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You lucky to be able to work on your build at funny hours for me anyway it is almost 2am EST...
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I'm MST..just before midnight here...plus, I got my new CRM system up and running at work, without a single hitch...I thought for sure I was going to be working on that until 2 AM...was done by 4:30PM...so I was able to get some extra time in on the monsterITX...thumb.gif
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Good for you. Bad thing about where I have my office space is you have to be out by 10pm. wife thinks this is good otherwise she never see me.
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I'll have the cabling done tomorrow and will be working on the final assembly. I'll have a little bit of work to do with the lighting still, but I can do that after the system is up and running...Forgot to mention that I got the AQ5 fired up...hadn't had a chance to make sure it wasn't DOA, which was a really good thing it wasn't since I'm beyond the return window on it now...biggrin.gif
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I have to start making custom cables like those, Tim do they sell those wire ends down at microcenter? I could just buy a big spool of black wire.

also could you run two wires to those ends? so I could have a sata power cable split out of another one?
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Subbed, can't wait to see that lovely beast entirely finished smile.gif
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Diggin' the build! Subbed!
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I have to start making custom cables like those, Tim do they sell those wire ends down at microcenter? I could just buy a big spool of black wire.

also could you run two wires to those ends? so I could have a sata power cable split out of another one?

Metal...I don't think Microcenter sells the crimps and connectors (If they did, they most likely wouldn't be the original molex ones either.) I get all of my sleeving and use what Nils stocks here at MDPC-X. If Nils doesn't carry it, I'll then go through here...Once you get the hang of it, sleeving is actually pretty easy, just detail oriented...You can run multiple types of cables together, so long as the voltages are right and the pin-outs match the type of connector you need. I'll be showing what I did on the SATA cables later today when I finish sleeving the second cable.
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Diggin' the build! Subbed!

Thanks for following along! thumb.gif
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sounds good appreciate the info. I will look into grabbing some of that stuff.

as always patiently watching thumb.gif
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I'll have the cabling done tomorrow and will be working on the final assembly. I'll have a little bit of work to do with the lighting still, but I can do that after the system is up and running...Forgot to mention that I got the AQ5 fired up...hadn't had a chance to make sure it wasn't DOA, which was a really good thing it wasn't since I'm beyond the return window on it now...biggrin.gif

I know what you mean about getting parts fired up as I am sort of worried about this too because I have a lot of parts that I have had for a while.
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