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MicroFly/Qpack MODernize

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by MKmods, Apr 3, 2009.

  1. Cold Storm

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    Blu-ray disc/drive

    MK, do like I do.. Just find an anime that you want, VIA blu-ray, and buy it.. That way you gotta get a blu-ray drive!! :roll:

    Final Fantasy 7 AC Complete FTW! :rockout:
     
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    Djisas told me about "Umineko no Naku Koro" and I tried one ep out and it was an amazing dif.

    I am just a bit leary as I have 4 dif laptop DVDs and had probs with all of them and pre recorded DVDs so I was worried about spending $$ for something that didnt work perfect...

    Also I was looking at recorders and they arent too cheap.
     
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    Well, I know you need a Laptop version for that mod...

    But, here is, the updated version of the one I have... There isn't any place that has it in stock.. I got it from CD a few months back for $150, retail was $229
     
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    That looks absolutely excellent man. I'm guessing when it's time for a new mobo you'll just use a 24-pin extension and 8-pin extension in order to power the new one? Or, I guess you could just do that same mod again. I'd like to see a pic or two with the front screen on...I always like to see those in action. Great work :toast:
     
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    No new mods for me for a bit (I am gonna refine this one ) When it comes to the rear pins
    [​IMG]

    I have several options, I can use the rear plug, front plug or even remove the pins and make the mobo back the way it was (unlikely as its pretty cool being able to use either the front or rear plug)


    I WILL NEVER USE AN EXTENSION:laugh:
     
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    Attaboy. Real men don't need extensions :laugh:
     
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    not even if it's a "pump"?


    MK, I love how you did the mod to the board... I'd be to scared to do it since I'd probably kill the board! :eek:
     
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    I killed one of the first ones I did (done about 40 so far) It was a DFI Expert skt 939, it nearly broke my heart.
    I have learned quite a bit since, the main thing is while soldering if it takes more than 1 or 2 sec to solder a joint somethings wrong and there is gonna be trouble.
     
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    Wow MK! That is absolutely amazing!
    Came together really nice!
     
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    Thanks a lot guys, glad you dropped by.

    Cool to be able to take a breather for bit.
     
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    thank you man, for sharing all this...:toast:

    and yes I agree its nice to take a breather for a bit.... stamina points are always needed :D
     
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    What a work of art! Glad you finally got it done Mark, good luck in the competition.
     
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    Thx SC, glad you stopped by.
     
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    Awesome stuff MK.
    I knew you wouldn't let me down! :toast:
    :respect::respect::respect::respect:
     
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    Awesome, awesome work MK! I (like everyone here) also love the backwards power connectors and the fantastic CF work. :twitch: Are you still going to use the copper 12V graphics card power rods? Although they would look better painted black (the song springs to mind again) now with the red/black colour scheme...
     
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    I forgot I had the rods done but they were for the 4870s (dual 6 pins each) I was just gonna cut the last 6 pin plug off each but the cards were longer too so I figured I would make new ones this week.
    Definitely, black. I eliminated all visible traces of copper on the mobo.

    I forget who but someone earlier even suggested replacing the blue mobo jumpers so I replaced them with red ones.

    And thanks guys.
     
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    Your work is impressive and I give you a lot of credit for the de-soldering and re-soldering of the mobo.
    I know that you've done it numerous times, but I am amazed that you thought of it in the first place and actually tried it on a working mobo.
    A wireless PC is very cool.
     
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    Everyone dreams to have a wireless pc but its very hard to achieve...
     
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    First Welcome to the thread and TPU:toast:

    I am constantly removing cables and swapping parts (almost daily) so all the wiring mess is such a bother. This comp is just a first step in a completely wireless comp.
    my goal was to include a wireless transmitter for keyboard and mouse as well.

    Throw in some wireless speakers and figure a way to get a signal to the monitor and voila! my vision....
     
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    Wires keep me from losing things such as my keyboard, mouse and speakers :D
     
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    LOL, it reminds me of the saying "if ur head wasent attached...."
     
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    simply amazing :respect:
     
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    MK, can you get a picture of the IO... im curious how you did it without a mobo tray.
     
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    MP:
    here is the left side of the comp (I/O)
    [​IMG]
    (the CF was such a pain in the butt to work with but this shot makes it all worth it, it just looks fricken bad ass)
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    [​IMG]
    A few differences over the earlier versions are:

    I countersunk the I/O panel more so the plugs would be more flush (since I knew I wouldnt be using cards over 9.5" long it made sense to me)
    I moved the AC outlet to the rear on the new version, earlier versions had it in the exhaust outlet for the PS.(that improved the airflow of the PS which also cools off the rear of the mobo)
    Also on the rear panel you can see the intake for the lower 5770.
     
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