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absolutely. the tape is an insulator not a conductor. No harm will come other than the sticky residue when you remove it.

Cool; thanks for the tip.
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post #1432 of 7201
LOL the under the desk folding rig reminds me of a guy I used to know who did little pieces of electronics design for me, had his entire build hanging from a shelf using bits of string - all nicely insulated by free air.
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post #1433 of 7201
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Cool; thanks for the tip.

no problem at all. I've ran my board taped over since I got it. Blue LEDs just drove me absolutely crazy.

Here is my horrible job at it though. Forgive the dust, bad lighting, bad camera angle, horrible resolution, and generally crappy quality.


20130221_014318 by wolfeking, on Flickr
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post #1435 of 7201
Got some new pics finaly smile.gif

heres what i had before


and heres how i remounted the pump (also painted the ghetto drive bay to match the rest of my case along with a simple fan under it to prevent my radiator heat from building up in my drives.)






I used my old stock heatsink fan as a VRM cooler smile.gif helps me keep this cpu OCed 4ghz nicely
post #1436 of 7201
People getting creative in this thread. I like it! thumb.gif
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Some of my duct tape / garage project over the last couple of years

Use of an according style toilet plunger to adapt the 4” ducting to the front of the case, the complete setup worked extremely well but froze my legs, needed return ducting to put the cold air back outside


Recycling a Newegg box for some extra cool on a Radeon HD 5450, actually got cold enough to start misting water droplets on the video card, didn’t hurt anything but the card sure started to perform strangely. Also shows a portion of the self contained water cooling setup I put together for benching.


Recycling an Antec case MB tray for a benching station.


I've never thought i would see this in my lifetime ...

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post #1438 of 7201

Turned a nearly dead 955 BE into a keychain. Didn't turn out the best. Cut too deep on the milling machine, and the vice wasn't exactly level. Oh well, there is always another time.

 

 

 

 

I am not the best chip photographer. :P

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i love that idea! biggrin.gif

although I do not have a good milling machine to get the pins out. Intel's gonna be tasty, but I'm an amd fan so... biggrin.gif
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i love that idea! biggrin.gif

although I do not have a good milling machine to get the pins out. Intel's gonna be tasty, but I'm an amd fan so... biggrin.gif


You don't need a milling machine. There are many other ways, and many of them might turn out better.

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