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Sorry guys..after working in the office all day (while I was working on the build, customers kept asking what the mess was for tongue.gif ) I decided dinner with the family and a movie sounded good...redface.gif

I've got another marathon day today...going to get the temp sensors, fan extensions, LED leads completed today..I should also be starting on the drive area..it is going to go through some serious renovation...thumb.gif
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Must be nice to work on this during weekend I have to have family time.. 2 childrens birtdays, Mother-Laws birthday and mothers day.
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Our plans for the family don't start until about 4 today...so I'll have a bit of time to get things together...plus I have the office open until 3 today, so in between customers, I'll be able to get some photos and through the list of things I mentioned...biggrin.gif
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Lucky you!!!!
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Our plans for the family don't start until about 4 today...so I'll have a bit of time to get things together...plus I have the office open until 3 today, so in between customers, I'll be able to get some photos and through the list of things I mentioned...biggrin.gif

Do you have your own shop? Or who lets you work on your own PC all day tongue.gif
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Do you have your own shop? Or who lets you work on your own PC all day tongue.gif

I own a self storage facility that I purchased from my parents a few years ago. This kept the business in the family (although it emptied my retirement accounts.) We've been able to grow it to 3 facilities over the past 5 years though...Before that I was a software designer...

Here's the office I'm in today...excuse the mess, looks like a bomb went off in there! doh.gif





And here is a little something...

8 pin mobo and Aquaero cable...

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Sorry guys..after working in the office all day (while I was working on the build, customers kept asking what the mess was for tongue.gif ) I decided dinner with the family and a movie sounded good...redface.gif

I've got another marathon day today...going to get the temp sensors, fan extensions, LED leads completed today..I should also be starting on the drive area..it is going to go through some serious renovation...thumb.gif

You guys all make me and my build look like poodoo!
I will say though, I don't buy things because they come pre-sleeved, but some things that are sold as such are done so quite nicely!!!
That Lamptron controller I got, for example.

Glad to see you're progressing!

Thanks - T
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Thrasher..your build is coming along nicely! thumb.gif

Cabling Continued

The Aquaero cable that comes with the AQ5 is something like 36" long..waaay too long for what I needed, so I had to shorten it...

First up..cut to length...



Remove the plastic wire sleeve...



Separate the wires..I wanted to keep the shielding wire..so I stranded that as well...



Cable crimped , connectors in place, ready for sleeving...







Finished product...



Front panel connectors...shortened them too and pinned them into different connectors...





Ready for shrink...



Shortened and resleeved the RGB LED from the front panel for the AQ5



Here's all the mobo cables...



This is what was in the package from the UK..Himuros!



As always...comment, criticism, etc are always welcomed! thumb.gif
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great work with the cables they look nice. what are those hard drive cages/heatsinks?
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great work with the cables they look nice. what are those hard drive cages/heatsinks?

Scythe Himuro...for both size drives...
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