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  1. dogtown

    dogtown New Member

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    Hey guys,

    I just ordered all of the pieces to build my computer into my computer desk. however, I couldn't find any USB cables with face plates. Basically, I want to run the USB ports right up onto the face of the desk so that they are flush with the surface. Any thoughts where I could find these? One or two firewire ports would be nice too. It doesn't matter to me weather they connect directly to the motherboard or if they are just an extension of the built in ports.

    Any help would be great, Thanks!
     
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    Buy a USB hub and build that into the desk instead.

    EDIT: Liiiike, this for instance:

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  4. dogtown

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    needs flames or something to not be boring.
     
  6. 1999TL

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    lol. racing stripe.
     
  7. cmsurfer

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    I'm not sure what kind of look you are expecting... I guess you could paint the plates... :dunno:
     
  8. Doomsday

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    would the frontx modular casing work for you?
    the casing it is actually made for a 5.25" drive bay but can also be used for what you want

    http://www.frontx.com/

    you can also get firewire and shit
     
  9. dogtown

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    yea, that looks pretty close to what I had in mind.

    most of the parts should be coming in friday or early next week, so ill post a build log at the end of next week if any of you guys are interested. Thanks for all the help.
     
  10. eideteker

    eideteker Who jarked off in my frakkin' coffee? OT Supporter

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    This seems like a good idea, I'd like to see the finished desk.
     
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