Vintage Revival

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Vintage Revival

I wanted to resurrect an old case I had.
The ASUS Vintage AE 1 was originally sold as a barebones pc with a socket 754 motherboard.
It was upgraded to an AM2 motherboard then abandoned in a closet for years.
Time for some internal modification and new hardware.
Color(s): Black
RGB Lighting? No
Theme: Retro
Cooling: Air Cooling
Size: Micro-ATX
Type: General Build

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This build participated in 1 contest.

Build Updates

Reconsidering how much modification and metal removal to do.

Parts acquisition

Paint is done {for now}. Parts are coming !

Installed Noctua fans, added intake fan for graphics card, replaced wraith stealth with wraith spire cpu cooler

Added front USB 3 and 2 tb hard drive

The metal cutting is done for now

Hardware

CPU
$ 190.00
AMD - Ryzen 5 (2600)
Socket: AM4
Cores: 6
Motherboard
$ 135.99
ASUS - Prime (B450M-A/CSM)
Chipset: B450
CPU Socket: AM4
Size: Micro-ATX
Memory
$ 32.99
Corsair - Vengeance LPX (3000MHz) (Black)
Type: DDR4
Capacity: 8 GB
Graphics
$ 449.99
ASUS - ROG Strix OC
Chip Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip: GTX 1080
Storage
$ 42.44
ADATA - XPG SX6000pro
Form Factor: M.2
Interface: M.2 (M)
Capacity: 512 GB
Storage
$ 99.99
Seagate - Barracuda (ST2000DM006)
Form Factor: 3.5 Inch
Interface: SATA 6 Gb/s
Capacity: 2 TB
PSU
$ 109.00
EVGA - 650 GQ
Wattage: 650
Form Factor: ATX
Efficiency: 80+ Gold
Case
ASUS - Vintage AE1
Type: Mid-Tower
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