Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Cold Storm, May 17, 2009.
CP, you're stupid avatar still makes me lol
its my unique avatar, what can I say. There was a poll, you guys brought it back
Damn you Energy!!! Now tomorrow I'm going to have to have a buffalo Chicken Pattie Sandwich for Lunch!!!
Hahaha.. CP.. You don't get a say!!! WE DO, and we run your life now!!!
Thats amazing!...This build makes me want you're kind of money and a job. Shame I'm only 12.
MK...Cold...got any spare green notes lying around.
A true modder doesn't let an obstacle like money keep him from his craft! A true modder will trade his only loaf of bread for a pack of LEDs... even if he has no friggin' clue what voltage LEDs he is trading for!!! A true modder will roam the world naked if necessary if it will yield him a 4 3/4" hole saw (or tin snips)! A true modder needs a panel of acrylic/sheet metal/aluminum more than he needs a toothbrush!! A true modder doesn't need cable television or a phone line... what he really needs is fifty six thousand feet of every size and color cable sleeving you can imagine and a ridiculous looking set of molex tools just so he can take a perfectly good power supply apart... and then put it back together! True modders wear spraypaint on their fingernails!! True modders eat warranties instead of food!
I'm an idiot... I'll shut up now.
Thanks for the kind words man.. Even at 12, you can beable to start something. It's taken a lot in the last few years even to be able to build something like this.. You gotta work at it then you'll be able to do what we can do now.. Man, I haven't even been doing this long.. I say if your able to in High school take Carpentary classes, Electrical Classes.. Do so. You'll be better off taking those and not even using them, then not taking and needing it down the road!
Awesome quote is awesome.
Originally Posted by EnergyFX
A true modder
As a modder,, that was a great read.
Hey man.... I have 5 kids, a wife, and another child on the way.
I am the only one that works, so we have a single income on a family of almost 8. And I work for a transportation company doing a hard job, so I don't make a hell of a lot.
Where am I going with this?
I still Mod! I don't stop just because I'm dirt poor, drive a piece of shit and live in the ghetto.
Being a parent also has additional benefits.... you have the added advantage of selling a few of your kids (or at least putting them to work) to raise additional income for Dremels and accessories
nice reference to the dremel, since mine just shat out on me....
go to Walmart nd get a Black and decker RTX.....(they are so cheap selling offspring isant needed)
Well tomorrow is the big day! Woot! I still gotta cable the dang switches.. lol.. But, other then that it should be starting pretty good. Bro, and I got movies to run threw, (thanks Netflix), and i'll probably pay for extra "modding food" for us also!
As for the modder thing. Yeah, you don't have to be a rich sob to even be a modder.. The only reason why I am doing this "all big thing" is that I've been able to get overtime threw work.. Due to stuff their, I've got extra flow.... So, I do this for two reasons... A treat to myself for going everyday, doing the 16h days, & a way to not go CRAZY because of ALL the hours..
yeah man, sometimes you gotta treat your self to something. I get a lot of satisfaction out of the little or no modding i've done and building PC's
<<Onafets>> If you want to get into modding, do it man.. You've got quite a crowd here that can help and is welling to help anyone. I don't think there is a single poster on this log, that wouldn't just sit down and type out how to do things for someone else. Just know that you gotta get the tools first, then go from there.
Now, for me... I just got done, 3 hours later.. Wiring up the two extension cables for each of the font switches. Then I also cut out the switch that Frozen.Q sent with the res. It has a cathode to light it up, so I just got rid of the PCI bracket switch that came with it all.. Rewire it and go..
Now, with everything out tomorrow, I'll be able to wire it all up right, and get it going!! See if my bro wants to put the mobo blocks on while I do that.. Hmmm..
Also <<Onafets>>, One thing to say.. If your father, or someone older is a person that knows electrical, or carpentry, ask them for some one/one time to build.. My water loop in my Cosmos case was done when I went to see my Parents. Was I able to do it myself.. Yes, but, my father, I may get to see him 10 days out of a year, so it was even better feeling to have him involved... Plus him being a engineer made it fun to show him I knew some stuff too..
Like I'm doing with my Bro, RM. I couldn't just say, hey, I got this thing.. and not just say, wanna play with? We both have the same passion of Computers and modding. No use being a asshole and just shutting everyone and everything out because of it..
Oh, yeah, I'll have pictures tomorrow.. Pretty tired to do anymore tonight.. I was screwing up when I did the cathode wires.. Cut the stuff to close and had to make two wires to lengthen it..
Well said CS. I plan on getting at least a dremel and some of those things Mark is always talking about, tin snips??? probably a few more basic things. But that'll be for my next revision of the i7 rig. for now I really wanna get this project for the e7200 going. case will be in later than expected at around Wednesday of next week. So no log till then.
ahhh man, that sucks its going to take so long, but yeah, Tools are the thing you need man! Then party on the build!
Well It's all in... The mobo is watered, and the res is in... But, as you can see for the time, it's almost 5am.. I've been up 25h and about to crash..
I don't have any pictures to show ya for teasers or anything else.. I will say, I've been having problems for the past week with my Razer Tarantula keyboard.. Now it won't even be reconized with my board... My M$ board, and Logitech Bluetooth does work quite well, but That one won't work at all.. Grr...
well here is temp readings for everyone.
Before the swap
After the water set up
right now, as I type, the real temps are going down still.. 40, 38, 37, 32...
Still got a ton of things to do... Because of being tired, messed up on the wiring for the lights... lol.. Then gotta get everything going...
MK, wasn't able to do that straight barb run to the pump... Not enough for it to be done...
Don't mind the need for canned air..
Is that a computer or a really complex air filter?
man, your word play in my worklog is sweet! lol
That's my temps after 40m of prime.. gotta say it's pretty sweet!
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