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Case Mod - In Progress [CiP] Silencio 550 MbK

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by kier, 27 Feb 2012.

  1. kier

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    De build Silencio 550 MbK

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    I’ve made this build for a competition started November last year thanks to Coolermaster and MSI
    Now the competition has ended I want to share it wih you guys. A nice little budget pc with the beautifull Cooler Master Silencio 550

    The hardware:

    Motherboard: MSI Z68A-G45
    GPU: 2 X MSI N550GTX-Ti Cyclone
    PSU: Coolermaster Silent Pro Hybrid 1050W
    CPU Cooler: Zalman CNPS8700 NT
    RAM: Corsair 4X 2GB DDR3-1600
    And various other products as the build progresses
    the beginning : Sketchup design

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    The inside:

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    And thanks to this design ................. it gaves me access to the next round :)
    Shortly after that I got a pretty comprehensive package
    The package for the second round:

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    Very extensive, I can definitely make something nice with this

    First the Cooler Master products:

    The case where it is all about .......... Cooler Master Silencio 550

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    Out of the box

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    All beautifully black
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    Box with tools and other stuff

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    Coolermaster has also provided 3x SickleFlow 120............Red, Green and Blue LED Fan
    Not gonna use them, but they came with the contest

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    The CPU coolerr: Hyper 612S. Not gonna use this one….sorry ;)

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    And a great power supply, the Cooler Master Silent Pro Hybrid 1050W

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    All modulair

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    I really like the colors from this PSU

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    The fan controller

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    The cables from the fan controller

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    Enough modulaire cables

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    The products from MSI

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    The motherboard: MSI Z68A-G45 (B3)

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    En last but not least the MSI N550GTX-TI Cyclone II IGD5

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    So here we go ;)

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    Stripped the case and this is whats left

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    Marked the top for the two fans

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    Sawn the top

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    Yeh, it fits 

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    Next job the front

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    Marked

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    Sawn it

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    Isolation still intact

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    Next round

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    Placed two fans for measuring

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    Placed it back and powered it up

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    First sawn a piece of green 5mm acrylic

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    Whitch is gonna be placed like this

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    After that adjusted the rad grill

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    And cut and bent 2 aluminum strips

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    And slid it under the grill
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    Like this

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    I did not quite align this with the acrylic, because I want some light reflected to the green acrylic
    I also have made the side panel for this ive cut a square in the existing panel.

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    Custom made transparent acrylic panel

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    Around the transparent acrylic a small edge UV green 5mm acrylic

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    Both acrylic pieces attached to existing

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    Inside

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    And placed it to see how it looks. Think it looks nice with the Nanoxia fans

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    Still isnt finished

    Cut another piece of 1mm black aluminum
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    This is gonna be placed again on the green and transparent acrylic and past it on all sides 5mm space left, so the green acrylic is visible
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    Inside

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    And put it all togheter

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    That's it for now!!!
     
  2. Nutman

    Nutman Never stuck with stock

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    First!

    Good God, Kier... I swear to the heavens: you MUST be a machine!
     
  3. kier

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    Lol, thanks Nutman
    Btw. received the result of the contest today..... second place :) :) :rock:
     
  4. l3p

    l3p www.^.nl

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    Congrats Kier!!!
    The judges must have been crazy :p
     
  5. KidMod-Southpaw

    KidMod-Southpaw Super Spamming Saiyan

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    Horray! More of Kier's best case brand!
     
  6. kier

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    Hmmm, I wonder.....:naughty:

    Thanks Kidmod :thumb:
     
  7. RedManc

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    Thats it? Put a little effort in man :p
     
  8. kier

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    Your right RedManc, I will not sleep anymore and finish this build ;)

    Update!!!

    Spent some time to do the midplate / psu cover. First made ​​an iron bracket and covered with (what else) UV green acrylic and black acrylic

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    A small hardware update. Bought myself a nice cpu cooler in the style of the MSI Cyclone GPU

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    Next to the MSI Cyclone

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    And placed everything. There's gonna be a second Cyclone

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    Combination is pretty good I guess;)
    To stay in the line of the sketchup design I sawn a piece ​​of UV green acrylic and paste it with black vinyl and placed it where the HDDs will come

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    Cut some rectangular shapes and covered it with matt black vinyl

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    And after cutting, pasted and filed... the end result

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    To be continued!!!
     
