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Case Mod - In Progress A-qube

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by k.3nny, 27 Jan 2010.

  1. k.3nny

    k.3nny Active Member

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    Qmonster sold = new project

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    Idont have the stuff yet but thats underway.

    Sketchup.

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    Picture's are a bit blurry.

    ordered :
    Lian Li PC-V351B - Black
    Yate Loon 120MM Red LED 1350RPM
    Scythe BIG Shuriken CPU Cooler
    PrimoChill Flexsleeve Kit WHITE
    PrimoChill Flexsleeve Kit UV

    Goodie:
    HighFlow Sticker :p

    Overige:
    Red smoked plexiglass.
    Other mod stuff.
    Multi-Tool.
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    First sleeve works:

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    update!
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    Sponsor:
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    The order.
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    Cpu shot.
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    Shall it fit?
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    Rip it off.
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    Didnt need it so get rid of it..
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    Hmm kinda empty:bird:.
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    Preparing and painting.
    Primer:
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    White:
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    Shall it ever be white?
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    Yes mylord.
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    Fangrills on the Yateloons, and sleeving.
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    More sleeving:
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    Ocz fail sleeving
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    Demolish it :D!
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    cutting!
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    Ready and cut some pieces out.
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    Much better!
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    Update!

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    Time to cut some pci-e cables.

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    Primochill vs stock.
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    First one done.
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    Second one done.
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    Hmm what hole?
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    Aaah there!.
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    Case whith other stuff
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    And then i was ALLOT furtehh.
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    Update!

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    First window is ready.
    The lexan is stuck whith tec7! that come never loose!

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    Watercooling is an addiction!: WATERKOELING!

    Old set: (i made this case to Called Igigabyte came case as Qmonster)
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    set exist out of:
    Ek supreme 775/1366 socket
    Xspc pomp+res
    Xspc 1x120mm radiator

    Soon more :D
    Little question:
    These one i have:

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    Shortbarb 1/2

    Can i fit 3/8e hoses on? I want to have a clean look.

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    Bron: Coolfris.

    I think it can. ;)

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    Little update.
    Watercooling :p

    Fittingen: Feser stubby's 1/2
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    Cpu: EK supreme LT
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    Pomp+res: Xspc450 (need some cleaning)
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    Rad: Xspc rx120 neds respray.

    Todo: tygon and red Feser fluids. :D

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    Yes finally handwork! Im preety pleased whith the results i dont have a workbank of workmate so i need to hold hit good!

    considers: ATI logo.

    Picture of ATI logo.
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    i gleued it whith woodgleu to my cut-out piece.
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    I drilled some holes to get a good solid base.
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    First piece.
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    We all love 3D.
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    Rough cut-outs.
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    The I is ready.
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    Removed the picture.
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    Round thingy is also ready and cleaned.
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    The AT is also ready and cleaned.
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    My little idee whith it.

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    I will gleu the m3 nuts to it.

    After some time!

    After gleuing whith tec7.

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    Ati logo finished?

    First some drilling for the leds and imbusbolts.
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    Whith the leds.
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    Led fits perfect.
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    There all working only my cam cant capture the light good.
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    A better picture.
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    The package.
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    unwrapping it.
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    Contains:

    1x Black ice GT-Xflow 240 radiateur.(hoefde niet maar alsnog hardstikke bedankt!)
    2x liter red Feser vloeistof.
    2x meter Tygon.
    1x een overheerlijke twix.
    1x flesje burn shot.
    1x mooi groen tekstje(love).

    ripped down the ol situation.
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    Supreme LT instalation.
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    Lets take a look to the Black ice GT
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    Shall it fit?
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    little mockup whith the fans.
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    Some taping and measuring.
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    Then i created some pilars.
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    Close up.
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    All holes drilled/filed.
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    It fits. :crack:
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    Then there was time to fit the rest.

    Pomp next to the motherboard.
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    Then i looked @ some thing if it can fit an hose routing would be OK.

    That idee from Coolfris.

    I love Tygon!

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    First hose is done.
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    Cpu.
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    Looks OK.
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    Clear fluid?
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    Noo! Red remember :p
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    I didnt use much.
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    Empty leak test.
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    Orange?
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    Now here are some "mockup" pictures!

