Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Cold Storm, May 17, 2009.
can't wait to see this new update...
Thanks bro, tell Brian thanks also. Looking threw the pictures now as I make up the compairson of ribbons.
btw.. Cable work!!!
Update: Bottom fan mod & ECP Ribbon Cable
All right, so since I got 3 days off, I spent the middle day modding! First day was to make sure that I could use this new camera.. lol..
I got the thought of doing a single 140mm fan for the bottom of the case. To blow cool air up onto the video card.. Via my "Blanket effect" of cooling, the only thing that doesn't get the "proper" air onto it is the GPU.. I got the fans blowing onto the ram when their going to the rad, but I don't have anything going to the GPU.. Until Now.
I thought it would be a good idea to do not one but two 140mm fans at the bottom.. One was going to make it look funny, or at lease to me, so Do two..
Yep, gotta make sure the "x" are there to know what I want to "leave" :roll" But, I made sure to do it on the bottom of the case so if I flop up.. Yeah, you won't see it!! lol
So, after a bit of cutting via the dremel I get this
It's turning out pretty good! I must say... But, still gotta sand the edges so I can finish it to be....
Looks pretty good doesn't it?
I made sure to make a cut for the fan header... I'll do like I did with the other fans, Wire them up all together so it will look and work good.
One thing shown now the other... the Ribbon cable.
I've got a few things going for me with this ECP panel.. One, it has the switches for the power.. So, I can retire the box that RM and I made, and do something else.. Also, makes me go and redo a new box since I got a dremel.
The one thing that plagued me with the original cable was that it wouldn't allow me to mod the ECP Panel with the case right... So, after much help via TPU I got it working! Thanks TPU!
Now, to show you how long it really is compared to the cables they give you:
That's right, I can even reach that far with the original cable. Now, I gotta make two boxes, a "male/male" connector and that mod will be done. I can use the two pieces I cut out of the bottom to make one box. As for the "male/male" connector... That's going to be a thing I gotta work on.. Might gotta get with someone to make me one.. lol..
Well, that's all for tonight. I'm pretty please with how everything turned out. I got a few things to mod then I can place everything back into the case. I do need to sell my Swifty pump so I can grab a 355 pump.. My loop will probably only be 3f in total length so I don't think I really need this 655 pump... Plus, if I grab the 355, I can screw it to the res a lot better..
thanks everyone for looking, and Thanks RM and Brian for the help. I probably wouldn't of finished it today if I didn't have you to to bullsh1t with!
Wait.. I leave you with this
i like the last pic, it's a good shot!
brian says "you're welcome," btw.
congrats on making the cable. Looking very nice so far.
RM/Brian.. Hungry for pizza? lol
MK, thanks for the help for the ribbon. RM did up the cable. I was playing with the rad cover so he went and played with malleting the ribbon cable.. lol
good job CS, love the fans on the bottom dude
why, did you order some?
to the cable maker
Thanks CP! Sneeky and I was talking one night and he threw it to me for the bottom.. Woot!
Nope, but hungry as hell!
Thanks MK.. I just need some help now to get the "male/male" connector... Know of any place to get the pins I need?
Them fan hole cuts look great,, good to see you still at it.
Thanks Steelkane. I was quite pleased myself that it happened the way it did. Now, if work doesn't call me to much today, I'll try and fasten up a control box..
ECP control box
All right, I spent a bit, watched two movies (Night at the Museum 2 & Shooter) to come up with my ECP panel box mod.
Now, that should show what I want to do with this next mod. My next two days off, next Tuesday/Wednesday, I'll probably make it up.. If not looking for Christmas gifts.
Plus clean up the rad side panel.
Pinheader? Do you mean something like this C?
Something like that, but with both ends like this
top one is the one I'm looking at.
Sup Cold! Been a while since i seen this thread..... Case looks great bro! =]
That it has been man! I hope everything is good for ya man.
Thanks for the words, I am hoping to have some time to do some more modding come Tuesday/Wednesday... Damn work.. lol
its been a while since my last visit, here, man! work has been consuming me and my son deserved the rest of my limited time!
Anyway, glad to see you are still on it!
I see some good ideas, planning and actual modding going on...
I know the feeling of work, work, and more work! lol.. Since I'm typing this from work myself.
Thanks for the kind words my man. There has been some stuff going on the past few days as well.
I don't have the required space to do a good PSU mod, so I'm grabbing help From MKmods to do it for me. I should be shipping it off after the start of the new year.
I cut the hole for the box, Now, I just gotta find some alum of the same thickness to make it all.. I got just enough to do the box that will hold the controller, but not the box for the case.. Probably go to Home Depot and see what they have.. Just need a few feet..
MK is always helpful
and good luck finding all you need to get the job done!
I just hope you'll have enough time to do it and not rush things...
Yeah, MK is a great man. Glad I could know him. Along with a few others on here.
I'm not going to rush the build. It's not really needed for anything. I'll be placing a order this weekend for the sleeving and I also gotta get together on the water loop. Got some idea's there that will be sweet if it turns out right!
Plus, there won't be really any rush since I'll be grabbing a Raven R2 case from Sneeky. I'll be placing everything in there and going air for a bit longer.
good to see that you've got everything planned! U cannot go wrong!
I hope I can't go wrong. One mess up will cost some money to fix.. But, that's the way it will go since I don't want to have a case like everyone else.. Mountain Mod's product is great, shipping is ups and down, but It's all sweet. I just don't like to have what someone else does.. lol If it can be helped
its so black like it ))
I should know about cases.... that noone else has.... lol
took me 3,5 months to build the case and 2 weeks to setup everything else!
Good luck with that man!
and HAPPY NEW YEAR!
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