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I have a really REALLY good feeling about this
Since we're in the same metro area... can I see this in real life
pleeeeeeeeaaaassssseeeeee biggrin.gif

I wonder how you're going to get MOSFET cooling on the bottom, that'll be interesting
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i definitely like the new feet!

i'm looking to this for some hints on how you're going to do all the wiring. i've been wanting to do something similar out of hephae but have no clue as to how to do it. redface.gif
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Originally Posted by grandestfail9190;12773943 
This is too much win for me. MUST RAGEQUIT LIFE! -ragequits life-

Haha, thanks man biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by xd_1771;12774936 
I have a really REALLY good feeling about this
Since we're in the same metro area... can I see this in real life
pleeeeeeeeaaaassssseeeeee biggrin.gif

If I was still in BC then sure, but I've moved to Ontario rolleyes.gif
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Originally Posted by xd_1771;12774936 
I wonder how you're going to get MOSFET cooling on the bottom, that'll be interesting

This question I can answer with a photo:

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All of the heat sinks but one were made from aluminum stock, some had to be flattened a little to make everything fit nicely.
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Originally Posted by nafljhy;12787198 
i definitely like the new feet!

i'm looking to this for some hints on how you're going to do all the wiring. i've been wanting to do something similar out of hephae but have no clue as to how to do it. redface.gif

The real wiring of the unit has not really started yet but I now have it up and running with the OS installed smile.gif

And now a progress update:

So the next step in the project was to build a bracket to attach the H50's rad and fans to the Q06 chassis. I made a bracket that of 3 mm thick translucent white acrylic, I made sure there is clearance for the video card and insured that the H50's rad would fit behind it.

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I then used a heat gun to bend the acrylic sheet to the desired shape, drilled a few holes for mounting, and then buffed the edges.

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Here's the bracket attached to the front of the case.

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And here I am test mounting the H50 two the bracket, and yes those are a few hairline cracks you see at the top of the fan hole. They are cosmetic only as that piece of acrylic has been fused.

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And here we have the Radeon HD 6950 mounted on top of the Q06 dwarfing the rest of the components, despite being a lot bigger than the GeForce GTX 460 it works out to be the same length once the cables are installed so I don't have to change the case dimensions.

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And here is everything plugged in roughly as it's time to install the operating system. Instead of the GentleTyphoons I decided to go with a pair of nice Noctua Poo-Fans as I will save the GT's for different project.

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It's alive!

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I want to try and complete this project within the next two weeks so feel free to pressure me into doing so, I work better with deadlines in place as they keep me from procrastinating biggrin.gif

Thanks for looking!
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post #44 of 125
*cracks whip* get to work nice job bending the acrylic
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post #45 of 125
Subbed. now make it worth my time.

Great job so far.
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post #46 of 125
Would've been awesome to see... and man, that is an amazing MOSFET cooling setup on the rear. I wonder where you get that aluminum stock. I also love that flattened MOS-C1 in the corner lachen.gif
Seems amazing so far.
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post #48 of 125
photo! update please! biggrin.gif
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thats one tiny, but very nice computer!
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Really nice build. Subbed
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