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Scratch Build – Complete Cross by Red Harbinger - Final pics!

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by l3p, 15 Aug 2012.

  1. Parge

    Parge the worst Super Moderator

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    Amazing! Any idea of a rough final cost?
     
  2. Wissel

    Wissel New Member

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    Great job it looks fantastic.
     
  3. l3p

    l3p www.^.nl

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    Thanks Angel OD!
    Well I can't wait myself too :D

    Thanks m8!
    First I want it to be flawless :thumb:

    Check out the FAQ Youri made :)

    Thanks a lot Wissel!
     
  4. l3p

    l3p www.^.nl

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    Here a first look on the hardware and watercooling to be used.
    Sorry for the amount of photos, because the prototype got here later then expected I had some time to do all this in front :)


    First the package from Highflow.nl
    In love...

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    And 2 pumps from a previous project.

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    Fillports for the 'Firewall' and a tube test sample.

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    And more tube.

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    A flowmeter I can't live without anymore :)

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    Thanks Freddy!


    The package from Cooler Master.
    1500W dual rail!

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    And the fans with red lighting.

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    Thanks Marco en Ruud!


    Quite some extension cables going into a pc this size.
    BitFenix wanted to help me out on this.

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    And did a small order from Highflow, had a small idea :)

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    I'm satisfied.

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    Thanks Lester!!


    Also an incredible package from Corsair.

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    Back when I had all time in the world :D

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    Ordered 3 extra, not for performance, for the looks.

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    Thanks Gareth!


    And some extra products I ordered.
    The first prototype RF RGB ready-to-go LED-kit for the desk :)

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    And off course a socket.

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    Which I made smaller to fit inside the desk.

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    Raid card with external ports.
    Works perfectly in a 'desk' build, no cables in sight.

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    And some extra accessories cause of cable length/management.

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    Example.

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  5. Steve_of_Death

    Steve_of_Death New Member

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    This thing is gonna be sick, can't wait to see the finished product.
     
  6. B NEGATIVE

    B NEGATIVE All Hail Kim Jong Magoo!

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    That 24v controller will not have any impact with those 12v D5's......

    Good start tho.
     
  7. jeckulz

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    This looks so cool I might develop incontinence
     
  8. l3p

    l3p www.^.nl

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    You scared me there :jawdrop:
    Why wouldn't they work with this controller?

    https://koolance.com/files/products/manuals/manual_ctr-spdxx_d100eng.pdf

    http://www.alphacool.com/download/Alphacoolpumps_manual.pdf

     
  9. Briaireous

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    The pure awesome of the work you and your team is produciung is amazing! I can only pray that you ship to us less fortunate South African modders at a reasonable price:)

    I definitely want to support your company when products become available!!
     
  10. coolamasta

    coolamasta Folding@Home CC Captain 2010/11/12

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    A.W.E.S.O.M.E !! I would love one of these desks so will be watching your progress although I am in the UK so that could be the end of it before it starts lol :)
     
  11. B NEGATIVE

    B NEGATIVE All Hail Kim Jong Magoo!

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  12. l3p

    l3p www.^.nl

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    Thanks a lot Briaireous!

    T.H.A.N.K.S.! :thumb:

    Hmm well I tested them once before and did see a difference. Though now I see the different specs with the Koolance pumps.
    I think using the 2 Swiftech MCP655's (with regulation) from my other desk won't make any difference compared to the Alphacool D5's?
     
  13. Sissilisko

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    when do you guys get ur shop fixed or on going?? there would be a hungry finn waiting of ur products... meaning if you desing similiar table for single computer or something
     
  14. l3p

    l3p www.^.nl

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    We've been really busy with the final design the last 4 weeks again.
    The last week I've been busy with this particular build too.
    Bit of a weird buildlog for me too cause some photos are already here for months :)
    Also because I decided to do the dual-pc-build a few weeks ago.
    I completely understand some people want to see some desk photos but first have to show the hardware cause they will be in the next photos with the desk too.
    This week there will be multiple updates, already got 100+ pics waiting of the desk :)


    So first a last hardware post, then some first 'fails' in the desk and some build/block mounting pics.


    Asus package.

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    Love the size.

