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Mini-ITX Commell LV-677
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Gforce 9400GT

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Complete scratch build

Toke a long time to build. but resulted in a cool piece. I made a vid on the build and the thing in action http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpIsqy-HJ_U
Has moving side panel and lights all controlled from remote control.
 
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Look like the pyramide spaceships from Stargate :)
 
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Epic my good sir. Just Epic.
 

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Nice job and excellent vid:)
 

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super sick!!! it's masterpiece!!! saluteeee!!!
 

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Wow just wow, very well thought out, love the video....10/10
 
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great built..very impressive..the groove details makes a realistic effect..i follow your work log and you took a long hard time building that case with all that custom parts and custom mechanism you did..but the result is fantastic!! I'm sure that case weighs heavy..how many tons weighs that thing?lol...10/10 from me for the hard haaaaard work and terrific built!
 
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Not to my taste but looks outstanding technically.
 

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Love Pyramids; Specially yours (I'm Egyptian), 10/10 for the outstanding work, build quality, Lighting everything looks Awesome nice job. but where is the Keyboard and mouse? and do they match the Awesomeness?
 
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TNX! @Laurijan,A Cheese Danish,HammerON,Howard,sneekypeet,pantherx12

I'm sure that case weighs heavy..how many tons weighs that thing?lol...10/10 from me for the hard haaaaard work and terrific built!
Tnx mhikevin, It's not that heavy as it's a mini PC. I think about 5 kg.

Love Pyramids; Specially yours (I'm Egyptian), 10/10 for the outstanding work, build quality, Lighting everything looks Awesome nice job. but where is the Keyboard and mouse? and do they match the Awesomeness?
Yeah the pyramids have always something mystic about them. I got a matching keyboard (build in mouse and bluetooth) and remote control for it (remember it's a HTPC so in normal circumstances i only need the remote).

Keyboard and mouse
Remote
 
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This is sick!!! in the good way, i am out of words. 10 from me
 
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Everybody you have to watch Gup video, Gup you are more then a sick bad-ass model builder, Amazing Build I keep replaying your vid, Smooth
 
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impressive work! havent had the chance to check the video, but the pics show that you 've done fantastic work! respect!
 
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tbh, I never was a fan of these Pyramid cases.. but yours really altered my perspective. Really creative and flawlessly pulled off.

Worthy of a nobel prize. every inch of it.
 
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tbh, I never was a fan of these Pyramid cases.. but yours really altered my perspective. Really creative and flawlessly pulled off.

Worthy of a nobel prize. every inch of it.
yea,i agree..wit all the hard work and long time building this case,it should be rewarded..i've seen and followed his work log,trial and error at first..remarkable built at the end..i like what he did with all the customized remote hydraulics..and the customized lcd's pcb..brilliant idea..very,very impressive..before i work with my architect cousin..and built a miniature of an hospital here in our city,and taking a long time to built,that's why i understand it's very difficult to build miniatures..specially if mechanisms are applied..overall this case is a head turner..
 
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TNX! @The Don,steelkane,tzitzibp

tbh, I never was a fan of these Pyramid cases.. but yours really altered my perspective. Really creative and flawlessly pulled off.
Worthy of a nobel prize. every inch of it.
TNX! I think this is mostly due to the way it's build : Layers.
Through the use of the layers u get much more a depth effect than when u would use straight panels.

yea,i agree..wit all the hard work and long time building this case,it should be rewarded..i've seen and followed his work log,trial and error at first..remarkable built at the end..i like what he did with all the customized remote hydraulics..and the customized lcd's pcb..brilliant idea..very,very impressive..before i work with my architect cousin..and built a miniature of an hospital here in our city,and taking a long time to built,that's why i understand it's very difficult to build miniatures..specially if mechanisms are applied..overall this case is a head turner..
Many TNX mhikevin!!....I sure appreciated it if someone actually sees the work involved in it.
 

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10/10. Epic awesome uber 1337 PWNZORZ!!! Really beautiful job.
 

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after looking at the pics more, i too gave it a 10/10

specs be damned, the unique look and quality of the case just sets it apart. it really is something special.
 

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Specs:
Intel T7200 Core2Duo
Mini-ITX Commell LV-677
2Gb DDR2
160Gb HDD
Gforce 9400GT

Mods:
Complete scratch build

Toke a long time to build. but resulted in a cool piece. I made a vid on the build and the thing in action Pyramid in Action!!
Has moving side panel and lights all controlled from remote control.

woah that is amazing! and you actually built it all by yourself from scratch. :) I give it a 10/10!

You are a genius, not everyone can build something like that from scratch... I am jealous lol. BTW Are you a millionaire?
 
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This case is epic! Specs may not be of the best, but flawless execution of the concept.
My first 10/10.
 
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Tnx! erocker..:D

woah that is amazing! and you actually built it all by yourself from scratch. :) I give it a 10/10!

You are a genius, not everyone can build something like that from scratch... I am jealous lol. BTW Are you a millionaire?
hehe, i wish i was...:D:D

This case is epic! Specs may not be of the best, but flawless execution of the concept.
My first 10/10.
after looking at the pics more, i too gave it a 10/10

specs be damned, the unique look and quality of the case just sets it apart. it really is something special.
Specs are never high for a HTPC. Realize that it's major purpose is Home Theather stuff. (vids,music,online vids/trailers etc). For a HTPC it's even overkill.
 
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The amount of work you put into this mod is amazing! I am very impressed and I think it's up there with the top greatest mods of TPU. 10/10 EPIC!!!!!
 
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Nicely done.

Any one can put massive stuff in a rectangular big box. It is quite a challenge trying to stuff things into a small space and still manage to keep it cool enough to perform normally as every day PC. Rectangular/box is boring.

TPU should separate this site into two, one with OC (manufactured case), and the other really is about case mod (build from anything else but a PC case).
 
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ZOMG. I have never given out a 10/10 before but you sir are getting the first one. I am completely gobsmacked. Brilliant. And I don't really like Stargate!

If you are reading this thread people, watch the video. It is worth it.
 
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