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  1. Design Idea: so the inspiration of this build is to create a silent case build that's somewhat lan friendly. To accomplish this goal, I'm planning on making the ventilation internal, meaning none of the fans connect directly to the wall of the case. Instead, vents will be attached to the bottom and top allowing for the sound to be dampened and lowered in pitch. Additionally the walls will be acrylic, further dampening any noise. Side note: most of the parts are coming from an older build I did. The motivation for this build is to replace my old all-acrylic case which is falling apart and had terrible thermals due to poor ventilation. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ So to kick of the build log I'll start with what I'm working on at the moment. Currently I'm putting together the lightering and fan controller. I'm building a custom 4 inch wide drive bay for this to all go in. On the top there's the "arduino" TAU to control everything, a prototype board for all the connectors and a PWM board at the bottom. TIP: to avoid that annoying sound PWMs make, make sure the operating frequency is above the audible frequency a person can hear. Technically I've already got the main frame of the case welded (started in August), but I'll get to that later.