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Case Mod - In Progress Project High-Res (Xmas update) Asus Xonar gets the treatment.

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Bradley8988, 14 Mar 2009.

  1. BlackWhizz

    BlackWhizz New Member

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    Lovely block!
     
  2. Bradley8988

    Bradley8988 New Member

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    Thanks. Im thinking the only one like it anywhere :)
     
  3. The boy 4rm oz

    The boy 4rm oz Project: Elegant-Li

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    The GTZ looks amazing with the custom plexi top.
     
  4. Bradley8988

    Bradley8988 New Member

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    Added some bitspower :)


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    1920x1200 Wallpaper. Clicky.

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  5. The boy 4rm oz

    The boy 4rm oz Project: Elegant-Li

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    Now it looks even better :D. +rep
     
  6. Bradley8988

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    Thanks mate. Kind words as always :)
     
  7. Bradley8988

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    Update 26th August.


    Well i made a mock up res again to test if this way will actually work when filled with water. Using 2mm clear acrylic all around for the mock up i got some silicon. I saw this and well it said xtreme so I had to buy it :)


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    Anyway this was the end result. (upside down).


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    Now to test if this will hold water its time for a basic leak test. Straight water wouldnt have shown leaks too well so Robinson's to the rescue.


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    Adding alittle at time all seemed ok.


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    Soo no leaks and im pretty happy that if i do it alittle better with the plexi it should stay nice and strong. Iv gotta cut 3 holes into it for the fillport and inlet/outlet but may send it to Tom to be cut on CNC as i can see it breaking with a drill bit.
     
  8. The boy 4rm oz

    The boy 4rm oz Project: Elegant-Li

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    Nice res, love the shape, and the weird coloured liquid you put in it lol.
     
  9. Djayness

    Djayness phwupupupup

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    Just a heads up, large res's seem to have a problem with rises in heat, they can expand anything up to 1-2cms easily and if the plexi is 3mm or around that, it may easily crack.

    I have a similar project res that I made, held 10 ltrs of water and in the summer it got to 35 degrees in my room and the water even hotter and it just split.
     
  10. Jozo

    Jozo This is bit-tech

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    Pressure test it?
    Plug one hole and on the other connect a bicycle (air) pump, dump it in water and see if there are any bubbles coming out.

    Love the block, it's awesome! :thumb:
     
  11. Bradley8988

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    Thanks mate.


    In that case i may leave the fillport slightly unscrewed to allow for this. Thanks for the heads up dude, first time iv done anything like this. :)



    Ima re make the res alittle better over the weekend if the suns out. Glad others like the block as much as i do :)
     
  12. Djayness

    Djayness phwupupupup

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    is there anywhere special you guys are getting the bitspower fittings from? I cant seem to source them in aus.
     
  13. The boy 4rm oz

    The boy 4rm oz Project: Elegant-Li

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    GAMMods have them in Australia, they got a ton ;), PC Case Gear also have some.
     
  14. Djayness

    Djayness phwupupupup

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    Hot damn, I should know that since GAMMods is sponsoring me lol :duh:
     
  15. stonedsurd

    stonedsurd Is a cackling Yuletide Belgian

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    You might want to shoot SNiiPE_Dogg a PM. He made a massive res for his project 'Flow' :thumb:
     
  16. stuartpb

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    That Bitspower block is stunning. :jawdrop: Very nice build you have going on there too!! Well done!:thumb:
     
  17. Bradley8988

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    Will do mate.

    Thx boss :)


    All comments help :)
     
  18. Bradley8988

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    Update xmas.

    Sorry for lack of updates i have just been busy with life but few tiny bits done. Gotta get this res done soon....


    Anyway :)

    The dude who did the CPU block top for me kindly sent some little stainless steal inserts for the top. Im pretty happy with it now.

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    Also Tom@ChilledPC came through again on my sound card to match the build better.


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    Modded Xonar.

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    Cover has been anodised blue and the rear bracket chrome plated.

    Thanks.
     
  19. Jelle46

    Jelle46 Belgian freedom

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    Looks like some kind of special edition. nice!!!
     
  20. Xonar

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    That is such an nice finish on the sound card it looks awesome, would love to see one finished in red for my own rig :]
     

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