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So I had gotten the Idea to biuld a desk for my desk top, gaming/ all purpose rig. After looking at possible biuld options I had seen an idea to have the desk and computer case as one in ked around online betting see any other builds were actually had seen one of the blog had never finished and he never posted the completed build. So I looked at the desk I had at the time and decided that even know was basically very simple it is what I wanted. So after that I went and design the best that I thought I would want I took the dimensions of the desk that I had and made it a little wider a little deeper a little taller I made custom cut out holes for the monitor stand and for routing wires for the speakers and an auxiliary outlet. When I was done it was exactly what I wanted but it needed some more so I'm going to show the modifications I made including a review of the Corsair link and the H 100 which I had added to the desk.
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Desk Rig
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Backup Server
(8 items)
 
Main Server
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600 K P67A UD7 B3 MSI GTX 680 Twin Frozer II Corsair Dominator 1600Mhzs. 32GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
OCZ Agility 3 240GB Samsung 830 120GB  WD Raptor 150GB LG BR Burner, LG BR Reader 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H100i Push Pull Win 8 Pro 64Bit 3X Asus LED LCD HD 23" Lenovo USB 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair AX 850W Custom made intergrated desk Logitech G700 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel i3 530 Supermicro X8SIL-V Kingston ECC unbuffered 16GB RAM OCZ Agility 3 120 GB 
Hard DriveOSOSCase
WD Green 3TB Windows server 2008 R2 Host Windows storage server 2012 Dell inspirion 530s case 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Dual Intel Xeon X5650 Supermicro X8DAH On Board Samsung ECC Fully buffered 72GB 1066 RAM 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
WD Raptor 300GB; 558GB RAID 10 WD Red 3TB; 19GB RAID 5 WD Purple 3TB; 13.6GB RAID 5 Samsung 1TB 
CoolingOSPowerCase
Intel Xeon coolers Windows server 20102 R2 essentials Corsair AX850 4u Supermicro PWS-920P-1R  
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Desk Rig
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Backup Server
(8 items)
 
Main Server
(12 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600 K P67A UD7 B3 MSI GTX 680 Twin Frozer II Corsair Dominator 1600Mhzs. 32GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
OCZ Agility 3 240GB Samsung 830 120GB  WD Raptor 150GB LG BR Burner, LG BR Reader 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H100i Push Pull Win 8 Pro 64Bit 3X Asus LED LCD HD 23" Lenovo USB 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair AX 850W Custom made intergrated desk Logitech G700 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel i3 530 Supermicro X8SIL-V Kingston ECC unbuffered 16GB RAM OCZ Agility 3 120 GB 
Hard DriveOSOSCase
WD Green 3TB Windows server 2008 R2 Host Windows storage server 2012 Dell inspirion 530s case 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Dual Intel Xeon X5650 Supermicro X8DAH On Board Samsung ECC Fully buffered 72GB 1066 RAM 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
WD Raptor 300GB; 558GB RAID 10 WD Red 3TB; 19GB RAID 5 WD Purple 3TB; 13.6GB RAID 5 Samsung 1TB 
CoolingOSPowerCase
Intel Xeon coolers Windows server 20102 R2 essentials Corsair AX850 4u Supermicro PWS-920P-1R  
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post #2 of 6
that's actually pretty sweet.
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Intel i5 4670K MSI Z87-GD65 Asus GTX 660 DC2-OC  G.Skill RipjawsX 4x4GB 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
OCZ Agility 60GB none Noctua NH-U12P Windows 8 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U2312HM CoolerMaster Quick Fire CMStorm Red Corsair 650HX Lian Li PC-K9WX 
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Intel i5 4670K MSI Z87-GD65 Asus GTX 660 DC2-OC  G.Skill RipjawsX 4x4GB 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
OCZ Agility 60GB none Noctua NH-U12P Windows 8 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U2312HM CoolerMaster Quick Fire CMStorm Red Corsair 650HX Lian Li PC-K9WX 
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post #3 of 6
Wow! This is GREAT!
Main Rig.
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Battlefield 2 review.
Battlefield 2 PC Game EA
 
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Bulldozer FX4100 Gigabyte GA-M68MT-S2 MSI 7770 Kingston Hyper X | 2 x 2 GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
WD 2 TB  LiteON DVD/CD R-W Drive AMD Standard cooler Windows 7 Ultimate 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
32' Luxor Full HD TV Microsoft comfort curce Antec 450 Watt OcUK Value case 
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Battlefield 2 review.
Battlefield 2 PC Game EA
 