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    That was it till today!

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    Damn where back!

    Why this update?

    I needed to disamble him bcause my pomp was standing loos anf coudnt find a good spot soo i upgraded it.

    Contains:

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    1x Xspc dual pomp/res.
    1x Nexus hdd ding.
    1x Tfc Dual red led.
    1x Yateloon 120mm red led.

    This update Shall take much tim bcause i need to do the 3/8 tubing again!

    Beter picture of the side panels.

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    Lets start whith the case for now.

    Old situation:
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    Not verry safe and looks Fugly.(pump standing loose)

    I bought the dual bay pomp from Xspc, test fitss..
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    Fits perfectly!

    Old situation ripping down and bleeding.
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    First thing to do is the hosing. that makes the mod.

    After some fighting whith the hoses on the 1/2 stubbies i WON! :bird:
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    Fits perfect!, an loop shot included.
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    Thats some ugly **** whitout the cover!
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    O-ring ok?
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    Underneath to?
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    Hmm looks ok! Lets put the coolant in!
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    Looks all ok, No leaks over here.
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    Than the HDD, I run into some problem, but hey WTH :bird: watercooling and cablemanagement first! Soo this is my solution.

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    Rubber rings.
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    Thumbscrews.
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    Just hanging there..... :crack:
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    Hmm not needing that anymore.
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    2x fan sleeved.
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    Chips and circuits!
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    THEN!.. I forgot my PSU :confused: So i put it in and fits perfectly, fieuw :crack:

    plenty room left between PSU-HDD-GPU.
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    Look thight!
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    I never think about bad airflow in this case, whith 2x120mm intake :D

    Little cable mesh but who cares, although is still clean!
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    That was the active working update!

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    that was the update again!


    Mvg :champ: :read::read::read:
     
  2. _-..zKiLLA..-_

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    Probably the best first post ive ever seen lol XD
     
  3. AnG3L

    AnG3L Ultimate Modder

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    LoL that wasnt first post! That was first and last post at the same time! Excellent idea man! I love the simplicity of the design and the inner beauty! Mod on bro! :)
     
  4. Matticus

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    Very very nice. How loud do you find the dual bay res, I have one myself and it seems to make a sort of humming vibrating noise when you get quite close to it. But I think that's just me being over sensitive to noise, as no one else seems to hear it :p
     
  5. el2k

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    Very nice, Not sure if i'm a fan of the radiator (pardon the pun) just sat on the top - but still a very very nice mod.
     
  6. jhanlon303

    jhanlon303 The Keeper of History

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    Lian-LI, cube, H2O. What more does anyone need. Proper build!
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  7. Roboduck

    Roboduck 01110001 01110101 01100001 01100011

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    Very nice!

    Tubing- Check
    Radiator- Check
    Coolant- Check
    Twix- Two for you, none for me :D
     
  8. The_Beast

    The_Beast I like wood ಠ_ಠ

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    Very nice mod


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  9. fu manchu

    fu manchu I'll have the special.

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  10. k.3nny

    k.3nny Active Member

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    Thnks for all comments!

    Damn photobucket. :( updating on 4 sites = fail.
     
  11. k.3nny

    k.3nny Active Member

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    Fixed! :rock:
     
  12. confusis

    confusis Kiwi-modder

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    wow i like what i seee... although the rad looks a bit lonely up there :/
     
  13. imersa

    imersa Parvum Princess

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  14. k.3nny

    k.3nny Active Member

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    i am creating a red plexi top cover ;)
     
  15. k.3nny

    k.3nny Active Member

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    finally photobucket pro!
     
  16. tkgclimb

    tkgclimb man it's all harder than it looks

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    Excellent work, way to pay attention to all the little deails, and keep everything looking good.
    Very classy
     
  17. mnpctech

    mnpctech bit-tech sponsor

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    Nice & clean, Great work :thumb:
     
  18. k.3nny

    k.3nny Active Member

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    Whoohoo mnpctech reaction (L)!

    I want to sleev my PSu whith ur stuff but its kinda expensive from USA to NL :(
     

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