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Case Mod - Complete ⭐ Bency McBenchface - The ultimate test bench build

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by p0Pe, 28 Oct 2017.

  1. RooiDuiwel

    RooiDuiwel Member

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    LIES!!!! ALL LIES!!!!

    THOSE ARE RENDERS

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    damn I just had to take a quick break for personal reasons

    your blocks never ceases to amaze
     
  2. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    I suspect he mucked up that one drill hole so we would know it was real.
     
  3. cobalt6700

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    :lol:

    Beautiful.
     
  4. 23RO_UK

    23RO_UK Hasta Mañana

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    You've gone to another level (once again) with that Hans :thumb:
     
  5. p0Pe

    p0Pe gief cake?

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    Would be a freaky baby:D

    Thanks man!
    Its going to get better:D

    Thanks man! This thing in particular took sooooo many hours!

    Gotta put in some mistakes so you do not figure out I am a mad robot :O

    Thanks man!

    Have to keep trying something new:D
     
  6. Bogga

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    I'm glad I didn't wear tight pants when I saw that live... IF YOU GET WHAT I MEAN! ;)
     
  7. idpcmods

    idpcmods New Member

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    beautiful as always hans!
     
  8. p0Pe

    p0Pe gief cake?

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    Haha, it was nice meeting you at Dreamhack man! Super fun event, and I hope I will go there again soon :D

    Thanks man! I am in a hurry to finish up the last pics so I can post those before the MOTY nomination closes:D
     
  9. p0Pe

    p0Pe gief cake?

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    So this update will be quite rough and unedited unlike most of the other updates, and will give you a view of what goes on "behind the scenes" since everything is not always all tidy and clean when doing builds.

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    First off I started with mounting the custom alu cable combs I showed off in a previous update (I think). These mounts with two countersunk M4 from the bottom of the bench table.

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    I claimed the dining table while making this as I ran out of space on the other 3 tables :O

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    Pressure testing the huge distribution block to make sure everything was OK before putting it onto the bench.

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    Testing out the cable comb. Worked as a charm!

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    Fast forward LOTS of hours, and lots of sleeving, this is the result.

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    All the cables has a lot of cable combs to train them into position, and are being routed around, and under the bench table where they will meet up with the PSU.

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    Pulling them down, and then cutting them to length. If you have not yet seen my video of how to make these cables, check it out here:

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    More cutting to length.

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    With all the cables done, I just need to splice them. I normally use the HXi power supply since that only has a single cable that has to be spliced on the 24 pin. This one has 4! I really hope corsair release a 1:1 schematic PSU at some point.

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    And now, how to properly sleeve a D5 pump. Step one, use a knife to open the lid.

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    Step 2, drill out the lid hole to around 7 mm.

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    Sleeve the cables, and pull the lid back down. It is important that you burn the sleeving ends as this will prevent the sleeving from just being pulled out of the hole.

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    Looking like this from the other side. Doing it right will make sure that the cables are never pulled out.

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    Jobs done!

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    Testing fluid color to see if it will work the rest of the build.

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    Final cable set. Not the cleanest since it does not go 1:1, but I am pretty happy with it.

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    Mounted, and routed under the table.

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    With hardware installed. The cable combs are temporary to train the cables.

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    Ready to mount the distro plate. It is quite simple as it just mounts with 4 screws onto the bench table.

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    The parts I showed in a previous update. This mountes to the bench table legs, and acts as a holder for the QD fittings. The fittings are recessed into the milled plate.

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    Very short tube runs on the other side.

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    The QD's then mounts to two 90 degree angle fittings, and up directly into the distro plate.

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    Cables and distro plate mounted!

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    Now, I needed something to hold the pumps to the distro plate, and did not want to use 2 stock EK brackets, so I made my own dual version.

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    And how that thing mounts. I ended up countersinking the holes so it matches the rest.
     
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  10. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    "BEHOLD HUMANS. I AM NOT A RENDER. I HAVE A HUMAN ARM, AND HAVE MADE A MESS ASSEMBLING A NOT-RENDERED COMPUTER THAT IS NOT A RENDER. I EVEN HAVE A FUR-LINED HUMAN COMPANION UNIT."
    -I'm on to you. Real dogs don't play with hammers.
    That said, GOD! that's beautiful. That small fortune worth of lego star wars didn't help my envy any either.
     
  11. stonedsurd

    stonedsurd Is a cackling Yuletide Belgian

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    Serious question -- how do you manage to not knock your Slave-I over on a daily basis?
     
  12. 23RO_UK

    23RO_UK Hasta Mañana

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    Just as a point of note, the rough and unedited format works :happy:

    Owning one of these myself I can truly appreciate what you’ve done here Hans, it’s nothing short of genius and surely ranks as some of your best work to date :thumb:
     
  13. p0Pe

    p0Pe gief cake?

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    Ha. Ha. Ha. I liked that totally made up joke fellow human.

    It is normally on a shelf in my office :D I will show some pictures later when I get this build set up as my permanent workstation :O I just need to make a bad ass radiator station for it.

    Thank you so much man! And I will try and post a lot more raw work in progress pics:D

    But for now, final build picture time!

    One thing I noticed with this build is that it is really hard to take pictures of, since it is so out of the ordinary regarding orientation etc. But I will let the pictures do the talking, so without further ado:

    Benchy McBenchface.

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    A huge thank you goes out to the sponsors of this build, AMD, ASUS, Corsair, EKWB & OpenBenchTable.

    Keep watching this thread though, as I will be posting a little side project (A radiator station for this build) here as well! But for now, thank you all for watching and commenting.
     
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  14. storm-83

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    THIS - IS - MADNESS!!
     
  15. Cheapskate

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    OOOOOOH. :eeek: Got a few for my wallpaper folder.
    -Curly McHoseface maybe?
     
  16. p0Pe

    p0Pe gief cake?

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    Never to late for a little video update:D

     
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  17. C4B12

    C4B12 Minimalistic PC's

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    Simple yet immensely complicated. I love it, really makes the brain work.
     
  19. kim

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    :jawdrop: Once again, my jaw hit the floor...you are THE master for me, I miss words...flawless, magnificent, splendid :wallbash:
     
  20. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    He made a bench to put the bench on his bench at an angle. Also, it took me twenty minutes to get down the page to the video.
     

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