Overclock.net › Forums › Specialty Builds › HTPC › [Build Log] Project HTPC - NesNoir
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

[Build Log] Project HTPC - NesNoir - Page 2

post #11 of 30
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by cones View Post

Do you just get the panels to fit tight then epoxy the inside?

I got them as tight as I could without stressing the existing plastic. I then actually used super glue to hold them in position then I went and drowned it in epoxy on the inside.

It's currently all bogged up from putty and 1/3 of the way through the sanding, so updates soon I hope smile.gif

Edit: I should mention that after my initial epoxy work on the inside, I did hear some slight cracking when handling it and pressing the putty in. So I did go back over it with a heap of epoxy and pretty much created a whole layer between the new plastic and the nes. Just a thought for anyone wanting to do something similar
Edited by tysonischarles - 2/22/16 at 11:44am
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel core i5-6600K Gigabyte Z170 Gaming 5 AMD Fury X Corsair LP 2 x 4GB 3000Mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung M.2 NVME SSD 256GB Custom Loop Windows 10 Benq 27" 1440p Freesync 
PowerCase
Silverstone 600W SFX PSU Project mATX 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel core i5-6600K Gigabyte Z170 Gaming 5 AMD Fury X Corsair LP 2 x 4GB 3000Mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung M.2 NVME SSD 256GB Custom Loop Windows 10 Benq 27" 1440p Freesync 
PowerCase
Silverstone 600W SFX PSU Project mATX 
  hide details  
Reply
post #12 of 30
I was just curious how people do it, couldn't notice that you had done anything to them.
My System
(21 items)
 
Server/HTPC
(11 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD 8320 Asus m5a99fx pro EVGA 660ti  Gskill 8GB F3-1600C9-8GXM x2 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
4GB x2 OCZ Agility 3 Sasmsung 840 EVO Western Digital Caviar Blue 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOptical DriveCooling
Seagate 500gb Asus DRW-24B1ST Asus BC-12B1ST cool master hyper 212 evo 
OSOSMonitorMonitor
Windows 10 Pro x64 Arch  Asus 23" VH238 Asus 23" VH238H 
PowerCase
Corsair CX600M Fractal Design Define R5  
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
i3 6100 Asus Z170M-Plus something 16gb DDR4 Western Digital 500GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOS
Samsung 2TB Western Digital Red 3TB HGST Deskter 4TB Unraid 6.x 
OSPowerCase
Ubuntu Server - VM Corsair CX430  Cooler Master HAF 912 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(21 items)
 
Server/HTPC
(11 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD 8320 Asus m5a99fx pro EVGA 660ti  Gskill 8GB F3-1600C9-8GXM x2 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
4GB x2 OCZ Agility 3 Sasmsung 840 EVO Western Digital Caviar Blue 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOptical DriveCooling
Seagate 500gb Asus DRW-24B1ST Asus BC-12B1ST cool master hyper 212 evo 
OSOSMonitorMonitor
Windows 10 Pro x64 Arch  Asus 23" VH238 Asus 23" VH238H 
PowerCase
Corsair CX600M Fractal Design Define R5  
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
i3 6100 Asus Z170M-Plus something 16gb DDR4 Western Digital 500GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOS
Samsung 2TB Western Digital Red 3TB HGST Deskter 4TB Unraid 6.x 
OSPowerCase
Ubuntu Server - VM Corsair CX430  Cooler Master HAF 912 
  hide details  
Reply
post #13 of 30
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by cones View Post

I was just curious how people do it, couldn't notice that you had done anything to them.

Most people cut the standoff's out then glue a whole sheet of plastic onto the bottum of the NES. Whilst that way definitely would be a superior way of reinforcing the plastic, it also adds 2-3mm of height to the base, and given the limited room, wasn't something I wanted to do, hence I've taken the more difficult route.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel core i5-6600K Gigabyte Z170 Gaming 5 AMD Fury X Corsair LP 2 x 4GB 3000Mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung M.2 NVME SSD 256GB Custom Loop Windows 10 Benq 27" 1440p Freesync 
PowerCase
Silverstone 600W SFX PSU Project mATX 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel core i5-6600K Gigabyte Z170 Gaming 5 AMD Fury X Corsair LP 2 x 4GB 3000Mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung M.2 NVME SSD 256GB Custom Loop Windows 10 Benq 27" 1440p Freesync 
PowerCase
Silverstone 600W SFX PSU Project mATX 
  hide details  
Reply
post #14 of 30
Thread Starter 
So after about 3 hours of sanding, I have the base to a point where I'm satisfied with the putty and epoxy work!


