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10 pages of comments without updates, torture, good luck! biggrin.gif

I update my first post on page 1 ,, i find it easier for everyone to find my updates than having to go through pages to find my Updates tongue.gif
post #122 of 636
Wow, well I missed your day 4 because you didn't post a new post, looking great though biggrin.gif
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CANARY - Main Rig
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CADILLAC - HTPC
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Intel i5-4570s Asus H97M-Plus AMD R9 280 G.Skill RipjawsX 16 GB (2x8) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
250 GB Samsung 840 240 GB Kingston 3 TB USB 3.0 Drive Custom Loop 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Preview BenQ GL2450 Filco MajesTouch2 Ninja PC P&C Silencer Mk III 600 W 
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Fractal Design Core 1000 Mionix Castor Monoprice XXL JL Amps + Custom Morel Bookshelf speakers 
Other
Scythe Kama-Panel 3 
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FX-8150 @ 4.6 GHz Fatal1ty 990FX Pro 9800 GTX+ 512 MB G.Skill Ripjaws X 1866 CL9 
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120 GB OCZ Vertex 3 1 TB WD Black 5x 120mm + MCP350 + EK Supreme HF + MicroRes Windows 8 Consumer Preview 
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2x Dell U2212HM Logitech G110 Cooler Master 850W Silent Pro Cooler Master 690 II Adv. 
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post #123 of 636
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Updated Day4 on the first page (Just scroll down i have logs from Day1 to Day 4).. Still have to sand it down, prime it and paint it...should be done in a couple of days..
Hope you enjoy..

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post #124 of 636
Not sure if you already said this but:

I think if you slanted the mobo tray, which can be viewed from the outside, and had that slanted mobo tray light-able.

You know, those acrylic 'floors' some use in their builds.

I think if you had your motherboard mounted on this tray, it'd look rather nice, have it slanted towards yourself.

But like you said, the large V8 size could make this idea impossible.. unless you raised the top a bit more.
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In my initial plans i had a false floor with all my cables (Perfect idea btw thanks) but due to my extremely large Cooler Master V8 Processor cooler that am starting to dislike because of its size i had to make the desk taller. Its already 22cm tall and i feel it quite tall for my taste. With a false door the desk will go to 26-27 cm its gonna look proportionally wrong frown.gif .... I should of just removed the cooler master cooler and put stock, and wait a bit (collect cash and just watercool)..
i love the idea, not only that but its really cool to hide all unwanted cables, but if the desk gets any higher is gonna look like a freaking Brick wall frown.gif


There are always ways ... for example ...

make a gradual incline from front to back on the false floor ... in front of your motherboard use a piece of 3mm MDF so that their is no hollow under the wood but it hides the edge of the Motherboard ... then as it progresses to the back ... increase the incline until it is just high enough to fit your atx cable ... and if u follow Rawfuls idea ... u can incline the motherboard slightly so that u can have the false floor a bit higher ...

if u have a height of 22cm vertically ... raising the back of the motherboard slightly will give u more space for your cooler ... cause the cooler will fit more horizontally ... (hope that makes sense) ...


I wish I could draw all this out for you ... but my creative talent stops at stick men ... hahaha
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post #126 of 636
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Managed to sand the desk down but didn't manage to start the primer..added a few pics of the sanding ..nothing really special, its just sanding and lots of dust tongue.gif
post #127 of 636
Sweet mod.
post #128 of 636
more pics!! Love the progress.
post #129 of 636
quite possibly the coolest desk ive ever seen!....mostly because you're building it yourself! and what an AWESOME concept!...Sub'd!
would LOVE to do something like this, do you think u could do a list of tools and materials for us to get an idea of whats needed to complete a project like this?
Love the work! Keep it up!
 
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post #130 of 636
Simply fantastic. You have inspired me. Once we move to our new house that we just bought a few months ago after it is remodeled, I wish to do something similar to this. Great work! applaud.gif
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