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#51
Thanks guys...
Here is a better look at the HDD shelf.
I cut a hole to vent the motor and installed Rubber grommets to help insulate the Hdd from the case


Here it is with the Hdd mounted

cool thing about the screws is they have a step built into them so its almost impossible to smash the grommet (makes it worthless)

I use these screws (work great) when they go on sale like this I buy a bunch of sets.
http://www.jab-tech.com/search.php?mode=search
 

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:O nice :)
 
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you, sir, are a modding GOD!
 

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That's coming out very nice MK. Can't wait to see when it's finished.

Are you going to be painting the interior or is that going to be a secret?
 
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Nicely done.

I have done a bit of modding on the case i have, and now im thinking of that HDD idea myself as i can literally only just fit the graphics card in when its got its power supply, and now that they are just going to get longer it makes sense. also nice method of hiding the cables - how easy is that to take out though; for example if steevo wants to replace the board how easy is it to take it all apart again?


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That's coming out very nice MK. Can't wait to see when it's finished.

Are you going to be painting the interior or is that going to be a secret?
Steevo wants a black/blue theme. Maybe a black undercoat with a bit of blue color and some clear for fun.
Nicely done.

I have done a bit of modding on the case i have, and now im thinking of that HDD idea myself as i can literally only just fit the graphics card in when its got its power supply, and now that they are just going to get longer it makes sense. also nice method of hiding the cables - how easy is that to take out though; for example if steevo wants to replace the board how easy is it to take it all apart again?


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Excellent question..when I build for myself it dosent matter if it takes 4 hours to remove the mobo but when building for others its different. You cant see but the Hdd rack installs with 2 screws (no rivets) Basically just mount the Hdd to the tray and 2 screws and its installed.

The alum wire panel also has a screw and removes easily and allows the wires to be plugged in regular.
 

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mk how much is this costing steevo?
 

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We traded some hardware.
 

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We traded some hardware.
i see... when i get some money maybe we can work out a deal so you could do alittle work on my case. :toast: but that will be some time because i have to get new hardware first.
 
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I love everything so far, but the hdd seems like it will make more noise that way. Have you thought about making a suspension mount for it?
 

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I love everything so far, but the hdd seems like it will make more noise that way. Have you thought about making a suspension mount for it?
The Hdd is sitting on/mounted to rubber grommets. Unless you build an insulated box around it you are gonna hear it.
But with the three 1500rpm fans on the rad he will never hear the Hdd.:roll:
 
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Daisy chained they make little noise. They actually won't start with the board set at low speed for the CPU fan untill it reaches 50C so i will probably do that if I want it quiet.
 

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what fans are you using mk?
 
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I got the two arctic cooling 120mm fans taht can be chained, after he is all done and gets it ready to ship I will order my additional parts and hopefully my otehr 4850 and waterblcok to add to the loop.
 

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Daisy chained they make little noise. They actually won't start with the board set at low speed for the CPU fan untill it reaches 50C so i will probably do that if I want it quiet.
I rarely run fans off the boards header. Most of them (onboard headers) are designed for less than .25watts. Il put a fan speed controller if they make too much noise once its done.

They are pretty quite at full speed (and they are on the inside of the case so they are less noisy than if mounted on the outside)
what fans are you using mk?
For this mod Steevo had a pair of AC fans and I threw in a yate loon.
 
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The Hdd is sitting on/mounted to rubber grommets. Unless you build an insulated box around it you are gonna hear it.
But with the three 1500rpm fans on the rad he will never hear the Hdd.:roll:
lol
I meant because of the vibration transferring to the case though, but you make a good point :laugh:
 
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I was contemplating that Sunbeam fan controler, but I think either the header or adding a resistor and running them at a set speed would work.
 

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I was contemplating that Sunbeam fan controler, but I think either the header or adding a resistor and running them at a set speed would work.
Have faith, il hook you up (without all the mess of the sunbeam controller):rockout:
lol
I meant because of the vibration transferring to the case though, but you make a good point :laugh:
that was me trying to be funny.. Now poor Steevo thinks his comp is gonna be noisy..:laugh:

The rubber feet of the mount will eliminate any noticeable vibration.
 
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I will build a concrete bunker to put it in. I will not hear it at all. Should I also include a aluminum hat and vodka?
 

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lol, I use tin foil for my hat.. That way the space aliens cant read my thoughts while I mod:roll:
 
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Have faith, il hook you up (without all the mess of the sunbeam controller):rockout:

that was me trying to be funny.. Now poor Steevo thinks his comp is gonna be noisy..:laugh:

The rubber feet of the mount will eliminate any noticeable vibration.
so those rubber feet do help then? I've always wondered about those but never actually tried 'em
I will build a concrete bunker to put it in. I will not hear it at all. Should I also include a aluminum hat and vodka?
lol, I use tin foil for my hat.. That way the space aliens cant read my thoughts while I mod:roll:
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they are excellent but its important you mount them correctly. The Hdd cant touch any metal and the screws are not made to smash the grommets (if you smash the grommets too much it is worthless, just like O-Rings in water cooling)
 
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Hmm, I may have to try them out sometime.
 

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I just butchered up the front for the rad. I had to make an alum panel for the top (big hole where the DVDs usually go

nice thing about 8" wide cases is there is plenty of room, I was even able to keep the origional block for the USBs

I am going to clean up all the edges of the cuts and than its painting time.
 
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