It's wasn't entirely level when I glued it together, but you honestly cant even tell when you look at it


All existing ports have been filled and after a primer coat tomorrow, It''ll look like they where never meant to be there


It took a long time and my balcony is covered in dust, but all the visible patches are almost perfectly smooth




I took to the inside to take away some of the excess epoxy. It doesn't really matter as the inside wont be visible. Definitely think the way I have patched the bottom has made a lot of workable room.


Primer tomorrow, then the color soon wink.gif
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel core i5-6600K Gigabyte Z170 Gaming 5 AMD Fury X Corsair LP 2 x 4GB 3000Mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung M.2 NVME SSD 256GB Custom Loop Windows 10 Benq 27" 1440p Freesync 
PowerCase
Silverstone 600W SFX PSU Project mATX 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel core i5-6600K Gigabyte Z170 Gaming 5 AMD Fury X Corsair LP 2 x 4GB 3000Mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung M.2 NVME SSD 256GB Custom Loop Windows 10 Benq 27" 1440p Freesync 
PowerCase
Silverstone 600W SFX PSU Project mATX 
  hide details  
Reply
post #15 of 30
Looks exciting subbed!
post #16 of 30
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by KaffieneKing View Post

Looks exciting subbed!

Welcome aboard smile.gif
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel core i5-6600K Gigabyte Z170 Gaming 5 AMD Fury X Corsair LP 2 x 4GB 3000Mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung M.2 NVME SSD 256GB Custom Loop Windows 10 Benq 27" 1440p Freesync 
PowerCase
Silverstone 600W SFX PSU Project mATX 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel core i5-6600K Gigabyte Z170 Gaming 5 AMD Fury X Corsair LP 2 x 4GB 3000Mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung M.2 NVME SSD 256GB Custom Loop Windows 10 Benq 27" 1440p Freesync 
PowerCase
Silverstone 600W SFX PSU Project mATX 
  hide details  
Reply
post #17 of 30
Looks like an interesting project thumb.gif
 
Dust Collector
(21 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 4460  GIGABYTE Z97X-UD5H Black On Board Kingston HyperX Fury Memory Black 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Kingston HyperX Fury Memory Black  Western Digital Green Western Digital Green Seagate Baracuda  
Optical DriveCoolingOSPower
LG DVD Drive Cooler Master 212  Windows Server 2012 R2 Thermaltake Tough Power 700W 
Case
Fractal Design Arc XL 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 980 Asus P6X58-E WS EVGA GTX 570 EVGA GTX 570 
GraphicsRAMHard DriveHard Drive
EVGA GTX 570 Corsair Dominator GT Samsung 830 Samsung 830 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
LG Blu ray reader XSPC Raystorm XSPC Acetal Duel 5.25" Bay Reservoir DaZMode Storm D5 Strong 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
XSPC RX360 Windows 8.1 Professional Asus VE278Q 27" Logitech G510 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair AX1200 Corsair 800D Logitech G500 Razer Alpha Control 
Audio
Corsair HS1A 
  hide details  
Reply
 
Dust Collector
(21 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 4460  GIGABYTE Z97X-UD5H Black On Board Kingston HyperX Fury Memory Black 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Kingston HyperX Fury Memory Black  Western Digital Green Western Digital Green Seagate Baracuda  
Optical DriveCoolingOSPower
LG DVD Drive Cooler Master 212  Windows Server 2012 R2 Thermaltake Tough Power 700W 
Case
Fractal Design Arc XL 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 980 Asus P6X58-E WS EVGA GTX 570 EVGA GTX 570 
GraphicsRAMHard DriveHard Drive
EVGA GTX 570 Corsair Dominator GT Samsung 830 Samsung 830 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
LG Blu ray reader XSPC Raystorm XSPC Acetal Duel 5.25" Bay Reservoir DaZMode Storm D5 Strong 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
XSPC RX360 Windows 8.1 Professional Asus VE278Q 27" Logitech G510 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair AX1200 Corsair 800D Logitech G500 Razer Alpha Control 
Audio
Corsair HS1A 
  hide details  
Reply
post #18 of 30
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by loud681 View Post

