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Case Mod - In Progress Cooler Master Cosmos II MbK...Final pics!!!

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by kier, 2 Jan 2012.

  1. KoSoVaR^

    KoSoVaR^ Professional Sleever & Modder

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    I would rather say like this:
    -I hate you Richard !
    I had the exactly same idea for the top and the bottom chamber(almost) but with an tripple rad-guard instead ;D
    Keep on the good work mate and good luck :D!
     
  2. JdotH

    JdotH New Member

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    Kier, I am very pleased to see your efforts.

    Are you going to do a window?
    Seeing as there isnt one, and most people want to actually see their nifty/expensive stuff inside, you should do an uber window.
    Like maybe a window that is double paned so that the liquid cooling can go through it....and in the window you could have your sponsors or some feature for the liquid to pass around/over....oh and quick disconnects so the door can still be removed.

    Either way...I am thrilled to see you hadeling this case.
    Cheers.
     
  3. damien c

    damien c Mad FPS Gamer

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    Subbed!!

    Based on your previous work this is going to be an amazing mod!

    Looking at this case more and more and thinking of getting one myself as it look's like it could, hold a Quad 120mm rad at the top and 1 in the bottom with a Dual 120mm rad as well.

    Still trying to decide what case to use for my next build, but it need's plenty of space for all the rad's I want.

    Anyway will be keeping an eye on this.
     
  4. kier

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    Update: The front

    These last few days i've continued with the appearance of the case. I want the front to turn black / white. So I have sawn a piece 3mm black acrylic, the same pattern as the white plate. Only now with the recesses 5mm smaller.

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    White plate on it

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    I like the looks of it. Also have now some great air in/ outlets, finishing of this part later

    I previously mentioned that the controller is coming in the upper 5.25 compartment togheter with the I/O stuff, all of this in the black and white theme

    So marked a 5mm white acrylic piece

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    To keep everything in place there is coming a piece of black acrylic behind it with recesses for the controller and I/O stuff

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    Witch is placed like this

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    To get a nice contrast around the controller, I've cut and filed a edge of 3mm black acrylic

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    And also made two black strips cut for the I/O stuff

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    And placed in the Cosmos

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    For the lower I/O section cut rectangles and circles for the USB and audio

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    And after some carefully filing

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    Top I / O section also done, and put everything in it for the looks

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    Above the Cosmos controller is still a big white surface, this seems to me a nice place to put a display.
    For this the perfect display: The Aquaero 5 XT. So ordered and received

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    Hmm that's a unpleasant surprise, the controller with touch buttons isn't black anymore (like the older version) but Aqua Computer has replaced / filled this with stainless steel buttons.

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    Itself is looking very nice with the new buttons... but not for this build. So first i'm going to try to get an "older" version. Until I know more I will stop working out the display.

    That's it my modding friends ;)
     
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  5. dmcgrath

    dmcgrath Master of Pancakes

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    Ah wow, I love the treatment you did on the front there. I'm still mulling around where all my connectors are going to go back into my mod. :) This is noteworthy
     
  6. dark4181

    dark4181 Ero-sennin-tebayo

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    Wow.. just.. wow O.O
     
  7. Sarakon

    Sarakon The German

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    That front is really awesome, suits the case really well :thumb:
     
  8. weatherdown

    weatherdown What's this button fo......

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    love the contrast look
     
  9. kier

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    Update

    Just a small update about the cover at the right bottom.
    First idea was to make this cover with a angle just like the other side, but a change of plans.
    This is now becoming a straight cover, but with 2 HDD attached to it. The place for the HDD's was a bit limited because I removed the HDD cages and almost all the space is occupied by the water cooling products

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    So this is a nice solution. There will also be a SSD, but this is placed on the side of the 5.25 bay

    For the cover I sawn a piece aluminum and marked it

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    Bent it

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    Cut out the Fanholes again

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    And drilled the holes for the HDDs. Of course I will make some adjustments for noise reduction

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    All placed like this

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    Also made the recess for the cables

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  10. [ZiiP] NaloaC

    [ZiiP] NaloaC Well-Known Member

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    Looking good Kier!
     
  11. SilveR_172

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    looking very nice =)

    i want to get sponsored by cooler master for a Cosmos 2 Got loads of ideas floating around !
     
  12. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    :lol: So there's enough space in the bottom chamber to mount drives vertically? -friggen HUGE, man! Brilliant placement, BTW.:D
     
  13. r1sKas

    r1sKas Orange or White? Lets mod!

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    Your just:

    **** YEA xD


    Great job, will follow it for sure
     
  14. kier

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    Just a small addition:)

    I've covered the two plates with black vinyl, which gives the same black color as the rest of the case
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    And placed them

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    Pics with the white front

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  15. Pranja

    Pranja Blackwolf

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    Good job. Now,please MOAR. :D
     
  16. Nutman

    Nutman Never stuck with stock

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    That looks OSM!
    Subbed without a doubt.
     
  17. renrenderla

    renrenderla New Member

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    Looking Good! More updates please! :)
     
  18. kier

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    Update!!!

    I would like to welcome a great sponsor for this build, the shop that has everything .... IT-Service.be

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    IT- service/ Eddy Thanks for the nice discounts.

    For this build I purchased a nice new mobo: The Asus SABERTOOTH X79

    Really a great motherboard, here some pics:

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    Some standard stuff

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    And the motherboard

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    Placed right away in the cosmos

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    So the Sabertooth, really is a beautiful mobo

    I also bought some beautiful rams to fill up the sabertooth, 3 x the Corsair 4 GB DDR3-1600 Kit

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    I will place EK ram coolers on these.
    En last but not least, the white Xigmatek XOF-F1251 fans, which fit perfectly with this build

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    Placed on top

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    360 rad fits

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    In the last update I had shown you the white midplate, Ive adjusted it a bit for 2 pumps

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    Which will be placed like this

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    Received approval from my great friend

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    And also cut a white acrylic plate for the mobo tray

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    Beneath and beside the motherboard I have a lot of space, this will be filled up;)
    I would like the same line as the EK tops, and I want a nice light distribution in terms of the illuminated midplate. For this I am going to raise the midplate about 4 cm, for this I have sawn and bent an aluminum strip cut

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    Behind it I placed 2 CFL lights, and we have an illuminated midplate

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    For an even better light distribution I will do some adjustments, but more on this later.
    I've made a bracket for the rad

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    I still need to make the top bracket but this I will do later

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    Enough room for the fittings

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    And here the radiator with fans

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    Applied a layer vinyl coating to the strip

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    Looking good I think :D

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    Grtzzz ;)
     
  19. dark4181

    dark4181 Ero-sennin-tebayo

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    Holy crap O.O
     
  20. r1sKas

    r1sKas Orange or White? Lets mod!

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    Love your fans m8!

    Keep going your good work ;D
     

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