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

  1. l3p

    l3p

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    Found some time today to cleanup the Asus 5790.

    Temporary on an Asus EN210 till the other hardware comes, who needs WC :p

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    After that it was time to get the third screen hanging

    2 hours of measuring, fitting, mounting, unmounting and everything again :)


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  2. l3p

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    After 3 weeks of mailing with Asus, Highflow and EKWB, finally some pics for you guys.


    After building this in im ready with the hardware part, and hope to finally enjoy a game :)

    Off course it still needs to be powdercoated in mat black in the comming weeks/months.
    I hope to finish off this project then.

    I specially want to thank :

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    This because they did a very nice sponsoring.
    Without Highflow i could never made this SLI dream true.

    Freddy en colleagues thanks !


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    For the Asus Rampage III Extreme i won in the Asus Pride contest.
    And for the Asus GTX480 i could use to order some other Asus cards @ Highflow

    Milan en colleagues thanks !


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    This because he's sending me a very nice package for the second time this month.
    Im totally in love with the EK Plexi blocks !

    Gregor and colleagues thanks !


    (Thinking about marrying Freddy, Milan en Gregor)




    Planned to do a lot, but i just kept staring :)

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    Totally in love with the Asus GTX580

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    Thinking to place them in a rack like samurai swords ;)

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    One can't live without the other..

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    Pretty big plates :)

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    Replacing the standard red top with a black one.

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    Bling !

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    Bling Bling!

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    Nicest block i had till now

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    Can't wait to mount them :)

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    Playing with the Lamptron UV-active Slot Protectors

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    And some stuff to put the cards in SLI.
    Also some extra BP parts can be quite handy.

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    To clean up the dirty little chips.

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    More pics will follow, i hope you enjoyed them :p
     
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    keep it coming man.

    I like how you said you'll soon be able to enjoy a game. How long have you been working on this now? haha.

    I love all the updates you post; it's so sweet checkin' this out.
     
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    MOAR NAO!!!!!!!!!;)

    Always enjoy every update, by far and away my favorite mod in years.
     
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  6. HammerON

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    You have some of the best "updates" I have ever seen on these projects:toast:
     
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  7. l3p

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    It isnt finished yet, and i lost count in hours and money :)



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    Looks pretty, I'm pumped to see a video of the whole monster up and running.

    Also +1 to you for that song; I enjoy hearing the intro every time lol.
     
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  9. l3p

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    Here some pictures of the conversion.

    First of all, thanks again Highflow, EKWB en Asus !


    Even on air they are lovely.

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    But i love WC blocks :p

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    You can easily spend a hole evening on 2 cards.

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    And thats 1

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    And thats 2 :)

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    Had a small break, had to wait for a replacement part for the EK rex3 block (broke while shipping)

    And i've been to Cebit to personally thank one of my sponsors :)

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    Replacement part came in the next morning :)

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    Quite an impressive block, it has 4 O-rings in it

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    And now the adjustments for the bigger mainboard and the extra needed cables for the gpu's

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    Had to do everything by hand cause i didnt want to clear the hole desk

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    Also the mainboard tray needed some work.

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    Discs specially aluminum.

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    And done.

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    Now i can start fitting in the Bitspower parts

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    Every SLI connector has to fit exactly.

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    One of the many times fitting it in the desk.

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    Only one connector to go.

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    Got the tip to polish the silvercoil :)

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    But it's shiny again :)

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    Cable for the extra molex on the Rex3.

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    After one hour i finally found a way to get all the cables under the mainboardtray

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    And some teasers for later this week :)

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    When looking for the newest bios for the rex3, i also found a driver for symbian phones.
    I had no idea this was so easy :)

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    Seriously l3p, you gotta stop posting this ridiculousness.

    It's hard to type when my left hand is holding my jaw up off the floor. :D
     
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    I'm glad you wrote 'jaw' in there cause I'd read something completely different.
     
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  12. l3p

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    Cleared some 230V cables for the tft's today.
    Made a 3-way disconnect-able cable ^^


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    3 AMP connectors.

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    And done

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    Still need to fix the resolutions so the conversion looks better

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    I almost enjoy the view like in real life :p

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    very nice!!

    So in 6 months when you upgrade what are you gonna do ;)
     
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    Wow, You have gone through more Graphics card then i have in this project...

    Actually thinking about it im not sure lol

    I LOVE The desk, if i have 1.2k i would ask you to make me one without hesitateing
     
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Only one would in the English language can describe this: EPIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I thought you were going to say something else then :roll:
     
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    Thanks all !!


    I don't think any1 would be able to make one for 1.2k :)
     
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    Bought something second hand.
    Saw it and just had to have it :)

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    But still no clue what to do with it :p
     
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    Think he meant just the desk without hardware
     
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    Thats what i meant too :)
     
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    Ho much did the desk alone cost you?
     
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    Ok this is what i had to pay.

    Aluminum €350,- (special price by friend)
    Glass €75,- (special price by friend)
    Glass rubber €20,-
    Sound isolation €50,-
    Usage of bow, cut machine and l3p logo €100,-
    Tools, bolts and other small stuff €100,-

    Thats without any fans, fanguards and other modded parts.
    And the hours of work in it .. i got no idea :)
    But if you have to let it be done by a company, i think 40 hours ?
    And thats without any modification for the waterloop.
     
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    You definitively put your heart and soul in there huh?

    So tell me, how PROUD are you to have that... it must be fun not only to show it off to friends but to have the pride to say I DID IT!!! I BUILT IT ALL ALONE!!! YES I BUILT THE FREAKING DESK... what? Am I a genius? OF COURSE !!!!11!!!!11!!!:rockout::rockout::rockout: :pimp: :pimp:
     
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    Well my "offline" friends actually rather call me nuts then a genius :p ("WTF IS THAT !?")
     
  25. HookeyStreet

    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Very nice. I had some just like that in an old PC but mine were for the left and right audio channels and HDD activity (if I remember correctly). The analog dials used to move to the beat of the music.....looked AWESOME (I will have to find the video I made when i get home lol) :D

    EDIT: here's my VERY old rig with them in :)

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