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I just rigged up some of my converse chuck taylor boxes ha ha , thanks for all the quick replies guys , i also have another question....i feel dumb for asking ... but whatever!

So i just purchased a new mobo here it is ,
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...078&CatId=6978

From what i have gathered it doesn't seem to have a power button on the physical board itself like my UD7 does. The only reason i ask is because i will be moving my whole setup into a torture rack test bench , this one here http://www.dangerden.com/store/dd-torture-rack.html , so basically how will i turn this thing on since i will not be using a conventional case and there doesn't seem to be an on-board button ?
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Get a MicroCool Banchetto test bench. It's awesome. The only problem is that it only has 92mm fan brackets. If I were you, I'd just ziptie some 120mm fans somewhere for some airflow.
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just poke the the 2 power switch pins with something metallic like keys or a pen etc
     
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Get a MicroCool Banchetto test bench. It's awesome. The only problem is that it only has 92mm fan brackets. If I were you, I'd just ziptie some 120mm fans somewhere for some airflow.
I have already decided on the danger den , just wondering what mod i need to buy for a power switch ?
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just poke the the 2 power switch pins with something metallic like keys or a pen etc
Is there some kind of actual mod like a power SW cable to button or something ?
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I have already decided on the danger den , just wondering what mod i need to buy for a power switch ?
If you have any old computers laying around that are Dell/Compaq/what ever store bought... just rip out the power button from it, and make sure the pins line up correctly and nothing else matches up that shouldn't! I had an old dell that I took and it lines up with almost all of the pins. HDD light, power, reset, something else I think!

I'd just use that for the time being until you get a new switch!

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post #17 of 20
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If you have any old computers laying around that are Dell/Compaq/what ever store bought... just rip out the power button from it, and make sure the pins line up correctly and nothing else matches up that shouldn't! I had an old dell that I took and it lines up with almost all of the pins. HDD light, power, reset, something else I think!

I'd just use that for the time being until you get a new switch!

I see, well as of right now my UD7 has an on-board button that i am using.
The question was pertaining to the new sabertooth p67 board i will be getting sometime next week, it doesn't have a power switch on the actual board like the ud7.

Hmmm i guess i will google some stuff to see what i can come up with, a cool looking power switch would be fun. Kinda like a missile launch kill switch or something ! Any links to cool mods you guys know would be cool.
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post #18 of 20
Use these (see pic 1 and pic 2). Plug them directly into your mobo.

Or, get a cable and the Power/Reset button from DangerDen.
Power/Reset Button: http://www.dangerden.com/store/vanda...tton.html#tabs
Cable: http://www.dangerden.com/store/wire-...-switches.html

I think the above Vandal Proof Power/Reset Button sold by DangerDen could be easily fit into a hole on the side of the Torture Rack, as shown in the pic 3 and pic 4 below (both taken from Torture Rack's Gallery of Photos).

Pic 5 is what I have.





Edited by windfire - 3/11/11 at 6:05am
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Use these (see pic 1 and pic 2). Plug them directly into your mobo.

Or, get a cable and the Power/Reset button from DangerDen.
Power/Reset Button: http://www.dangerden.com/store/vanda...tton.html#tabs
Cable: http://www.dangerden.com/store/wire-...-switches.html

I think the above Vandal Proof Power/Reset Button sold by DangerDen could be easily fit into a hole on the side of the Torture Rack, as shown in the pic 3 and pic 4 below (both taken from Torture Rack's Gallery of Photos).

Pic 5 is what I have.
I would like to get the power and reset button from danger den, was it hard to connect the wire to the button itself? Never done something like that.
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I would like to get the power and reset button from danger den, was it hard to connect the wire to the button itself? Never done something like that.
It is an easy job. As you can see pic 1 below, just connect the wire to the 2 screws.

There are many other models/styles/colours for you to choose. For example, see the link below of PerformancePC:
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...=vandal+button
Some even come with LED. And they can be pre-wired/sleeved for you as well (see pic 2 showing a pair, one for Power and one for Reset).

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