C.ACE is my most recent finished scratchbuild, I made this build for Corsair to show…
46OW was my second try at doing a theme-mod, this time everything was based on the game Overwatch and Corsair’s Crystal 460X case. I wanted to choose hardware that would all fit into the theme and color-scheme. Gigabyte was very nice to help out with a motherboard and graphics card.
The hardware used ended up being this:
Corsair Crystal 460X
Intel Core i5 6600K
Gigabyte Xtreme Gaming GTX 1060
Corsair Vengeance RGB
Corsair H100i v2
Corsair HD120 RGB
Corsair Lighting Node PRO
The 460X case is actually pretty small for being a ATX case, which is good. It was also very nice to being able to use a M.2 SSD so no cables were needed for harddrive.
I also used the RGB-strips that comes with the Corsair Lighting Node PRO on the outside around the IO-shield to light that up.
The cables were sleeved by ModGuru.
With the help of a friend, Ace_finland, we designed a fan-grill that would cover the inside with both the Corsair logo and the Overwatch logo.
I then painted that together with the PSU-cover white and orange.
I wanted the front glass to have a Overwatch logo as well, I thought about vinyl at first, but then I decided on engraving it to the glass with a rotary tool. I used something called carbon paper to transfer the logo to the glass. Then I used my rotary tool with a engraving bit to do the engraving, when engraving glass though you need to be extra careful and not use any sharp engraving bits, I recommend using the “ball” ones. Remember to engrave on the backside and not the outside too!
The top part of the Overwatch logo is orange, which I wanted it to be on the glass as well so I bought an acrylic pen and filled it out.