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    Somehow those aircoolers got something...

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    Thanks a lot Asus Benelux and specially Rogier!


    Lamptron package.

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    Also for next 're-builds'

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    Comes out handy with the Bitfenix extension cables.

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    Was going to use 2 controllers but because I'm using 2 pc's it will now be one.

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    Thanks Lamptron!


    And the ultra package EKWB.

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    Still like acrylic most.

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    But have to say these look awesome!

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    Huge!

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    Pump tops.

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    All unpacked.

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    Mounting the pumps.

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    Changing for stainless steel bolts.

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    Test cause I was (back then) bored :D




    Package that arrived later.

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    This build will have 4 EKWB reservoirs since our own reservoir isn't ready yet.

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    And extra fittings for the reservoirs and 2nd pc.

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    All together.

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    Gregor ... again ... your awesome! :)


    And from Cooler Master for the 2nd pc.

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    Love these PSU's!

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    Also thanks again a lot Marco and Ruud!


    Corsair also insisted on doing something extra.
    I can work with this :)

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    For the 2nd pc.

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    Already have a cool plan for the speakers.

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    Don't have much to compare, used a Cambridge 4.1 set for over 10 years and have a Bose 2.0 set now.
    I can say the sound is WAY better, and twice more volume :)

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    Corsair also thanks enormously!!

    On to the pics of the desk and block mounting!
     
  15. -Jv-

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    Holy **** L3P, that is insane. I'd be happy with one SSD, you've got like 10+ :p
     
  16. Phame

    Phame COOOOFFFFEEEEE

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    SCHWEEEEETTT! - This is already looking insane.. Thanks for sharing it with us!
     
  17. Fuganater

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    Nice hardware.


    Now we know where all the EK sponsored gear went...
     
  18. mrMonkeyChunks

    mrMonkeyChunks EVGA Cheesecake

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    well, my wallet curled up and died just looking a that

    seriously though this is shaping up to be a fantastic build
     
  19. l3p

    l3p www.^.nl

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    The first inspection of the desk.
    This was so important for us, some times I forgot to take pictures for the buildlog.
    Here are the first issues I walked into ... we're human too :)
    (All these things have been changed in the new design)


    Again this is a real old design of the legs, still had to test some stuff for the acrylic.

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    A weld at the top of the desk .. oops, the cover wont fit like this..

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    And a funny one .. the holes and grommets for tube or fillports to big.
    This should have been changed but slipped through.

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    Without a grommet the fillports fall through.

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    I'll find something on that for now.

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    Also a funny one, after assembling the supports they aren't horizontal.

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    PSU mount fits almost every PSU ... except this one :).

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    HDD trays really look good, personally won't use them in this build.

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    When I removed them.. oops .. no covers.

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    Also raised all fan/rad holes, more space for cable management.

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    And me as the only European in the team.
    Off course the other side of PSU plug fits, but for in case people want to have their power socket inside.
    Sometimes pretty exhausting... "what if they"... :)

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    Personally going to use these instead of the PSU mount. Less noise and easy to move.
    We will supply these too.

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    Inspecting the desk, best is to just start building a pc inside.
    So lets start with the fans and rads.
    For this setup I needed over 160 bolts and nuts :)

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    Back rads.

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    Side rads.

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    Lighting not overdone, I like the Cooler Master fans.

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    Another way to feed your PC.

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    Lets take care of some working light :)

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    And installing some grommets.

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    Here I was still planning to do a single pc build, still had all the space for 2 fan controllers.

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    Pump controller from previous project for the looks :)

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    Rads seem to be brown with flasher on.

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    Had a spare fanguards, might be nice to keep it there.

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    This is something I'm REALLY happy with in the design.
    In my previous desk it took me dozens of hours cause I didn't have this.

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    The first cables.

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    The bridge also has mounting options for 12x2.5" HDD/SSD.
    Personally I'm not going to hide them. :)

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    And the rubbertape for under the glass panel that will be used to protect from scratching, breaking and noise.

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  20. Bladesingerz

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    Those covers on the bottom of the desk are so genious! I always curse for houres when I need to change a cable..
    Btw, wasn't the desk being released this week? Or something else on your site?
     

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