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Case Mod - In Progress CL0S3 IMPACT-Final pics and a closing for this saga

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by B NEGATIVE, 7 Aug 2013.

  1. B NEGATIVE

    B NEGATIVE All Hail Kim Jong Magoo!

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    Thanks a lot,welcome to the thread!
    Will look much better after its clearcoated.

    'Touchscreen...welcome to your new home.....in the basement....Muaahahahahahahaahaaa!!'

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    Time to break out the fretsaw for some sweaty bezel action.

    I have to say,I was a diehard jigsaw and file guy but after seeing what Coolmiester and Waynio do with one,I had to give it a go...the side panels for the rads are much better than my usual method,using downloadable MNPC rad templates doesnt hurt either!
     
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  2. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    I'm pretty sure with all that sparkly rainbow awesomeness, Magoo is trying to summon the zombie of Doug Henning.:lol:
     
  3. B NEGATIVE

    B NEGATIVE All Hail Kim Jong Magoo!

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    Magoo was actually using his Sith powers,had to edit the twitching corpse of the next door neighbors cat out...
     
  4. B NEGATIVE

    B NEGATIVE All Hail Kim Jong Magoo!

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    Righy oh,time to see this baby fits ...

    and it does.....just!

    I will be making a bezel for it that will be mounting off the front panel rather than the bays as usual,it will be a lot simpler for me this way.

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    And proof of life?

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    Wooooo!

    This will be dedicated to an Aquasuite display,will look pretty cool i think.

    Now,some better shots of the rads an PSU.

    Check those fins,dead straight Cheesecake!1!!

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    This a dual circuit AMS rad,i will be using the both circuits as one with a flow meter/temp meter being the link up.

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    The PSU is a BeQuiet Powah zone 750w,plenty for the 4770k and 7990 going in this.
    I went with this as BeQuiet are big in Germany for silent,reliable PSU's and It goes nice in there,obviously it needs to be gloss blacked but some of the small details...and i like small details....are uncanny.

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    The all important spec sheet

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    The stock cables,nice braid for stock units but those blue plugs....no.....just no.

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    And in the case,the black just doesnt match up in the slightest...gloss is the way forward here.

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    Because of the tightness of the case,there wont be a cable longer than 8",I have a few 90 adapters coming for the 24 pin and some will be re-purposed to make up a 8 pin 90 pair too,the idea is to make the 24/8 pin connectors go thru 180 and face down towards the PSU.

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    Now,the first time out with the fret saw was a great success (you can blame Coolmiester and Waynio for that....),2 240 mounts that will panel off the rad bay instead of leaving the sides open for the rads to re breathe their exhaust....plus it centered now rather than the slight offset that the CL mounts have.

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    So...small advances but getting there!
     
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  5. jinq-sea

    jinq-sea 'write that down in your copy book' Super Moderator

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    Yesssss. Lovely stuff - can't wait for updates.

    Where did you have that wicked touch-screen from, B?
     
  6. MODZERO

    MODZERO Active Member

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    Awesome! Taking it to another level, wouldn't expect anything else from your builds chap. Looking forward to the next update.

    J.
     
  7. Hukkel

    Hukkel James' minion

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    Good work bro.
     
  8. imersa

    imersa Parvum Princess

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    Oh fancy touch screen pants
     
  9. XNine

    XNine New Member

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    Super curious as to how you'll be running the cabling for the touch screen. Love the idea. You going with the Aquaero 6 then?
     
  10. B NEGATIVE

    B NEGATIVE All Hail Kim Jong Magoo!

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    No,The XT5 is being used and the XT6 is going in the SR2,mainly as this S3 only needs 5/6 fans controlling via PWM where as the SR2 needs 18 fans controlling that are voltage controlled.

    Didnt need the waterblock after all!

    I only have to run a USB and VGA cable for the screen so its not too bad.
     
  11. humanityBG

    humanityBG King of Hell.

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    Holy mother of god, Daniel! I love this. Now I can stalk it even more! Thinking of a 360 from AC for my build but still undecided. Loving the progress on your build though. Looking forward to seeing more!

    Cheers,
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  12. B NEGATIVE

    B NEGATIVE All Hail Kim Jong Magoo!

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    Speak to Coolmiester here or on the Specialtech forums,he has them at a very reasonable £95 each

    Why thank you Sir

    Always good to see you Hukkel,your 4P is looking rather swish now also.

