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Scratch Build – In Progress concept PAI

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Gtek, 24 Jul 2016.

  1. Gtek

    Gtek Doesn't raise the bar; he IS the bar.

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    Hello bit-tech!

    For those who don't remember be anymore or were not yet around at the time, I used to be rather busy scratch builder, until I went a bit quiet a couple of years ago. ...for a various reasons... :)

    However, I haven't been entirely dormant, just involved in more commercial design activities and in fact following project ended up being personal project from one such activity (no-go concept).

    So I thought I will share it with you... in my typical single post fashion :D

    PAI is a very compact ITX watercooled PC, built around Skylake and R9 Nano. Chassis is all aluminium (as usual) and I went for more bright and fresh color scheme this time as you can see.

    I would also like to thank nice guys at EK Water Blocks for sending me these sweet water blocks.

    So here it is:

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    Few pictures with cover off.


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    I will post some process pics with short description shortly...

    Peter
     
  2. Gtek

    Gtek Doesn't raise the bar; he IS the bar.

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    Aluminium chassis parts and assembly.

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    And painted...


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  3. Nexxo

    Nexxo Queue Jumper

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  4. Hukkel

    Hukkel James' minion

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    Awesome work Gtek. How is the performance doing? I mean the thermal performance. It uses a single 140mm radiator?
     
  5. ToddK

    ToddK New Member

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    Terrific. The ultimate in compact. Great stuff.

    I can only imagine how troublesome some of those fittings must have been to put in. I have a couple nooks and crannies in my Eskimod build that were a major pain to get the fittings into. This looks like all of them must have been in tight spaces.
     
  6. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    The triumphant return of G-Tech! Just when you fear he's dead, he shows up wearing a cape and riding on the back of a tiger.

    Absolutely lovely. -as usual.:D Pretty bold painting the switch to match. Did you have any problems with it?
     
  7. Vetalar

    Vetalar *learning english*

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    beauty!
     
  8. HandMadeAndroid

    HandMadeAndroid That's handy.

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    One of the best build's I've ever seen. Really enjoying the colour scheme too.
     
  9. Dot_Kappa

    Dot_Kappa 100% Puppet

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    Small, clean and scratch-build. :rock:

    Plexi's bends are perfect :eeek:
     
  10. Dr. Coin

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    I am speechless.
     

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