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Something that I have been working on: Quick-release mobo stand-offs.

...can't get the golem out of the gears as the contraptions end up being more complicated than practical.

*back to the drawing board*

Another side-project that I have been tinkering with is modular cases. Each component gets it's own enclosure and the components can be assembled in any number of ways - like Legos, but the locking mechanisms are also the power/data lead-connectors.

again...I end up with some kind of Rube Goldberg-esque contraption... still working on that one.
Shocking Syrillian, two of my ideas

TBH I'm tempted to steal one of your ideas (with your permission obviously) - have the radiators mounted on standoffs horizontal to the case as in Gir's beautiful tech bench...

These could then be made removeable. I'm also thinking about small, modular trays of different sizes, two - one for each opposite corners - which PSUs could be sat on. The tech bench would be two levels, with SATA power and data cables pre-routed so you could simply slide in hard drives - room for 2 hard drives and a single 5.25"; no need for a fan controller as I've fallen in love with these fan control PCBs seeing as I realised long ago no-one actually bothers moving the knobs! These could then be linked with the radiator modules as that's where most fans will be

Plenty of other ideas but I'll keep those for the seperate thread I'll start on Thursday/Friday with plans.
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post #92 of 152
I make no claim to anything I make or conjure up.

It belongs to all of us.

My hope is that where I fail, others will succeed.

I look forward to seeing some of your "mad-scientist contraptions".
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post #93 of 152
I use a fan controller to dull down the jet turbines if I decide to watch a movie for a bit. Its things like that which make fan controllers nice. It also makes a nice 12-way fan plug

I plan on making my own (or having Syrillian or CD help me) Acrylic top and side panels for the torture rack. For now I purchased it without any panels as I heard with the panels, it leaves an 8800 GTX about 3cm of room. I also ran out of money.
    
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Something that I have been working on: Quick-release mobo stand-offs.

...can't get the golem out of the gears as the contraptions end up being more complicated than practical.

*back to the drawing board*

Another side-project that I have been tinkering with is modular cases. Each component gets it's own enclosure and the components can be assembled in any number of ways - like Legos, but the locking mechanisms are also the power/data lead-connectors.

again...I end up with some kind of Rube Goldberg-esque contraption... still working on that one.

Modular http://www.overclock.net/case-mods-g...roject-my.html



I currently dont have a bench station but will do in the future.

Josh
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i win XD
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lol@that hard drive placement
    
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post #97 of 152
That would scare me having a drive like that

You can potentially damage the videocard, motheboard, and the drive itself should it fall

Whatever works

Torture rack is here

Im not filling it yet since I am waiting for my WC kit





    
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post #98 of 152
I must admit... clean accy is teh uber sex.
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post #99 of 152
Woha.

Resize pics please, that's destroying my monitor
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post #100 of 152
Lmao, sorry, Photobucket seems to like defaulting to uberhuge sizes now.... IDK where to turn it down, the panel advertizing their new 'quality' seems to have gone and I cant figure out how

you can always right click on the pic and click 'view picture' and it will downsize it in a new window
    
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