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Case Mod - In Progress Mac pro 2016 (updated 24/10)

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by b2bk, 10 Feb 2016.

  1. b2bk

    b2bk New Member

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    I am not a fan of Hackintosh but i love the Mac pro design very much. I had a Mac pro barebone last year but i was so busy to do not anything with it. Now i have a freetime to mod it. This is the first project in 2016 and i hope you like it.


    My hardwares are not ready and i just want to mod Mac pro while they come.


    Review my barebone


    The first pic. The barebone without 2 hdd tray. Make sure to need hdd tray with new style

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    Disassemble Mac pro

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    Remake the I/O

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  2. MODZERO

    MODZERO Active Member

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    Always up for a MacPro mod. subbed.

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  3. thegyufi

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    +1 oh yeah ! :clap:
     
  4. Marquee

    Marquee Mac Pro Modder

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    great start.
     
  5. General_Confusion

    General_Confusion Now Where was I?

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    I have one of these systems myself so I'll be interested to see what you do with it :naughty:
     
  6. b2bk

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    Thank guys and to be continue


    Finishing The I/O with original fan mount

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    Making mainboard mount

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    The front base with 2 mastic layer

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  7. Jeffinslaw

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    I'm liking what I'm seeing so far!

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  8. b2bk

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    Thanks
     
  9. b2bk

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    Updated 28/2

    I used pvc material to make the grid of front base but i didn't succeed so i must use aluminium to fix it and it took me 2 week.

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    to make the grid with aluminium plate

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  10. thegyufi

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    When I did my G5 case, I used some epoxy to do the same sort of work. Maybe it will help you :D
     
  11. b2bk

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    Thank you, Actually i watched your project and like it very much. I try to find good epoxy but i can not in Viet Nam
     
  12. arg-ist

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    Glad to see again a nice job with G5 Dude…

    as a G5 lover ı know the problems at the case…

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    İt is very hard to keep the holes respectively.

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    To set the top row, you must slide 1hole to right or left…

    But ıt is not enough… you must slide 1/2 hole upwards….and that is ımpossible.You have the same problems at the buttom edges.

    That was the reason why ı made a new backlate…

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    You have the opportumity to hide them with dark painting , but I did not have this chance…
     
  13. b2bk

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    Thanks to show me the problem but i knew it and i made a mistake when i made the hole without calculating space.
    It is difficult to make the grid and i don't want to do it again because i mad the grid 3 times and it took me 2 weeks. I accept the grid with the fault

    I hope you understand and like my project.
     
  14. b2bk

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    Making partition panel for psu and hdd

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    Jipa Avoiding the "I guess.." since 2004

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    The G5 case is definitely my favorite of all the things Apple has ever made. Just classy :)
     
  16. arg-ist

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    Good luck with your nice worklog Dude.
     
  17. b2bk

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    Updated 6/3

    Making the psu mount

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    Hdd tray in process with PPE plate

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    Updated 30/03/2016

    finish hdd tray and making radiator mouting and psu cover

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    i bought Zalman reserator 3 max dual with dead pump from my friend and i tried to modify the block and radiator with hardtube fiting like a custom watercooling. Now i have a new block adapter with hardtube fiitngs. It's unfortunately i found a crack on the block cpu but i have not tested . I will finish and test my watercooling system.

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    Making the mount plate for pump and somthing else



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    An cheap vga block from my friend but it was unavailable for my evga gtx 750. Saving the money i got a chipset block for my evga gtx 750



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    I got some drinking straws for tube path example



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    And the result of the tube path . I am not sure the Alphacool mini pump is available for this tube path . Do you give good counsel to me ?


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    New vga block 

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    Making some covers  

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