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Assembled. Threw the motherboard tray in with blue heatshrink over the standoffs, along with the PSU. The S5 is the perfect size for this build. It is impressively big with the pedestal, but not so big that I can't fill it up with hardware!





















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Wow, those cases look incredible. I would definitely get one if there were decent mATX boards for my FX8350. Can't wait to see the finished product!
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Wow, those cases look incredible. I would definitely get one if there were decent mATX boards for my FX8350. Can't wait to see the finished product!

They are definitely sweet.

I'm done with finals! 1 semester to go (and then God knows how many more)... time to make some serious progress with this. I'm getting like 4 orders of stuff tomorrow.

Here's a couple shots of the hard drives and CPU block:





Something that I noticed is that Caselabs is now sending the switches with not only sleeved cables, but only black wires. This is awesome, since you don't have to worry about heatshrinking all the way over every connection.





Another shot of the standoffs with blue heatshrink.











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An honorable build! I have subscribed.

I doubt not that this device should inspire the highest of virtue and faith in those that behold it. Though yet in its potency, the fruit of your meticulous labor foretells the brilliance "Project Magis" shall soon be; I eagerly await the full actualization of this endeavor and expect that it should secure vast monetary benefits for your academic institution.

Pax tecum
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An honorable build! I have subscribed.

I doubt not that this device should inspire the highest of virtue and faith in those that behold it. Though yet in its potency, the fruit of your meticulous labor foretells the brilliance "Project Magis" shall soon be; I eagerly await the full actualization of this endeavor and expect that it should secure vast monetary benefits for your academic institution.

Pax tecum

Thanks Brian...
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An honorable build! I have subscribed.

I doubt not that this device should inspire the highest of virtue and faith in those that behold it. Though yet in its potency, the fruit of your meticulous labor foretells the brilliance "Project Magis" shall soon be; I eagerly await the full actualization of this endeavor and expect that it should secure vast monetary benefits for your academic institution.

Pax tecum

Although well said - I disagree with that one part. I actually have some pretty hedonistic thoughts when looking at it myself. devil-smiley-019.gif
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If you happen to test that motherboard, lemme know how it works out. I was eyeing it for a purple and grey build.
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If you happen to test that motherboard, lemme know how it works out. I was eyeing it for a purple and grey build.

At a guess - since he's going to be giving it away to someone of unknown technical prowess - he'll be testing the crap out of it before it leaves his house. biggrin.gif
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Haha yep... So far I've only ensured that all the parts are working. I just pray that they hold up throughout the process. But once I'm further along I will start further testing

I will definitely let you know how I like it
Edited by luciddreamer124 - 12/19/13 at 8:11pm
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I'm struggling a lot with the problem of an optical drive. I know that to be safe I should probably throw one in there, but with all my heart I don't want to. They're loud, ugly, and take up a ton of space. I could put it in the pedestal but it would really make the tubing more difficult.
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