators, one video card and a full water-cooling system.


Once again featuring Bitspower cooling support, this custom build even managed to throw a full-size Be Quiet! power supply into the mix, with the full specification list reading:


CPU: Intel i7 4790K



PSU: Be Quiet! Straight Power 10 CM 800

FAN: Be Quiet! Silent Wings 2 120 mm

SSD: Kingston 3K 240 GB

RAM: Kingston HyperX Black Fury 16 GB

COOL: Various Bitspower products

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Coffee machine or PC Chassis? Meet the Silver Ghost project

It's obvious that Montymole's Modding Emporium doesn't mess around when it comes to PC modifications - they've just released a further 3D design for the 'Silver Ghost' project.


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Looking similar to a coffee machine, you can see that it's going to be a fully-custom chassis design, integrated with a full watercooling loop connected to 2x 180mm radiators - however it's very hard to tell the full scale of the project through just a rendered image.


On the official Facebook, it's explained that they don't want to spoil "the fun on the layout of the tubing and other stuff," so this is all we get for now - along with a full list of specifications.

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Clean builds be gone, this system is a mess of awesome

Made known to us by Jaiyen Watercooling, this build brings back some old modding trends in style - a slew of colors, components and modifications.


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It seems the current trend is to create cases that are spacious, space-age looking and extremely simplistic - so here's something a little different. Looking messy and unorganized at first glance, the reason we like this case is because it's different. Offering SLI ASUS video cards, a full watercooling setup and what seems to be four sticks of Hyper X DDR3 RAM - this case looks more awesome every time you take a glance.


We admit, it's certainly a love or hate thing. Sending this to a few modder and gamer friends of mine, I've gotten some extremely mixed reactions as to the color scheme and styling - what do you think?

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A modders dream? Yet another Parvum modded case hits our radar

We've already covered Dan Woods' simplistic stunner White Gold Parvum build before finding Project Orange Horizon and being blown away yet again. But wait, there's more! Are you a fan of the Pokemon Haunter or Gengar? Well this custom designed Parvum "beast" project might be right up your alley.


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Set to be stuffed with an Intel Core i7-4790k CPU, an ASUS GTX 690 dual GPU and a fully custom EK Water Block cooling setup, this case is going to look a little different from the rest.


As I said above, the first thought I had was something similar to the popular purple beasts from Pokemon called Haunter and Gengar. The reason this build catches our attention is due to its 'different' nature - looking toward a custom-designed exterior to set it apart, rather than thousands of dollars in top-notch internal components.

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20% complete but 100% amazing - another InWin S-Frame chassis mod

Frenchman Mathieu Heredia has announced that his S-Frame chassis mod is only 20 percent completed, but its already looking 100 percent awesome. In July last year, Chad covered the original release of this impressive case, showing off its elegant and 'out-there' styling.


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Set to be a system-builders dream, In Win's S-Frame has seen modders rub their hands together with glee - providing a simple solution for system building, modding and builds out of the ordinary.


This InWin case features a fully custom white color scheme with red accents - obviously no components are included yet, but the base of the case this far already looks impressive enough to share with you all.

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Another rigid tubing watercooled build - The Centurion 2

Cooler Master have crept their way into our headlines yet again - this time thanks to JPModified and their "Centurion 2" build, featuring more awesome rigid tubing watercooling.


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Featuring Bitspower fittings, tubing and radiators, Jesse Palacio from JPModified has gone for a 'space creating build' - making the internal cavity of this case look extremely spacious and spread out, further creating a simplistic and elegant looking build.


This build is all housed inside a Cooler Master 609II case and features gaming-grade technology components like a Bitspower-cooled GTX 780ti DCUII and an i7 4770k which is all tied together with an ASUS Z97 Sabertooth motherboard.

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How high can you stack? HAF stacker mods build in popularity

Not long ago, we covered GGF LAN and their Cooler Master HAF stacker monster-mash, packed with GTX 780's in SLI and tied in with a ASUS Maximus VI Formula motherboard. Just when you thought it couldn't get any more impressive, take a look at this amazing build by 'Corsaronero333'.


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Also featuring a 7-series NVIDIA video card, this heavily modified build also packs a fully custom liquid cooling setup and a front panel design that looks like a space-age futuristic fan. Topped off with a brushed aluminum exterior, there really isn't much more to say about this case - just let the pictures blow you away.

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A racing car simulator inside a real car shell - yes please!

PC Modders is helping some of their friends work on a real-life racing simulator cockpit for the V8 Super Car series, which is run out of Australia - showcasing V8 muscle racing around iconic local Aussie tracks. Set to model that of Garth Tander's Holden racing vehicle, this project is utilizing a real car shell as the exterior to help you get the full feel.


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Featuring what looks like the complete write-off wreck of a VZ series Holden Commodore sedan, this project will involve all the bells and whistles including a ButtKicker for realism, a full set of racing-grade pedals and head-tracking technology.


With building only being newly underway, there isn't too much to look at just yet - we will cover it more as the build develops. As according to PC Modders, it should see completion within three weeks.

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Project sale: Get your very own piece of modding excellence within

A lot of us don't have the time, energy or skill-set to complete our very own high-end custom modified system. There's no shame in picking up a pre-loved system for yourself and that's exactly what we're talking about with this article.


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Wae Waefamily is looking to offload this kick-ass system, complete with an EVGA 780ti, and a massive 1TB data-storage SSD, this system isn't for the faint of heart - built to post a striking presence no matter where it lay.


It's currently listed for £2,500 ($3,780 US) complete with the 1TB SSD or as £2,200 ($3,325 US) without - this build certainly isn't feature packed with copious amounts of tech, but it's still going to play any games you want at respectable resolutions and frame-rates for months to come.

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