    Yup.

    And,may i add,Cheesecake

    Welcome to log Desi,updates will be a lot faster now i have a 'plan'
     
  13. B NEGATIVE

    B NEGATIVE All Hail Kim Jong Magoo!

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    So I made my own 240 mounts,central to the ped rather than the offset CL ones,2mm Alu and a fretsaw= Win neh?

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    Alpenfohn 120mm PWM fans are as quiet as a grave and lookers too!
    Specialtech have these in right now.

    I started this build a bit back to front but its all coming together....

    More goodies to photo tomorrow...I needs daylight!!
     
  14. Hukkel

    Hukkel James' minion

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    I like the centered ones better :)
    Less practical perhaps, but look better.
     
  15. B NEGATIVE

    B NEGATIVE All Hail Kim Jong Magoo!

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    Indeed,the offset mounts were drawing my eye and irritating me...

    Lets start with the fans.

    These are Alpenfohn 120mm WingBoost PWM fans.

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    Specs.

    Size: 120x120x025mm

    Operating Voltage: 5 – 13,2 VDC

    Noise: 19,7 dB(A)

    Speed (12V): 1500 rpm

    Speed (7V): 850-900 rpm

    Speed (5V): 500 – 550 rpm

    Airflow:108 m³/h

    And in the box?

    1 x 400mm sleeved cable extention

    1 x 7 VDC adapter

    1 x 5 VDC adapter

    4 x rubber buckles for mounting

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    Now,what I like about this is that they give you pretty much everything you need,5v and 7v step downs,rubber prong mounts if you like that kind of thing...a large braided extension as well,there is also a PWM daisy chain set up already on the fan,ideal for me as i want just one feed wire going to the aquaero for the rad banks.

    The braid itself is a an almost sexual rubber feeling braid...not the usual plastic strand braid that is commonplace.

    I wish they did a 140 version for the back panel tho....

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    Now to the other bit in the box..

    The Aquaero USB high flow flowmeter.

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    The usual AC box...battered with minimal protection inside...

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    You can hook up a 2 pin temp probe to the flowmeter and it will report back via USB so thats another cable i wont have to braid! Bonuses all round then!


    You dont go short of cables thats for sure....

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    A clear light shot.

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    And a little perv down the port,you can see the spinner inside.

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    So my cunning plan is this,I am using a dual circuit rad and the 2 waterchannels will be bridged by the flow meter at the end of the loop.

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    2 90's and a 180 acrylic looparound and thats done. Its always the way,waiting on stuff to finish other stuff.

    Thanks to Nate at E22 for lazoring (pew pew) me a bezel for my screen,I made one myself but straight lines by hand with close reference points=never looks quite right...so after a few hours of filing,I caved in and got it done right.

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    Cheap too,I will be using him for the res fabrication....once i have finished with it in Solidworks.....I cant stop fiddling with it!

    I also have 3 sponsors to add for this build,very exciting for me indeed!

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    Thanks for the opportunity guys! Im stoked that you want to assist in this build!
     
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  16. B NEGATIVE

    B NEGATIVE All Hail Kim Jong Magoo!

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    My box from Bitspower has arrived!

    Many thanks to Lily and the Bitspower team.
    You cant talk about BP and not start with the fittings,these is what BP are famous for.
    Fittings...quantity: a heap.
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    These are the fittings i will be using,not a vast variety but plenty of them!

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    Now for the evergreen D5 top and mod kit,not much i can say about this...not much out there that can make a D5 look as great as this kit!

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    And finally,the IMPACT full cover in all her glory!

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    Now I can start plumbing in,just waiting for the mandrel kit from Monsoon to arrive,will be re-doing the 101's and I want to kill two birds with one stone by plumbing this up as an example.
     
  17. Nexxo

    Nexxo * Prefab Sprout – The King of Rock 'n' Roll

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    Seriously, who did you have to sleep with to get that block?!? Rarer than hens' teeth!
     
  18. Hukkel

    Hukkel James' minion

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    hmmmm shiny *.*
     
  19. stuartwood89

    stuartwood89 Please... Just call me Stu.

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    Wait, did you say 90 degree adapters for the 24-pin? If that's not a typo, then how is this possible, the don't exist anywhere do they?
     
  20. B NEGATIVE

    B NEGATIVE All Hail Kim Jong Magoo!

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