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post #61 of 88
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Mid-week Update

Work has me swamped at the moment so I haven't had a chance to get much done but I did manage to start on the underside of the mobo tray, where most of all the power connections will be made, as well as the NEW hard drive mounting location. If you remember, I had double side taped it to the underside of the PSU. I decided I couldn't let that fly in my build. With all the work going into aesthetics, i wasn't going to let some taped up HDD ruin my build!

More pics to come when I get time!









post #62 of 88

Lovely build, can't wait to see finished product biggrin.gif

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Wow, this is looking pretty awesome! Subbed!

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This build is nothing short of inspirational to an amateur watercooler such as myself. Can't wait to see what this all amounts to. Subbed! thumb.gif
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post #65 of 88
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Lovely build, can't wait to see finished product biggrin.gif

Thanks, and in due time! wink.gif

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Wow, this is looking pretty awesome! Subbed!
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Thanks Jeffinslaw!

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This build is nothing short of inspirational to an amateur watercooler such as myself. Can't wait to see what this all amounts to. Subbed! thumb.gif

Aw thanks! I'd still consider myself an amateur as well, and I can't wait to see them end either!
post #66 of 88
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Edit: double posts are no good!
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Finished Custom Stickers and Light Bar

To wrap up the custom stickers for now, all are applied and look great! I just received another 240GB Kingston HyperX SSD biggrin.gif so now we'll need to custom mount the additional two SSDs somewhere, since I have 3 mounting spots and 5 SSDs now. With two SSDs mounted in highly visual places, they will probably have custom stickers to match.









Now with most of the under-mobo-tray-organizing completed, I mounted one UV cathode and one Lamptron white LED sunlight stick. As I mentioned in previous posts, I'll have essentially a 'daytime' and 'nighttime' lighting scheme. Having one of each in each location ensures the lighting is essentially identical (i.e. placement and illumination), with the exception of color.










Alas, no good progress comes without troubles and this one is in the form of a nonfunctional Lamptron FC Touch. I tested it upon receipt and it worked just fine though two weeks of extremely strenuous sitting in its box has rendered it broken. The backlight illuminates and powers the fans at 5v though the interactive display doesn't appear. Checking with a multimeter doesn't give any clue as to the problem and some forum searches show that they frequently just go out for no reason. Since I move in two weeks, I'll have to wait to RMA it until I return to the states as I wouldn't get it in time out here.




And to close on a good note! SSDs galore!




With the next few days off, progress shall ensue! Also in other news, I placed a another substantial order with MDPC-X, this time for mounting and cable management hardware. Those clamps Nils has are beautiful!
post #68 of 88
god damn. i need to change my pants...darn it my chair!. insane looking build so far man keep it up! thumb.gif
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post #69 of 88
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god damn. i need to change my pants...darn it my chair!. insane looking build so far man keep it up! thumb.gif

Haha nooo! Not the chair! biggrin.gif I'm glad you like it!
post #70 of 88
subbed for a very clean build man! i usually dont like cube cases but this is just pure awesome.
 
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