Project: APASF ("A Post-Apocalyptic Steampunk Future") (Final Pictures 29-03-2013)
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June 4, 2012, 01:01 PM
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Malaga, Spain
My System Specs
Time for an update.
Unluckly the new GPUs didn´t come on friday so I couldnt do much on the weekend, but they came today and as luck would have it, it was only a half day at work as I did overtime on Friday.
Right, time for a test mount.
The frontal bay system does not close by very little, so I´ve trimmed down one of them so it does.
As for the watercooling, I will be using a full copper pipe system for this project, which while it looks really good is rather complicated for two reasons, first, I need plumbing fittings, luckily I found out that 3/8 is a common size for that, so i got some G1/4 to 3/8 fittings and problem solved.
The second problem, or not really problem just, complicated fact is that there´s no flexing, here, so all the measurements have to be exact at every point, so once all the liquid cooling bits and bobs are in their place I will get the pipes and cut them to size so everything fits, nicely. Meanwhile, here´s a preview:
Right, now the case modifying for the GPUs.
I trimmed this section a bit more to make sure there´s no contact, tomorrow I will clean up all the cuts:
Right, because the fittings are so big, my original plan of taking the pipes out the back is scrapped and I have to come up with an idea to take them out the side panel and still be able to open the case as needed, so here´s the solution. I cut the side panel so I can unlock and slide downwards in order to open it.
And to cover it up, and old school grill which I´ll cut to let the pipes through, this way in order to open it, I just unscrew the grill and slide open the side panel. Problem Solved.
More tomorrow hopefully.
APASF ("A Post-Apocalyptic Steampunk Future") (WIP)
Corset PS2 (Completed)
My System Specs
ASUS Sabertooth P67
Intel i5 2500K
16Gb DDR3 1600Mhz Kingston HyperX
2x ASUS nVidia ENGTX275 in SLI
2x Kingston SSDNow!100 96Gb SSD in RAID Striping 3x Seagate Barracuda 750Gb
Coolest Master Silent Pro 1000w
Custom Cooler Master HAF X
Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium Fatality
1x Sony 20x DVD ReWriter
3x Packard Bell Full HD 22" with Matrox Triplehead
Windows 7 x64
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