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Black Boba Project

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Bandit_zoraK, 18 Aug 2005.

  1. Bandit_zoraK

    Bandit_zoraK New Member

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    Hot on the heels of Rogue 5, I have decided to go for a new computer that is pretty high powered for the first time. Keeping with my tradition of star wars computers I wanted to have the case characterize star wars but not really in such a flashy way as before.

    So this project will kind of be based a bit on Boba Fett, arguably the coolest bounty hunter ever. I probably won't be doing anything over the top for this mod, just low-key and dare I say classy approach- no blinding lights or loud colors.

    Hardware- I am gonna spare the gritty detail (found here if interested). It arrived in the mail today from newegg...pics to prove it.
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    Air for now, maybe wc if I can't scratch up some more money for it.
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  2. Bandit_zoraK

    Bandit_zoraK New Member

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    For the right side I figured a nice boba fett cutout would look pretty good, so after some dinking around in photoshop I came up with:
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    After about an hour with the dremel:
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    And about another 1-1/2 hours with the files:
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    Oh yeah, the case is a Cooler Master Praetorian btw, friggin beautiful too :D
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    And to finish, the obligatory cat/feet shots:
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    Next up is the right side...
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  3. Pitbull

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    Do you got money to much? pls send it to me if you have;)
     
  4. NzC

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    Hey I just ordered 2 sets of that RAM for this PC I am building for a friend and all of the moduels were DOA! So good luck with those...I will be following so keep up the good work.
     
  5. Wesker

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    Man, I love Boba Fett. I'm so glad to see someone finally doing somthing with him for a case mod.
     
  6. Bandit_zoraK

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    All these new pics were taken about a week ago as I have been spending more time playing with the new computer than working on it. I am not sure what else (if anything) I want to do with the case, I did pick up some nice white and orange leds so I might light the case up, which means some sort of switch system, but that is down the road somewhere. I am happy with it as it is now, nothing too extravagent or eye catching but it looks good.
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  7. Bandit_zoraK

    Bandit_zoraK New Member

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    Hardware install
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    Ooooh aaaaah
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    So interesting
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    Yeah I bought one of the those cooler master cd drive cover things and it was a big pos I thought so I will get around to stealthing that drive when I get around to it. Also note the shiny new Dell 2005FPW mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm, and my wonky desk I built.
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  8. Jokkocze

    Jokkocze New Member

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    Your cat looks just like my cat!
     
  9. Bluefan

    Bluefan test 123

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    The cuts in the sidepanel have a white outline, as the blank metal is visible there.Repainting all the stuff is too much work, How about a permanent marker (those black felt-tip or how it's called?)
     
  10. Gumbatron

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    Nice Lookin Mod so far :D

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    Looks like you've got your RAM in the wrong slots. Should be in the 2 Orange slots for Dual Channel. If you're having memory issues running in Dual channel I'd suggest a BIOS update, my NF4 Ultra-D was really cranky until I updated the BIOS :miffed: . A good place to look is DFI Street . The BIOS I used was 510-1, which appears to be a little old now.

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    Good luck with the rest of the Mod, keep up the good work :thumb:
     
  11. LOTTARO

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    Whata nice dremel work here!

    I love that LCD!
     
  12. Goth

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    hey, those are my parts :D actually i said that because just bought those components.... nice mod ! kickass windows :p
     
  13. Bandit_zoraK

    Bandit_zoraK New Member

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    Yeah I figured that thing with the ram out, the bios told me pretty plainly, as I said, these pics are a week or 2 old so most all the kinks have been worked out. I update the bios because it wasn't recognizing my processor as dual core, but now it is just fine. I might do something about the silver outline on the cuts, I haven't decided if it bothers me that much yet.

    Edit: yeah this lcd is awesome, I really can't even look at a non-widescreen monitor, (unless it's like 20" or something) without shuddering.
     
  14. Starbuck3733T

    Starbuck3733T Look out sugar, here it comes

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    Nice work, is the artwork original?
     
  15. Bandit_zoraK

    Bandit_zoraK New Member

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    No I have a small print out of the main window, a google image search turns up the main side image. I think it is a fan art or something, I think it is cool. The other side is his logo, its on his shoulder or something I think.
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  16. Gipo

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    My missus says she loves the cat!
     
  17. Defyant Mods

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    nice hardware shots!
     
  18. Zero82z

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    Very nice cutout, I like.

    /offtopic: Your cat looks exactly like mine - only my cat's eyes are green, but aside from that they're practically identical...
     
  19. Firehed

    Firehed Why not? I own a domain to match.

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    Nice work, great hardware too. I just ordered an X2 processor and am looking into both that 2005FPW and the 2x1GB kit (how do you like those btw?) and probably a 7-series card at some point. Definately sticking with the simple yet elegant, not over-the-top thus far.

    And yes, Boba Fett definately wins coolest bounty hunter award. The whole jetpack thing really sells it for me.
     
  20. n00b

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    Hardware.. Clean, awesome cuts.. Beautiful case.. Beautiful monitor.. *dies of dehydration from excessive drooling*
     

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