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  1. l3p

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    Quite a busy day.

    Still had to sand some plates.
    Then my wife came in with a nice box.


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    Also an other package i ordered at Highflow

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    These Cubitek extension cables are 50cm, very thin and not expensive at all

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    Later that day i brought away my desk to the powder coater.

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    As curious as i am i asked everything :)

    Here all the uncoated products slowly move to a man who "powders" all the hard to reach spots.

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    This guys :)
    2 meters behind him the machine powders the rest.

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    It's just some sort of dry powder that normally would let go.
    But because it's electrically loaded it's sticks to the product.

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    After that everything goes to the oven.

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    Here it's heated up till 200 degrees Celsius so the coat gets very hard and equal

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    Back home i had to unpack the BP box :)

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    Offcourse i want to use these on my backplate after getting such a nice box :)

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    Want to use these Ram Mods for under my GPU's.

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    Also want to use these X-stations since they are smaller and have female molex.

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    Cause the desk will be black soon and all my blocks are plexi, i will try these blocks in plexi too.

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    Same here.

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    And some extra and new kind of fittings, ill need them for future updates :p

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    Vincent and Bitspower ... really you guys RULE :p

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    holy smokes. That's really sweet getting to see the inner workings of everything. Thanks for this update!
     
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    That was a awesome update:toast:
     
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    "MagicCenter" - so that's where it happens!

    Saw your desk featured on Desktopped this morning. Good stuff.
     
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  5. l3p

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    No problem guys, and thanks for the link Gumpty !
     
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    Damn sir that is a beautiful build. You have inspired me to convert my desk into this space saving awesomeness. I will post some links to my Photobucket since I don't want to steal your thread (not that I possibly could), but thought I'd share what you inspired me to start creating. I am not done yet, I have only been working on this for 4-5 days now. It is all wood except for the base that everything is screwed into. Thanks for the great read and info dude keep up the great work.

    http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh295/Smokyo7/5-1.jpg

    http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh295/Smokyo7/mydesk1.jpg

    http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh295/Smokyo7/6-1.jpg

    http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh295/Smokyo7/4.jpg

    http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh295/Smokyo7/mydesk3.jpg
     
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  7. l3p

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    Thanks alot for showing man !
    I really like it when i inspired other people.
    It really saves some space and gives a nice view on your hardware huh :)
     
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    Ya I can finally fit underneath my desk since it is only 32in long the case and wires really took up a lot of room. I can't wait to continue building and upgrading this whole thing, it's already addictive :-D

    Waiting for my LEDs to come in, excited. Your build log is an amazing reference for ideas, very original bro.
     
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  9. l3p

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    You should start a buildlog yourself man :)
    I will certainly follow it !
     
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    Not a bad idea sir, having you follow my build log after seeing that masterpiece would be an honor, aha.

    Do you use any type of fan controller?
     
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    Oh i follow like a hundred buildlogs, but off course i prefer deskbuilds :)

    I only use Bitspower X-stations for the 1200rpm fans in the desk itself, they all run on 5V.
    The 1450rpm fans below my floor run on 12V, so no controller needed.
     
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    Awesome, i am speechless. Must be the best build i have ever seen.

    Really congrats on a awesome build and an entralling read.
     
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    Thanks man :)

    Got a real nice present from Bigfoot Networks !
    A Bigfoot Networks™ Killer™ 2100 Gaming Network Card :)
    Thanks Timo and thanks for the help Xtrafris !)

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    "The Killer™ 2100 Gaming Network Card delivers maximum networking performance for online games, whether you’re playing MMOs or first-person shooters. Featuring Advanced Game Detect™, Killer™ 2100 automatically classifies and accelerates traffic to your game ahead of other network traffic for maximum online game performance and a competitive edge."

    Off course i want to try that out, im really in for some on line gaming after such a year :)

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    Casemodder Xtrafris also sent me a K`Bling :D
    Wanted to use this to mod it on the Killer™ but seems i don't have enough space.

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    So first with it's cap removed next to the Gpu's.
    Maybe later i'll use a pci-e extender to make some space.

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    Think i'll just make a square hole in the gtx580 backplate for the network cable.
    It's the only Pci-e 4x slot left.

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    Also got a 7000rpm polisher with some sort of wax from my brother-in-law.
    You need to hold it tight, but the effect is perfect !

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    Finally !! :p

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    And still exciting :)

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    All unpacked.

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    Very glad i coated the Bitspower radguards in the same color.

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    Also the lianli backplate.

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    This is how it will look.
    Monday ill get some new rubber tape for the desk and glass so i can lift it in the desk holder.

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    Before the desk goes into desk holder i first wanted to polish it, but need a new polisher first, this one had no hairs left :)
     
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    I just nutted in my pants :p

    Looks very nice, cant wait to see it finished.
     
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    That looks just freak'n sweet!!!
     
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    Just amazing bro. All I can think of to say.
     
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    this just keeps getting better and better ^_^
     
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    Thanks man !
     
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    hoooohleeesheeet :respect: :respect: :respect: :respect: :respect: :respect:
     
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    Oooh holy crap your build is truly a outstanding masterpice.Just AMAZING.:rockout:
     
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    yw, i hope u will be satisfied when u r all done with it ^_^
     
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    Small update.

    Changed 2 fittings, looked nicer .

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    Sleeved some led cables, and modded the Killer 2100 in the gtx580 backplate.
    (Also a beer with my neigbour :p )

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    Fans also in its place.

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    And the Ram leds in action.
    Think it'll look nice in the dark.

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    Also made a small movie of the leds and the mess :)

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    Waited for this picture for 8 months to see this result myself :)
    Im Very happy with it !

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    Bottom almost ready, still need 1 radguard.

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    Very slowly it gets its old shape :)

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    The powder coating was definitely the way to go. Looks excellent.
     
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