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Scratch Build – In Progress Retro Future

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by montymole, 7 Mar 2014.

  1. montymole

    montymole Rigid Tubist

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    Hi guys sorry to do this before things got of the ground but the original plan for the Plant Stand has had a major evolution and the stand will house a NUC for my HiFi PC and be in Part II.

    What i have decided to do its take an old Hall table and use that as the base for the build.
    on top of this will be a Box to keep the components in that is to be covered in leather. This will also be the mounting point for the monitor and all be able to come apart with ease.

    Hardware:

    AMD A10 7850K
    AsRock FM2A88X-itx+
    Palit GTX 670
    4 Gb OCZ Gold Ram
    Corsair Force GS 128Gb x 2 Raid 0
    PSU BeQuiet 430W

    Cooling:
    EK supremacy
    360MM Alpha cool rad
    EK DCP 2.2 pump
    Phobya 250mm res
    Alphacool 100mm res
    Various EK fittings all custom painted

    Corsair K60 (Copper)
    The Table.
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    The Box
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    The M/B
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    The CPU Block
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    Some Paint and bits.
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    Fittings pre paint
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    and after paint
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    The Corsair Force GS Copper Edition
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    The Plant Stand will be Part II with my Teac DAC/AMP and an Intel NUC more on this later

    This week will see major updates on the progress of the Box.
     
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  2. BeauchN

    BeauchN Active Member

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    Looks cool, can't wait to see how this turns out.
     
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  3. Boorach

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    Great idea. Look forward to following your progress.
     
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  4. Nexxo

    Nexxo Queue Jumper

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    Moar Steampunk. Nice! :)
     
  5. montymole

    montymole Rigid Tubist

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    Thanks Guys this is going to be like more up market steam punk not just a case with some cogs and gears on the idea for me is to let the hardware and cooling be the focal points i was thinking about the whale oil from Dishonored really want to be more original the liquid will need a eerie glow to it .
     
  6. Nexxo

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    :D

    I agree that a lot of "Steampunk" efforts just glue some random brass cogs to a surface. Not my idea of Steampunk either. What you call upmarket Steampunk I probably refer to as "Diamond Age Steampunk", after Neal Stephenson's novel.
     
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  7. AlderonnX

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    I love this song... Thanks!


    Also OP we need updates, and I do think this is going to be a proper steampunk.
     
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  8. thenotincluded

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    Clever idea, I'll be following this build.
     
  9. montymole

    montymole Rigid Tubist

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    The Corsair K60 Copper and Roman Bronze
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  10. Mrhunter

    Mrhunter New Member

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    Keyboards looking great :)
     
  11. Concept73

    Concept73 Wannabe modder.

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    Build coming along nicely, and my god that keyboard is gorgeous!
     
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  12. montymole

    montymole Rigid Tubist

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    Thanks Concept 73 took some hours to mask the switches but worth it i think
     
  13. KidMod-Southpaw

    KidMod-Southpaw Super Spamming Saiyan

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    Loving the paint so far! Do you plan on doing anything with the keyboard keycaps?
     
  14. montymole

    montymole Rigid Tubist

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    well right now i am working on the leather that i am covering the mdf box up i am lookng at a way of doing the tops of keys in leather and maybe paint the side's of keys in a different color buy i will have to have a little play with the spare keys
     
  15. Luciel

    Luciel Needs more rust

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    <--- sucker for copper right here. Looking forward to seeing how this turns out.
     
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  16. montymole

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    Hey folks for everyone who is interested in this project will be big updates this week. thanks guys
     
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