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Case Mod - In Progress CORE ITX Scratch build full Aluminium machined

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by CustomRigs, 7 Sep 2020.

  1. CustomRigs

    CustomRigs CallMeCleaner

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    Hello everyone :)

    Here is my worklog to my last Custom Case.

    It gets full built out of Aluminium. Sidepanels get made of black toned 3mm acrylic. Magnetic Top, Front and Sidepanels.

    It has two 240mm Radiators. It is not very very very small but compact. 403x305x135mm.

    Also i designed a small custom DDC reservoir.

    GPU is on the backside and supported up to 328mm.

    Parts a now in the making !

    Mainhardware:

    ASRock B550 Phantom Gaming ITX/ax
    AMD Ryzen 3900XT
    NVIDIA RTX 3080
    Teamgroup 32GB XTREEM ARGB 3600MHz
    Teamgroup 1TB Vulcan G SSD
    Seasonic 750W SFX PSU

    Watercoolingparts:

    TBA

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  2. Defyant Mods

    Defyant Mods Well-Known Member

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    WOW If i could render like this i wouldn' t need to mod :thumb:
     
  3. LePhuronn

    LePhuronn Active Member

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    Loving your Facebook posts, but nothing better than following a build log :thumb: Looking great so far, can't wait to see real metal come to life.

    There's a passing similarity to something I'm working on too, so when I start Asteria Reprise in the new year, honestly I didn't copy you :D

    Is that a 10mm radius in the main body corners? How do you intend to make those bends?
     
  4. CustomRigs

    CustomRigs CallMeCleaner

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    it doesnt get bent ... these are massive cnc milled corners :)
     
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  5. LePhuronn

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    Blimey, how are you achieving that then? Renders do hide seams between pieces so I can't work out where you're joining sections together. If you're milling corners then the renders come across as a huge unibody frame milled from 15cm thick stock :jawdrop:
     
  6. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    Lovely. The only problem would be having the pump up so high. With that and the limited reservoir, it will be hell to bleed.
     
  7. Defyant Mods

    Defyant Mods Well-Known Member

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    Bended? Bent:thumb: Can i ask what on earth will this case/chassis cost mill? is it the hundreds or thousands?
     
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  8. CustomRigs

    CustomRigs CallMeCleaner

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    i turn the chassis sideways. should work better :) i just bleed it one time :D i really think of making another reservoir with two DC LT Pumps
     
  9. CustomRigs

    CustomRigs CallMeCleaner

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    i friend of me is milling it for me. he likes it alot and learning more milling technics and cam mangement with my case and other parts he is milling for me :)
     
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    Defyant Mods Well-Known Member

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    I need to find me some new friends :grin:
     
  11. MaximumBubbleMods

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    The billet required for this :eeek: Your talking hundreds of dollars in raw material alone. I think impossible to machine due to depth of cuts and vibrations/harmonics but REALLY want to see this happen! :rock: Good luck my man!
     
  12. CustomRigs

    CustomRigs CallMeCleaner

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    Sidepanels ready :)

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  13. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    Pretty. I thought for a second you found a source for 1/4" mirror plex.
    @MaximumBubbleMods - I suspect he's going to round over some 1" x 3/4" bar and add some insets for panel mating.
     

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