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Bulldozer FX4100 Gigabyte GA-M68MT-S2 MSI 7770 Kingston Hyper X | 2 x 2 GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
WD 2 TB  LiteON DVD/CD R-W Drive AMD Standard cooler Windows 7 Ultimate 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
32' Luxor Full HD TV Microsoft comfort curce Antec 450 Watt OcUK Value case 
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post #4 of 6
Enough cooling?
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FX-8120 GA-990FXA-UD3 Sapphire Tri-X R9 290X 8GB GDDR5 OC Edition 16GB G.Skill 2133Mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Seagate 500GB 7200rpm 6Gb/s Seagate 1TB 7200rpm 6Gb/s Samsung 850 PRO 256GB Seagate 2TB 7200rpm 6Gb/s 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Sony Optiarc Corsair H60 Win7HP64bit/Ubuntu 14.04LTS HP 2310m 1080p @60Hz 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Seasonic X750 Gold Cooler Master Storm Stryker Razer Mamba 2012 
Mouse PadAudio
Razer Destructor 2 BF4 Edition Creative Sound Blaster Zx 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 4690k GA-Z97-HD3 MSI HD7950 3GBGDDR5 OC Twin Frozr edition 12GBs G.SKILL 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSPower
Seagate 500GB 7200RPM  DELL Generic Windows 10 Professional 64bit / Mint 17.3 64bit Seasonic x650 
CaseAudio
Cooler Master Elite 430 Realtek 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD A8-6410 Toshiba something idk. AMD R5 1GBGDDR5 16GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250GB Samsung 850 SSD Toshiba DVD-RW Windows 10 Pro Terrible. 
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Disgusting. Ok. Toshiba Trackbad with horrible buttons. Realtek 
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The Beginning.
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Work Test Machine
(10 items)
 
Toshi
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX-8120 GA-990FXA-UD3 Sapphire Tri-X R9 290X 8GB GDDR5 OC Edition 16GB G.Skill 2133Mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Seagate 500GB 7200rpm 6Gb/s Seagate 1TB 7200rpm 6Gb/s Samsung 850 PRO 256GB Seagate 2TB 7200rpm 6Gb/s 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Sony Optiarc Corsair H60 Win7HP64bit/Ubuntu 14.04LTS HP 2310m 1080p @60Hz 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Seasonic X750 Gold Cooler Master Storm Stryker Razer Mamba 2012 
Mouse PadAudio
Razer Destructor 2 BF4 Edition Creative Sound Blaster Zx 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 4690k GA-Z97-HD3 MSI HD7950 3GBGDDR5 OC Twin Frozr edition 12GBs G.SKILL 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSPower
Seagate 500GB 7200RPM  DELL Generic Windows 10 Professional 64bit / Mint 17.3 64bit Seasonic x650 
CaseAudio
Cooler Master Elite 430 Realtek 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD A8-6410 Toshiba something idk. AMD R5 1GBGDDR5 16GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250GB Samsung 850 SSD Toshiba DVD-RW Windows 10 Pro Terrible. 
KeyboardPowerMouseAudio
Disgusting. Ok. Toshiba Trackbad with horrible buttons. Realtek 
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post #5 of 6
Thread Starter 
The first thing I want to fix was the optical drive bays. When I bought the parts for the case most of it was OEM Lian Li case parts I had gotten to of their C-02 DVD drive covers. They give a nice clean look to the front of your case.
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as you can see I had no bezel around the drive bays so the first thing I did was I contacted front panel express.com and they were able to machine me a five-bay drive bezel.
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now from there I had to modify the front panel to accept drive covers. These particular covers are wider than the opening of an optical drive bay so I had to back cut the front, which is made at a wood so that they would sleep in from behind and see into the drive bezel after doing so they really cleaned up the front of the system
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the only thing that I have to do is get black screws but for now it will do.
Desk Rig
(16 items)
 
Backup Server
(8 items)
 
Main Server
(12 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600 K P67A UD7 B3 MSI GTX 680 Twin Frozer II Corsair Dominator 1600Mhzs. 32GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
OCZ Agility 3 240GB Samsung 830 120GB  WD Raptor 150GB LG BR Burner, LG BR Reader 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H100i Push Pull Win 8 Pro 64Bit 3X Asus LED LCD HD 23" Lenovo USB 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair AX 850W Custom made intergrated desk Logitech G700 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel i3 530 Supermicro X8SIL-V Kingston ECC unbuffered 16GB RAM OCZ Agility 3 120 GB 
Hard DriveOSOSCase
WD Green 3TB Windows server 2008 R2 Host Windows storage server 2012 Dell inspirion 530s case 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Dual Intel Xeon X5650 Supermicro X8DAH On Board Samsung ECC Fully buffered 72GB 1066 RAM 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
WD Raptor 300GB; 558GB RAID 10 WD Red 3TB; 19GB RAID 5 WD Purple 3TB; 13.6GB RAID 5 Samsung 1TB 
CoolingOSPowerCase
Intel Xeon coolers Windows server 20102 R2 essentials Corsair AX850 4u Supermicro PWS-920P-1R  
  hide details  
Reply
Desk Rig
(16 items)
 
