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Default [CiP] Project p***477;***647;***633;***477;***652;u***305; - 06-29-2012, 22:03 | posts: 45 | Location: The Netherlands

Hi I'm new here and I'd like to show you 'Project Inverted' my work in progress scratch build.

I've allready done quite a bit and have a couple of buildlogs on other sites, so I'll just show what I've made so far and post updates when I have them.

Here we go:





After building my HTPC I've started on a new project that I'd like to share with you.

Hardware (so far):


Cooling:
  • 2x EK Coolstream Rad XT 240
  • 1x EK RAM Dominator X4 Acetal
  • 1x EK Supreme HF Acetal
  • 4x Enermax TB Silence Fans (12cm)
  • 1x Coolermaster Turbine 1.8
  • Loads of BitsPower Matt Black fittings

PC:
  • Asus Sabertooth Z77
  • 16Gb (4x4Gb) Corsair Dominator GT (CMT8GX3M2B2133C9)
  • Corsair AX750 PSU
  • 1x 7" Lilliput Touch screen
The front


De side of the case with 2 rads and 7"touchschreen.




The back


The inside




EK Coolstream Rad XT 240 with Enermax fans & MDPC-X Sleeving


Start of the left front:




Added a plexi strip on the bottom of the case (all around the case):


   
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Default 06-30-2012, 11:23 | posts: 45 | Location: The Netherlands

15 pictures per post limit, so here are another 15 pics





























   
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Default 06-30-2012, 11:25 | posts: 45 | Location: The Netherlands

Corsair Dominator GT (CMT8GX3M2B2133C9)






Asus Z77 Sabertooth motherboard:




Unfortunately I forgot to make pictures of the motherboard. But I do have these where the motherboard is allready mounted on the case:








EK-RAM Dominator X4:






Installed on the memory:


   
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Default 06-30-2012, 11:26 | posts: 45 | Location: The Netherlands

Made a start with the visible tubing, using Bitspower Crystal Link tubes:


Did some measuring and filing for the sata connectors:






After installing the mobo the gap between it and the backplate kinda bugged me, so I've made these:





They'll be installed next to the mobo like this:










So yeah then I ran into a small problem, mainly because I didn't plan ahead.. The only panel on the case that should be able to come off hasn't got enough room to actually come off:



Because of the reservoir, the panel with the fan can only come off by moving it upwards, but it can't because the part with the blue line on it is blocked by the motherboard, and there is not enough room to move it back, there is only a 6mm gap between the panel and the reservoir (at the green arrow) So yeah that sucks.. :wallbash:

But I think I found a solution that hopefully looks good too, to do this I had to cut the panel in two pieces:



And I've cut a stainless steel hinge into the right size:


The hinge is mounted onto the panel like this, (The screws will be hidden)
   
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Default 06-30-2012, 11:27 | posts: 45 | Location: The Netherlands

Finished the pannel with the hinge:




When the psu fan is installed the top part can't swing open this far, but still far enough to allow the pannel to 'slide' up and clear the mobo.

Filled the screwholes and sanded them flush with the pannel:


Continuing with the ATX pass-through pannel, this is what I drew in Sketchup:


And this is what I got in the mail today:







I've cut 2 lenghts of wire, 12 for the inner curve and 12 for the outer curve, this way the cables align best. Then I soldered the pins to the wires and sleeved it with Paracord.



And after 3 evenings filled with burns and curses Ive got this:










Worth it!
   
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Default 06-30-2012, 11:28 | posts: 45 | Location: The Netherlands

Been figuring out a way to connect the EATX cables, without running a bundle of cables in front of the mobo, this is what I came up with:



Testfit (crappy iPhone pic :grr: )


Now let's hope the bars won't melt :lol: (2mm brass)


Filled the gaps between the pins on the eatx connector with metalputty and filed it down:


Bend the other ends of the brass bars into shape:


Fits like a glove








There will be some spacers in between the 2 bars, and the bars will be isolated from eachother by either heatshrinks or plastidip.



   
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Default 06-30-2012, 11:29 | posts: 45 | Location: The Netherlands

So this is where I'm at right now. Comments are more than welcome

Up next is re-doing the EAXT bars but this time out of 3mm solid copper bar.
   
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Default 06-30-2012, 13:23 | posts: 4,846 | Location: London



That is all.
   
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Default 06-30-2012, 14:56 | posts: 584 | Location: Spain

Mother of god... Impressive that's all I can say so far.
   
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Default 07-02-2012, 22:33 | posts: 45 | Location: The Netherlands

Thanks guys











Bonuspic:
   
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Default 07-03-2012, 16:15 | posts: 298

looks good so far....keep it going :p
   
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Very Impressive! Love that Sabertooth
   
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Default 07-05-2012, 16:19 | posts: 45 | Location: The Netherlands

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looks good so far....keep it going :p
Thanks Cyrax

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Very Impressive! Love that Sabertooth
Thank you INSTG8R, I agree It's one of the best looking mobo's available.
   
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Default 07-07-2012, 21:31 | posts: 45 | Location: The Netherlands

Yesterday I've spend some time on sanding (up to P600) a couple of small parts. This morning I sprayed them with primer. After a couple of hours drying I've sanded them again and applied a 2nd layer of primer:

Naked shot:


After priming:




   
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Default 07-07-2012, 21:43 | posts: 2,139 | Location: far,far from home

someone here call Hilbert,we have a candidate for Guru3D Rig of the Month
   
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can't wait to rest of this
   
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Default 07-09-2012, 22:35 | posts: 45 | Location: The Netherlands

Thanks guys

Update!













   
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Default 07-10-2012, 13:27 | posts: 1,300 | Location: Wolverhampton/England

@op, that absolutly awesome build mate, love what you did with the copper tubing for the 12v power. keep the pics rolling in. +1 for rig of the month.
   
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Default 07-11-2012, 00:45 | posts: 5,491 | Location: BC, Canada

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someone here call Hilbert,we have a candidate for Guru3D Rig of the Month
IMO this wins Rig of the Rest of Time.. I don't think there will be a mod to top this one for a while.. amazing work. I'm not ashamed to admit that this inanimate piece of hardware is actually turning me on..
   
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Op,you have my vote for the Rig of the month.
   
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