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Best looking PC in a box challenge

Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by p_o_s_pc, Feb 15, 2010.

  1. t77snapshot

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    Did you finish installing XP? I was wondering what your temps are like?
     
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    I never expected this to work, but it seems that there are a lot of people in this forum with plenty of time in their hands.
     
  3. p_o_s_pc

    p_o_s_pc F@H&WCG addict

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    I am starting on my new box and i am going to try and make everything "hidden"
    new specs
    Intel 945G mobo
    E1500(just to get it to run am going to put a PD 925 in soon)
    2gb DDR2 800
    ACF7 Pro
    500w OCZ modX PSU
     
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  4. cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    old achievements were mostly to answer a question. dice is fun and when i use it normally i can pull off some fune stuff as for the overkill water i really want it but i wont have it for a little bit money needs to be in other places right now so i will be saving up for it.
     
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    I haven't seen anybody stealth their DVD drives yet :shadedshu
     
  6. MKmods Case Mod Guru

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    I would say a majority of forum users have quite a bit of extra time on their hands..

    Now add to that that cardboard is almost free and can be cut with any sharp knife or scissors and held together with tape it allows just about anyone to participate.

    Throw a few prizes their way and watch this thread explode..

    One idea that may be cool is the winner gets his cardboard idea made by a pro in alum or material of his choice..
     
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    Project got back-burnered because I'm busy with some other stuff on my main rig. (That and I do have to get SOME work done to get paid. ;) )
     
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    I have a new unassembled system in boxes.......X2 245 microATX....bet I could mount it in a box on the back of the monitor.
     
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    I said fuck the hidden look and i am working on something not all that great but i think better then my other box...
     
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    Anyone willing to donate prizes?
     
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    I think i win this :D
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    p_o_s_pc F@H&WCG addict

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    Do you have ALL of the parts to have a PC run in that box and working?

    btw i am almost done with my box.I found a cool way to start it too lol Just need to put the fans in.
     
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    The rules don't say it has to be running :laugh:
     
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    p_o_s_pc F@H&WCG addict

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    It may not say it has to be running but hard to follow this rule if it isn't
     
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    after looking through all the submissions only 1 has posted those

    but anyways i was doing it as a joke
     
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    alright, im looking forward to this;)
    what me ultimatively will bother, will be your choice of parts for that WC:)
     
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    Sweet, I will stay tuned!

    I am thinking of building a 2nd box and this one will be 100% original, I promise.:D
     
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    here is my box
    Specs
    Intel something 945
    E1500
    ACF7 pro
    80gb WD HDD (SATA II)
    2gb Patriot DDR2 800
    500w OCZ ModX pro


    now the way this turns on is kinda cool. My other box you shorted 2 wires to get it to turn on.well this one still uses the same wires but in a different way. You see the 2 thumb screws in the front..Well you short those to turn it on. IMO it looks better and is kinda cool. I haven't seen anyone do something like that before so i thought i would try it...this box can sit any way you want it too and still have support for everything even the big CPU cooler and PSU :) i made a little support for the the bottom of the PSU allowing the box to be laid down and not have to worry about the PSU falling on the mobo. CPU temp sits at a cool 18c idle :cool: in a real case cpu would idle ~25c so looks like temps are going to be fine. also to top it off and end the long post the box is almost silent too...Now here is what you all have been waiting for..I present to you the box v2

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  20. MKmods Case Mod Guru

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    LOL, Freezer FTW!, cool idea with the 2 screws

    Just thinkin, we should get the USPS to be a sponsor....:laugh:
     
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    Awesome v2 box p o s!:toast: just like MK said, I love the power button, that is great idea. I also like how you flipped the psu and left it exposed. But.....it's not a "full" pc without the optical drive, lol...we can let that one slide though.;) amazing temps too!
     
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    Imma do UPS, uhhhhhhh!!! LOL
     
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    thanks :toast: i thought having the PSU showing would look better and help the PSU stay cool.
     
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    Just saw your new one Tim, even better, good job :toast:
     
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    Hey that's right, everyone is using USPS boxes. No Fedex, UPS, or even DHL.:laugh: I used then box from then ac unit in my window, I knew it would come in handy one day.
     
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