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[Project] L3p D3sk

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by l3p, Oct 22, 2010.

  1. [H]@RD5TUFF

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    Absolutely amazing, really have to say you have taken desk to new levels of WIN!
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  2. -FOG-

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    No matter what the outcome of this competition is, L3P is the winner IMO. L3P FTW !!!
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    voted!!

    voted man, great build!! love it
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  4. theJesus

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    Well, Seraph has taken the lead by a few hundred votes now :(

    However, I noticed this in the rules
    I'm so anxious to see who wins, you'd think I had an entry in the competition lol
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  5. l3p

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    Let's just wait till patiently till Tuesday :p
  6. entropy13

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    WTF that "TRON" build won over the judges (and thus l3p d3sk is only 2nd)???
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    It was a custom made Tron Lightcycle Case. I was reading about it on I believe Bit-Tech, and I can imagine it probably beat L3p's entry due to Complexity. L3p's was a better overall mod, but it is essentially a mounted desk with a computer installed inside of it. Compare that to a completely fabricated replica of a lightcycle from Tron Legacy that doubles as a working computer, and it's not unreasonable. He only lost by 0.56 points. I honestly think he should have won, but the other entry was pretty impressive. Congrats L3p!

    :toast:
  8. entropy13

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    If l3p's entry is "essentially a mounted desk with a computer installed inside of it", then the TRON entry is essentially "a lightcycle with a computer installed inside of it."

    Aesthetically speaking it's not even much to look at, it's the evil convoluted combination of 70s-80s Sci-Fi and 21st Century "futuristic" designs.



    The scores were convenient too. l3p's lead in public voting was equated by the judges' scoring for TRON over his, then added by around 0.5 of a point to TRON.

    EDIT: That TRON entry should have been docked points by the judges for "innovativeness." Why, you ask? It actually looks like the stereos being sold here LOLOLOL the "wheels" looks like the speakers LOL

    And I doubt that design was older than my cousin's stereo she has at home for more than 6 years now. LOL
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  9. theJesus

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    Bah, BS that somebody with such a significantly lower amount of public votes. In fact, when you look at the other scores, the public votes didn't seem to have too a whole lot of weight.

    This mod is the only one that got a huge amount of public votes and a great score from the judges. Regardless, this should have won. 2nd place is still nothing to scoff at though, and congrats on that.
  10. l3p

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    Thanks for all the support and votes guys ! :toast:

    I am very happy to stand next to ASPHIAX on the second place right under Boddakers TRON build !
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    Nah bro, to hell with that, you won that shit out right. He has 1,913 less votes! What is the purpose of having a public voting system when the 'judges' choose winner in the end?
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  12. l3p

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  13. l3p

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    Here's a small update about my plans :)

    This summer I will continue with a custom reservoir in D3sk.
    It'll be located in the middle of my desk, below my keyboard.
    I'll do this later because I had just had it with the desk for now :p

    I do have been busy with planning the next build.
    This time not a scratch build but a casemod, especially to visit lanparty's.

    So more on that later in a new buildlog:)

    My Site + photos from the build logs http://www.l3p.nl are still not working.
    There are still so many requests that 3 servers till now couldn't hold it
    Some gentlemen of Tweakers.net are now looking what they can do.
    (Thanks Bo, zeef and Kees!)


    This week i tested the controller that I would use for the 2 Laing D5 pumps.
    On one way or another, it doesn't adjust the speed as I wanted it, with 2 Bulgin momentary switches in 8 increments from 0% to 100%.

    Later that evening I tried it with 120mm fans and it worked perfect.
    The LED in the Bulgin even dims along with the fan speed. (Although this is difficult to see in the movie)
    So I think i will use it with the 8x120mm fans in the desk that are now running at 5V, but then @ 12V with 2 Bulgin switches do arrange 0% -100% in 8 steps.

    The two extra buttons will be placed just next to the power, reset button and lights button, so five in a row.


    [​IMG]
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    Ah, I'm about to order that switch, love it, I've got the blue dot one now, but FrozenCPU just got the ring ones back in stock.
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    You can order the Lamptrons too, they are twice as cheap as Bulgin and just as good :)
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    My own site is finally up again, so all the pictures are available in the buildlog again :p
    I'm also very proud of being ROTM @ Guru3D.com !

    Some small changes i did the last few weeks on the desk.
    Made the ROG logo more visible with an "acid green" look.

    [​IMG]

    Also used EK thermal pads for the HDD's, not for the cooling but for the resonance.
    It's even more quiet then in the video now.

    [​IMG]

    This summer further on with the custom reservoir in the middle of the desk.
    At this moment im busy with my new build 'L3p L4n' specially for the lans im attending next year.

    [​IMG]
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Awesome stuff!
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  18. AhokZYashA

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    just saw this, and this is easily the best desk i've ever seen..

    and easily the cleanest and the most awesome mods i've seen,
    well done and congrats l3p.
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  19. CrAsHnBuRnXp

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    In case it hasnt been posted already and im too lazy to look, I just came to this via stumbleupon. :D
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  20. Wile E

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    Dammit man, don't do that. You had me excited there was an update. lol.
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  21. l3p

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    Oops, update in a few weeks :)
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    I can see lots of people are viewing this thread the last few days.
    Is there anyone who can tell me where the link comes from ? :)
    (My data traffic is rising enormously :p )
  23. Sir B. Fannybottom

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    I showed some of my friends this thread, maybe it's that.

    EDIT: Woah, looked at the bottom. I don't think I showed that many lol. Uhm, you said you were on some sites, maybe it's from that.
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  24. CrAsHnBuRnXp

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    Alot are probably coming from StumbleUpon and other web blog sites.
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    sweet mother of all that is great and good
    my god its beautiful ..... thee awesome .. .can't nnnnNnnNNNDoessnnnnnnnnoottt commmmmmmm puTtttttttttttttttttttttttttttteee error [​IMG]

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