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Soullessone21 February 8, 2013 11:18 AM

Safe Haven The CUBE!!(Dual System Cube of the Gods)
 
SAFE HAVEN The CUBE!!!

This build is something super new to me and is being built with a TON of help from awesome forum members who I could not be more grateful for their help or experience.

(used the Design 3.0 helped with then added my own style to the frame. The case will now cost and weigh way less then we originally expected do to the frame designer and fabricator "Spotswood" He does kick around the forum so if you ever need anything hit him up:thumb:


This build is to meet the goal of running my work,school and folding Server in one case with my gaming rig inside the same tower.


There will be lots of custom watercooling and custom cabling and as well.



Sponsors
*http://i1213.photobucket.com/albums/...ps69baefd3.jpg http://i1213.photobucket.com/albums/...psbbf06405.jpg*

Grocery List(Needed items)
Only need a second pump and dual reservoir for the front of the case

Hardware for build
*Coming Soon*
Watercooling for build
*Coming Soon*

Pix of Build
*Coming Soon*

Prebuild benchmarks and OCing

Shared Parts
2x 27 Asus VK278Q LCD's
Z2 Arctic Dual LCD Mount(Saving my Pennies)
DVI 2 port KVM IOGEAR
Thermaltake TT Sport Gaming Keyboard Challenger Pro
Cooler Master Sentinel Advanced Mouse
Asus Vulcan Headset


Left Side Gamer and personal design and work rig
2x 4280 2.8Ghz 8 Cores 16 Cores Total (16 cores take to much wattage time for a A10-5800K and time to OC that thing till it catches fire) :ph34r:
Asus KCMA-D8 Server Board C32 Being Replaced by MSI FM2-A85XA-G65
64GB Kingston ECC DDR3 1600 running at 1066 but thats slow its gotta go :P
Asus 6970 DCII 2GB5 (Under Water) I loved that poor 6970 but its gotta go, 2 Replacement Cards Pending
120GB OCZ HELL NOOO MORE!!! Pending replacements :)
2TB and 1TB Black family photos, movies and backup
PSU pending a new arrival :)

Win 8 Pro 64

Gaming Tower
Intel i7 980X 4.1Ghz NA 1366 is to warm and the summer is coming our way 1155 CPU but what one??
Asus P6X58D Premium 1366 UMM NOT ANYMORE MSI Z77 Board TBA
RAM Pending Total Change
MSI 660TF 2GB5OC
Corsair Neutron 240
Seasonic 740 watt PSU
Win 8 Pro 64

:punk:Tons added soon :punk:


Teasers
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http://i1213.photobucket.com/albums/...ps3a72e2fd.jpg
http://i1213.photobucket.com/albums/...psdee88c7d.jpg
http://i1213.photobucket.com/albums/...psdd4c311b.jpg

ZZLEE February 8, 2013 11:31 AM

Alternatives cost money / "Revit" , " CAD " ,

Edit : Before computers we used cardboard :biggrin:

SugarJ February 8, 2013 11:42 AM

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Originally Posted by ZZLEE (Post 689297)
Edit : Before computers we used cardboard :biggrin:

That was going to be my suggestion. I do mockups out of cardboard boxes and string for WC builds to get an idea if what I want to do is going to work.

Soullessone21 February 8, 2013 11:54 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by SugarJ (Post 689300)
That was going to be my suggestion. I do mockups out of cardboard boxes and string for WC builds to get an idea if what I want to do is going to work.


Umm the design is big 3' Cubed but this could change it has to mount a X ATX and ATX motherboard inside going to use the shinobi XL internals to make things easier so I will be cutting up two full sized towers and jamming them into the new case and welding them in place.

The case has to incorporate 4 minimum but up to 6 Double thick triple rads and 4 230MM fans one on each side and 2 in the back or front matters PSU placement.

The desire with this is to remove my 2 large cases from under my desk and go with one very open large tower to house my server and desktop gaming system. Also want to use all my water cooling gear and custom stuff I have acquired that doesn't fit nice in my other towers.

I am also sick of buying a new tower every few months getting bigger and bigger every time I upgrade I wanna build something I can call my own and invest my upgrade money in upgrades not cases haha:doh:

SugarJ February 8, 2013 12:44 PM

Sounds like you should be building a desk, not a case. :biggrin: You might not be able to lift it with that much gear in it.

ZZLEE February 8, 2013 01:12 PM

"coch " Large, like new, server racks - Calgary Computers For Sale - Kijiji Calgary Canada.

look at all their other toys ( If wifes looking hide this post) :censored:

Edit : FREE LAPTOPS, COMPUTERS, SERVERS!!!!! Hackers and Geeks wanted!! - Calgary Computers For Sale - Kijiji Calgary Canada.

:censored::censored:

Soullessone21 February 8, 2013 01:19 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by SugarJ (Post 689314)
Sounds like you should be building a desk, not a case. :biggrin: You might not be able to lift it with that much gear in it.

Think Stonee recommended I need a forklift :P haha

The only heavy part will be the sub frame, going to tap and die all the walls top and bottom so they can come off easy.

Soullessone21 February 8, 2013 01:22 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ZZLEE (Post 689326)
"coch " Large, like new, server racks - Calgary Computers For Sale - Kijiji Calgary Canada.

look at all their other toys ( If wifes looking hide this post) :censored:


HAHA no server racks thing has to be purdy :P and I know of these guys buying some gear off one of their guys today, mostly server parts but no racks

Those free guys you just posted are a ******* joke, I offered to help them and they basically wanted a month of work for a old computer and they make you contact this one guy who's phone is busy 24/7 and when you finally talk to him he just explains this vague story of how much work for what you will get.

ZZLEE February 8, 2013 02:09 PM

BRAND NEW! SmartRack 12U Wall-Mount Rack Enclosure Cabinet with - Ottawa Computer Parts For Sale - Kijiji Ottawa Canada.

Shipping it out to you would be expensive .
Generally what I was looking fore.

Soullessone21 February 8, 2013 02:32 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ZZLEE (Post 689339)


Thats getting close to what I want but its time I build my own tower :)


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