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post #1 of 34
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after a short discussion on the May MOTM thread, i've decided to make this.
If you have completed a mod that is either new (completely or to OCN) or rare (as deemed by me)
The mod can be completely new or an evolution of something. as long as it is beneficial in some way (looks, usability or performance) and Impressive (a hole somewhere or a fan mount aren't), you're in the club/get the award.

Is there a Sig award i can use?
also, we need a tag for people who have scratch built.

Members:
Noskcaj: 3rd person on OCN to make a Volenti cooler, plus made a how to
cptnighthawk666: LCD side panel, with plans for touchscreen side panels.
TLHarrell: "Wire Bones" - Instead of hiding your sleeved wiring behind the mobo tray, make it a part of your design.
Edited by Noskcaj - 6/7/13 at 1:26pm
post #2 of 34
well ... the basis should be , a definition of what modding is ..

... this is where the problem lies , its a broad term that needs to be defined . or with subcategories or something

for all i know , modding can be from painting a case , to making some cable management holes , to putting a 120 mm fan where a 92mm fan was installed lol

i know there are "build logs" and "scratch builds" ( love bit-tech ) , so you asume that in the scratch build , its gonna be some heavy creative stuff , from custom pcb , to custom waterblocks and all that

... thinking of it , this could segment the "small" community we already are , its kind of a delicate topic in my opinion


( but there should be a "tag" or something for those who scratch builds lol )
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post #4 of 34
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Quote:
Originally Posted by yoi View Post

well ... the basis should be , a definition of what modding is ..

... this is where the problem lies , its a broad term that needs to be defined . or with subcategories or something

for all i know , modding can be from painting a case , to making some cable management holes , to putting a 120 mm fan where a 92mm fan was installed lol

i know there are "build logs" and "scratch builds" ( love bit-tech ) , so you asume that in the scratch build , its gonna be some heavy creative stuff , from custom pcb , to custom waterblocks and all that

... thinking of it , this could segment the "small" community we already are , its kind of a delicate topic in my opinion


( but there should be a "tag" or something for those who scratch builds lol )
yeah, we need a scratch build tag.
post #5 of 34
maybe it can be defined as a functional mod meaning( incorporating a functioning mod like an external tower radiator or an lcd screen or even a new type of modification for liquid cooling, or air,or lighting, as long as it serves a mechanical or electronic purpose or function that is unique to any given computer. and soft mod meaning the incorporation of aesthetic modification of pc components and cases like-painting parts or components, windowing a case,custom sleeving ,etc etc
Edited by cptnighthawk666 - 6/5/13 at 1:42am
post #6 of 34
Look at my build log... It has turned into nothing but mods. Particularly the GTX Titan mods... thumb.gif
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post #7 of 34
i like where this might go. 2 up for me wink.gif

you need to make a header page :: tools to win . bloody good camera, mood lighting, pretty looks. if that fail, you all win here
+1 rep for the idea



EVERY MODS A WINNER MAN!! THATS FOR SURE.. ( to the tune of the song ever ones a winner)



JUST DO IT
Edited by just do it - 6/5/13 at 6:03am
post #8 of 34
Questions:

1) Do we need an actual build log on OCN?
a) If so does it need to be an actual log or can it just be pictures and explaining the concept behind it?
2) Do we need to modify hardware or can it be a case mod?
a) Scratch case?
3) What is the definition in this meaning of modification?
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post #9 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by kpforce1 View Post

Look at my build log... It has turned into nothing but mods. Particularly the GTX Titan mods... thumb.gif


ok ... this has to be publicated somewhere ... omg i never thought about that , it makes sense with the acrylic from the titan :O you are a genius!


... now , what if .. someone made a custom waterblock with the outside shape of a heatsink too , so that it could get cold from the outside , with the help of the original fan ?


MIND EXPLOSION!!!!
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post #10 of 34
Watair cooled eh interesting
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