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Case Mod - In Progress Q-vent 900 - winner MotM feb. - customPC article

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by FrooP, 16 Nov 2008.

  1. Voluntary_Pariah

    Voluntary_Pariah a Real Man™

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    The HDD coolers were a stroke of GENIUS. I'd have never thought of using them as coolers.

    +1 :thumb:
     
  2. Kumo

    Kumo What's a Dremel?

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    Yep, HDD blocks rocks!
     
  3. haakon.t

    haakon.t :)

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    Brilliant! Your brain must be huge to come up with something like this!
     
  4. Voluntary_Pariah

    Voluntary_Pariah a Real Man™

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    although, thinking about it, they coolers don;t have that large a contact surface area. Will it be enough?

    I have no idea how much heat HDD produce, so I can't comment, I was just wandering
     
  5. pimonserry

    pimonserry sounds like a party.

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    Well I have two hard drives stacked right above one another and each one has never hit higher than 23*C in a 19*C room.. So not much heat realistically.

    That is a fine looking HDD cooler though ;)
     
  6. ModMinded

    ModMinded Are you throwing that away?

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    Wow! That's a great spot, FrooP! You definitely :rock: for coming up with that! +rep! Plus it looks great! If you needed more heat dissipation you could always add some recycled heat sinks and thermal paste (depending on your plans for mounting it!)

    lol

    Great updates!
     
  7. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    Brilliant!!!:D How are you going to mount the HDs in the case now? Will you make an aluminum cage for each drive and bolt the HDs in with the bottom holes?

    The parts bin reservoir is cute.:hehe:

    And congrats on MOTM nomination.
     
  8. modsquad

    modsquad Grease Monkey Undergraduate..

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    Great project..
    Congrats on MOTM..
     
  9. DocTrooper

    DocTrooper Modding Intern ???

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    Froop ...........

    Your motherboard cover is awesome ........... Two Thumbs Up !!!
     
  10. Degenerate83

    Degenerate83 What's a Dremel?

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    Man i love those hdd blocks awsome and how ghetto is that bin res!!! anyways your got my vote for sure! :thumb:
     
  11. FrooP

    FrooP can I eat this?

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    sup guys,


    WOW IM NOMINATED !!!!!!! yäy ^_^

    so i started to design a box for the hdds
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    which will be fully vibration isolatet
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    but i still hadnt a clue where to actually put thesem so i designed a new floor which holds the hdds and goes under the actual case
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    ill have to add some windows to the front
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    cutting the aluminium is going to be "fun"
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    there are the hdds
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    i think ill add a cold cathode (blue) should create a neat lighting
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    ill try to build all this in the next two weeks
     
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  12. Richh999

    Richh999 Small Time Modder

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    Congatulations on your MOTM nominee.. I voted for you.

    For you hard drive placement could you mount them at the top of the case underneath where you DVD drive is..
    You could mount one under where your drive extends to and one under the actual drive but attaching them using the screw holes on the underside of the drive..
     
  13. FrooP

    FrooP can I eat this?

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    i tried it everywhere, wont fit elsewhere than under the case
     
  14. Nolimited

    Nolimited What's a Dremel?

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    nice sketchup man and congrats for MOTM
     
  15. pimonserry

    pimonserry sounds like a party.

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    Congrats on MOTM, I voted for you :)

    Shame you can't fit the HDDs in the case, but that's life.
    Make sure the bottom bit doesn't look too bulky and out-of-place ;)
    <3
     
  16. SkyLord77

    SkyLord77 Use your teeth not a Dremel

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    I love the fact that you're thinking outside the box... errr.... case on this one. :thumb:
     
  17. jhanlon303

    jhanlon303 The Keeper of History

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    Congrats on the MOTM nomination!

    I would NEVER have looked at that alum as an HDD cooler. Now I will.
    You people and your skills wear me out.

    john
     
  18. The boy 4rm oz

    The boy 4rm oz Project: Elegant-Li

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    Great work as always mate and excellent work. Congratz on your MOTM nomination. +rep
     
  19. Colossous

    Colossous Minimodder

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    Great work and big congratz on the Motm nomination :thumb:
     
  20. skullen

    skullen Minimodder

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    Nice one FrooP,gratz on MOTM nomination :thumb:
     

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