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all that's left now is connecting the psu to the plugs, fix some fans in place (no not 40mm ) and then maybe paint it all.

i'll keep you posted
I only said to use 40mm fans because i didnt know if any other sized would fit.
post #22 of 47
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i've been testing with some fans i had laying around...
70mm is perfect
they fit nicely, and aren't too thick either
and as a bonus...i have 4 of the from stock coolers lol
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i've been testing with some fans i had laying around...
70mm is perfect
they fit nicely, and aren't too thick either
and as a bonus...i have 4 of the from stock coolers lol
Sounds like every thing is coming together nicely cant wait to see it finished
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post #24 of 47
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Time for another update

yesterday i reconnected the psu and the plugs + switch.
after some messing around with the motherboard plugs...it worked!
So at the moment i'm trying out some different OS' for it, and i must say...i like Jolicloud OS a lot
But that's all running from an USB at the moment

btw here are some pics

Resoldered the PSU plug & switch


used a terminal block for easier acces


everything put together, ready to rock


yeah...it's upside down here


Looking down in the computer


that's it for now, at the moment i'm trying to find a hdd that'll fit without problems, and has a sata connection. (i have a LOT of IDE hdd's )
but i'll keep you posted
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Very nice! anything else you're gonna do to it?
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got an RROD'd Elite, thinking of trying this with it. First I gotta do a PS2 one though. gonna cover the ODD tray with anything?
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post #27 of 47
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i'm not done with it
at the moment just testing how the temps will be when everything is stressed.
then fasten the fans, fix the dvd slot, get a reset button somewhere
and i'm thinking about fixing 2 usb slots in the front (where they always are )
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post #28 of 47
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Hey all!

Finally time for another update
it's not really a huge update...especially not if you look at how long it took me
but it's something that had to be done anyway.
so here are my double leds and new hdd mount

1 power led wasn't enough...so i replaced it with 2 leds

Ow yeah...lots of hot glue gun action here


and from temporary HDD mount


to permanent HDD mount


with just some glue and a little metal profile


so...it's not that big an update...but at least it's something
i'm still debating on whether or not i should get some front usb ports in there or not.
and i still need to find a way to keep the fans in place
but hopefully things will work out after a night of sleep.

i'll keep you posted!
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post #29 of 47
I feel like such a terrible person. I watch your thread, and you are pushing out updates pretty well, and I have had my xbox project going for quite a while now and still haven't even gotten the case built.
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I haven't got anything besides the PS2 shell for my build, can't afford more computer parts yet xD In other news, any progress is good progress!
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