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TPU/Bad Boys of Modding Tribute Case

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by MKmods, Dec 5, 2008.

  1. EnergyFX

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    Wow... just wow!!

    This is looking absolutely awesome Mark!!

    Did you fab the entire rear panel, or is the MB/Expansion portion a donation from another case? If you fabbed it then how did you get the nice rib between all the expansion slots??

    EDIT: Cyberdruid has a store?? WTH am I buying from other places for?
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    I cheated and am using one from my scrap box, I liked it because it was alum.

    Im not sure whats up with the Cyberdruid store right now but he sold me the kick ass alum hex mesh a while ago.
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    DaMulta My stars went supernova

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    Im about to take apart a portable spot light and see what it looks like powered by a mean well.
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    I can already smell burnt paint.. Make sure to wear face protection
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    LOL, you picked the same fans I have been looking at:rockout:

    I looked at those gentle Typhoon fans and thought they were nice (definately different looking) looks like Scythe is selling them too (but no 80s)

    I liked the red blade ones too (also come in the 80mm version) because they are easy to remove

    I have the slipstream ones already, I liked the small motor assembly but quality wise they arent so good. (they LOOK good though, lol)
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    DaMulta My stars went supernova

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    [​IMG];)


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    damn my new cell phone takes good pics!!!!!


    lol the mean well blow the bulb up in 1 sec

    [​IMG]
    very easy to take apart, and I will now how to look what the battery is giving it.
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    I swear, I had no coaching from MK on them fans, Good one
    I would say the enermax fans would be a good choice, they can be painted easily, good CFM & Cheap after Rebate.
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    I liked the red color, and the fact that the 120mm fans are rated at 85C for 100,000hours.
    (the big rebate makes me think there is a prob with the fans though)

    DaMulta: whats the power requirement of the lamp?
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    Maybe there not selling,, because ppl are thinking the blades going to come off by itself, but I trust enermax.
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    Your design is making a lot of sense MK.

    I'd lol at DaMulta but I don't want to encourage him.

    Hello. Tribute case thread....
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    nice update MK! i really love they idea of the 5,25" slots. i would grab those sanyo denkis, they, great fans! for the 80mms, would you like plain black? blue? orange? i really like these:

    xigma
    http://www.petrastechshop.com/80xixlwhledc.html

    zalman's
    http://www.petrastechshop.com/80zazmsicafa.html

    enermax, this has a strange fan blade that you may happen to like
    http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=37&products_id=24078

    silverstone
    http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=37&products_id=3608
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    as usual glad you stopped by.:respect:
    I like the removable blade idea and like the color as well. Ever since I saw one of CDs builds that was black with red I have wanted to incorporate those 2 colors.

    LOL, can you imagine 6 rebates for 6 different people...
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    it would look nice if you kept the blade red & painted the frame white.
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    Speaking of removable blades...

    Since I work on servers, it really made me think of slot loaded HD's.
    [​IMG]

    :laugh: Those are the exact ones that we use on a good amount of our servers.

    Not necessarily SCSI drives for you sir, but the concept would be the same using SATA drives. I know there's boards that can mount these with power/data cabled to your mobo/PSU.

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    not as much fun, but there's similar things on the Egg
    http://www.newegg.com/Store/SubCategory.aspx?SubCategory=43&name=HDD-Accessories

    and one in particular that looks good.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817123302
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    I actually bought the TT one for a friend and love it. First the top and bottom are open so heat buildup is not a prob and the HDd just slides in bare so the extra trays arent needed. Its a very nice design.

    For me I like Raid0 and using Laptop hdds just frees up so much room. especially with the new speedy Laptop hdds. (they are no raptors lol, but honestly are silent, make practically no heat and run off 5V)

    Thanks again Silverel...:toast:
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    XigmaTek fans are nice, they also have the same style for 120mm, http://www.svc.com/xlf-f1253.html
    So far it looks to be between the matching 80 & 120mm XigmaTek & Enermax. both good for this build
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    LOL im such a goofball... I picked up the Sanyo Denkis (thanks Odin Eidolon) so the 120s are on the way.

    Ok I still need the 2 80s, I kind of like the Xigmas and the Enermaxes.

    EDIT: OK SK, got 2 of the Xigmas on the way..Fans settled
    (red blades with white lights should be pretty cool)

    EDIT EDIT: Hardware update.. Silverel was kind enough to trade me my modded 9600GTs for the 4830s so I can use the biostar N750 board. A friend ordered a new AMD 7750 Phenom Dual core and it wouldnt work on his mobo so he swapped me for the 5000BE, its gonna be interesting to see what a Dual Core phenom is like.

    I would love to throw a Phenom II in this but the 7750 will have to do for now.
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    Good deal, by the way do you know who stocks Sanyo Denkis fans.
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    good choiche on the fans. the xigma are more orange then red tho
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    they look orange in the pict and i can live with that, as long as its not pink
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    Any updates Mark?
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    its a shame nothing came of this :(

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