Backup Server
(8 items)
 
Main Server
(12 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600 K P67A UD7 B3 MSI GTX 680 Twin Frozer II Corsair Dominator 1600Mhzs. 32GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
OCZ Agility 3 240GB Samsung 830 120GB  WD Raptor 150GB LG BR Burner, LG BR Reader 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H100i Push Pull Win 8 Pro 64Bit 3X Asus LED LCD HD 23" Lenovo USB 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair AX 850W Custom made intergrated desk Logitech G700 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel i3 530 Supermicro X8SIL-V Kingston ECC unbuffered 16GB RAM OCZ Agility 3 120 GB 
Hard DriveOSOSCase
WD Green 3TB Windows server 2008 R2 Host Windows storage server 2012 Dell inspirion 530s case 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Dual Intel Xeon X5650 Supermicro X8DAH On Board Samsung ECC Fully buffered 72GB 1066 RAM 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
WD Raptor 300GB; 558GB RAID 10 WD Red 3TB; 19GB RAID 5 WD Purple 3TB; 13.6GB RAID 5 Samsung 1TB 
CoolingOSPowerCase
Intel Xeon coolers Windows server 20102 R2 essentials Corsair AX850 4u Supermicro PWS-920P-1R  
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Reply
post #6 of 6
Thread Starter 
Cooling was my next concern. Originally I had a Corsair H 70 installed with the push pull same configuration. At idle I was getting 34°C and underload maxing out at 60°C The ambient in the room is about 22°.
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to upgrade I have gotten a Corsair H 100 and a Corsair link cooling kit. I also purchased a dual 120 mm radiator grille and a NZXT USB expansion module.
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after that looking at my options I decided to mount the radiator on the side above the motherboard.
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after disassembling the entire computer and removing all the components I used a jigsaw to cut an opening large enough to fit the 2 120mm fans.
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amended the fans and then use the radiator grille attached to decide the case.
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Desk Rig
(16 items)
 
Backup Server
(8 items)
 
Main Server
(12 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600 K P67A UD7 B3 MSI GTX 680 Twin Frozer II Corsair Dominator 1600Mhzs. 32GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
OCZ Agility 3 240GB Samsung 830 120GB  WD Raptor 150GB LG BR Burner, LG BR Reader 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H100i Push Pull Win 8 Pro 64Bit 3X Asus LED LCD HD 23" Lenovo USB 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair AX 850W Custom made intergrated desk Logitech G700 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel i3 530 Supermicro X8SIL-V Kingston ECC unbuffered 16GB RAM OCZ Agility 3 120 GB 
Hard DriveOSOSCase
WD Green 3TB Windows server 2008 R2 Host Windows storage server 2012 Dell inspirion 530s case 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Dual Intel Xeon X5650 Supermicro X8DAH On Board Samsung ECC Fully buffered 72GB 1066 RAM 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
WD Raptor 300GB; 558GB RAID 10 WD Red 3TB; 19GB RAID 5 WD Purple 3TB; 13.6GB RAID 5 Samsung 1TB 
CoolingOSPowerCase
Intel Xeon coolers Windows server 20102 R2 essentials Corsair AX850 4u Supermicro PWS-920P-1R  
  hide details  
Reply
Desk Rig
(16 items)
 
Backup Server
(8 items)
 
Main Server
(12 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600 K P67A UD7 B3 MSI GTX 680 Twin Frozer II Corsair Dominator 1600Mhzs. 32GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
OCZ Agility 3 240GB Samsung 830 120GB  WD Raptor 150GB LG BR Burner, LG BR Reader 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H100i Push Pull Win 8 Pro 64Bit 3X Asus LED LCD HD 23" Lenovo USB 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair AX 850W Custom made intergrated desk Logitech G700 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel i3 530 Supermicro X8SIL-V Kingston ECC unbuffered 16GB RAM OCZ Agility 3 120 GB 
Hard DriveOSOSCase
WD Green 3TB Windows server 2008 R2 Host Windows storage server 2012 Dell inspirion 530s case 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Dual Intel Xeon X5650 Supermicro X8DAH On Board Samsung ECC Fully buffered 72GB 1066 RAM 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
WD Raptor 300GB; 558GB RAID 10 WD Red 3TB; 19GB RAID 5 WD Purple 3TB; 13.6GB RAID 5 Samsung 1TB 
CoolingOSPowerCase
Intel Xeon coolers Windows server 20102 R2 essentials Corsair AX850 4u Supermicro PWS-920P-1R  
  hide details  
Reply
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