Looks like an interesting project thumb.gif

It's an older console, modded to play a newer console, which is also extremely old 😂

Also bought a heap of stuff to start modding the switches and power LED. I'm going to use micro switches to save some room up front. After that's done it's time to bite the bullet on the motherboard so I can start organising the IO
Edited by tysonischarles - 2/23/16 at 2:17pm
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel core i5-6600K Gigabyte Z170 Gaming 5 AMD Fury X Corsair LP 2 x 4GB 3000Mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung M.2 NVME SSD 256GB Custom Loop Windows 10 Benq 27" 1440p Freesync 
PowerCase
Silverstone 600W SFX PSU Project mATX 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel core i5-6600K Gigabyte Z170 Gaming 5 AMD Fury X Corsair LP 2 x 4GB 3000Mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung M.2 NVME SSD 256GB Custom Loop Windows 10 Benq 27" 1440p Freesync 
PowerCase
Silverstone 600W SFX PSU Project mATX 
  hide details  
Reply
post #19 of 30
Thread Starter 
Got some Updates!


Don't laugh, This will come in handy later!


I started working on my switch's today


This is pretty much the stock configuration, Stripped down of course


With OG buttons


Just a sweet refraction through the plastic container onto my iPhone


The micro switches I bought


Pretty much how I planned to have them


And into the original holder without the big PCB below it. Must admit it still takes up a lot of room, Hopefully it wont get in the way of my motherboard once it's in. Otherwise I'll be redesigning my switch setup


Go the primer on biggrin.gif


The plugged hole is still visible, I'm just gonna really hit this with more primer to help fill some of the low points and then i can sand it back with a high grit sandpaper when I'm ready for paint.


The base evened out a lot thanks to the paint, although it is rough and after a light sand I'll hit it with more primer to act as a filler



It's kinda looks like my patchwork is sitting up really high, But it's fairly level


Annndddd, Watch this space...
Edited by tysonischarles - 2/27/16 at 12:43am
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel core i5-6600K Gigabyte Z170 Gaming 5 AMD Fury X Corsair LP 2 x 4GB 3000Mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung M.2 NVME SSD 256GB Custom Loop Windows 10 Benq 27" 1440p Freesync 
PowerCase
Silverstone 600W SFX PSU Project mATX 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel core i5-6600K Gigabyte Z170 Gaming 5 AMD Fury X Corsair LP 2 x 4GB 3000Mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung M.2 NVME SSD 256GB Custom Loop Windows 10 Benq 27" 1440p Freesync 
PowerCase
Silverstone 600W SFX PSU Project mATX 
  hide details  
Reply
post #20 of 30
Thread Starter 
Well small bump!

The project is officially back in action after a long hiatus due to moving houses and work being busy!

So my motivation to get his done is WoW: Legion. Being in need of a PC and after seeing the NES 3.0 build log that incorporates a 750 Ti inside of the NES: I am with a renewed attitude to get it done.

I've almost completed all the exterior body works. I've removed the front cartridge slot as i wont have room for a BluRay drive anymore with the 750 ti going in. Also in the process of mounting the motherboard into the bottom of the NES. I have my HDplex 160w power supply ready and also have the Power brick from dell on it's way. So ill try to get some photos of my progress tomorrow and update everyone, And then keep this alive until the completion.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel core i5-6600K Gigabyte Z170 Gaming 5 AMD Fury X Corsair LP 2 x 4GB 3000Mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung M.2 NVME SSD 256GB Custom Loop Windows 10 Benq 27" 1440p Freesync 
PowerCase
Silverstone 600W SFX PSU Project mATX 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel core i5-6600K Gigabyte Z170 Gaming 5 AMD Fury X Corsair LP 2 x 4GB 3000Mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung M.2 NVME SSD 256GB Custom Loop Windows 10 Benq 27" 1440p Freesync 
PowerCase
Silverstone 600W SFX PSU Project mATX 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: HTPC
Overclock.net › Forums › Specialty Builds › HTPC › [Build Log] Project HTPC - NesNoir