  9. Nutman

    Nutman Never stuck with stock

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    Very cool - how did you make those rectangular pieces stick to the HDD cover?
     
  10. kier

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    Just with my fretsaw, nothing special

    Update!!!

    Been busy with the outside: the top of the case.
    I used a piece of UV green acrylic

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    And sawn it

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    Also cut a piece of black aluminum, A little smaller than the acrylic piece

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    And paste it on the acrylic

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    I have sawn a piece of mesh for the opening on top, below this there will be 2 Nanoxia fans just like the sketchup

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    And I did the other side of the case. For this I have marked another piece of green acrylic

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    Sawn it again

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    I want the looks like the other side, so I have sawn a piece of black transparent acrylic and put it in the Green. Ok its a fake window but looks good ;)

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    Cut a piece Aluminum again

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    And the other side with the fake window

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    The outside is almost finished, next is the the casbadge from Coolermaster and MSI

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    For the case badge I have again called on a good friend Pascal ... thanks man
    He has some connections with the best advertising company from my town and perhaps the Netherlands ;)

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    Ladies and gentlemen of Letterop thank you for this wonderful piece of work

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    Pasted the sticker gently on a piece of 3mm green acrylic

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    And enlighted from the back it looks like this

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    Very good looking casebadge

    To place this on the front I have made a bracket ​of aluminum

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    And a piece of 5mm green acrylic sawn and drilled

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    And made some oblique and curved corners

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    And tapped M3 holes in the green front panel

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    Placed the bracket

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    Mounted the piece of 5mm acrylic

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    And just like the sketchup: the "case badge"

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    Need to paint the radgrill black again

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    Used a glowpad for this to enlight it

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    Power on

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    And placed the acrylic back

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    And power on

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    Casebadge on it

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    And again power on

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    Total shot

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    And a night shot

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    Still some small things to do for the cover, but im getting there :)

    Grtzzz.
     
  11. Black_Mummy_DK

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    i must say this is actually looking really really good... :D
     
  12. Nutman

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    Very nice backlighting for the logos.
    Did you manage to bend the aluminium without destroying the anodizing on the bends?
     
  13. kier

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    Yes, just a little bend will do
     
  14. kier

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    Update!!!

    Hello my modding friends, this time i have made a cover for the power suply
    Just like the sketchup sawn some small slots for the air

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    After some sawing and filing

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    Also made a small piece of green acrylic to close the airslots in the door

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    Sawn a piece to cover up the 5.25 bay

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    Placed like this

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    And leave some space for the dvd writer and cables

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    Removed the protection sheet

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    Used some black vinyl to get the same looks as the other pieces

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    And added my own logo

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    Behind this another glowpad

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    And another piece of acrylic for the slot mechanisme

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    Also pasted with black vinyl

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    Did some last stuff to the front and inside, like placing some smd strips

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    And again used some Vinyl on the cpu cooler

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    Sleeved some extensions for the power GPU's

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    So the build is almost finished, just some small things like placing a second GPU.
    And then...... the final pictures

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    Placed the second GPU

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    Power up some extra light

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    Painted the SLI bridge

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    That makes a lot of difference

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    Placed the side panel, and again some pics

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    Final pics coming up ;)
     
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  15. peteski

    peteski long live the pc

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    kier i absolutely love your builds what you do with acrylic amazes me and inspires to start my own mod. keep up the good work and +rep to you :rock: :rock: :rock:
     
  16. kier

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    Thanks for the comment and rep my friend ;)
     
  17. SilveR_172

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    Brilliant mod mate loads of projects are coming out of the kier Modding factory right lol
     
  18. Nutman

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    Yes, this is very impressive. I love that CPU cooler - it looks kind of like the Ironman chest-thingie. ;)

    Kier, where did you buy those glowpads and how much are they?
     
  19. Pranja

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    Good job. I like this.

    Great color scheme.
     
  20. The Crusher

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    Nice mod :) i like it :)
     

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