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"Velociraptor".

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#1
Hi all.
Project named Velociraptor. Small, fast, predatory.



Hardware.
PowerColor HD7950 PCS, i5-2500k, ECS H67H2-I, 2,5" HDD, mSATA SSD, etc...



Power consumption and PSU.
Enermax about similar config (HD7950/i5-2500k/Green HDD/SSD/etc...):



ok, check it (I use a DIY power meter) :



so, power consumption :
idle - 60...65W
max load (in russian OCCT Perestroika) - 210...220W (baby FSP300-60LD working well, but Chieftec CFT-700-14C not need a big ventilator, enough small 6-cm at 7,5volts).

But I need more quiet PC and I choosed a "golden" FSP AU-700 - lightweight, powerful and cold. Becouse it works with my config without any active cooling :



Case
Material - aluminum. А several variants, I chose the first :



Ok, let's go















 
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#2
Welcome to TPU :toast:
 

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#3
Nothing like a great first post! Nice job :toast:
 
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#4
nice job indeed, but still wondering why H67 chipset for a i5-2500k not a Z68 or Z77? they r made in ITX aswell.
 
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t_ski, fullinfusion - thanks !

puma99dk|
Thanks, but I'm not plan overclocking the cpu. Because in this case his temp be very high.
Also, I'm not buy the m/b a specially for this project, she's early was set in my HTPC.

---
"Enlarge your ... riser !"






w/o any risers and with Bigger Longer & Uncut :

 
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#6
if u ain't planing on oc that "K" there will go to waste than i would have taken an i7 instead.

but nice build anyway so hopefully u won't loose much with that flexy riser there.
 
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#7
wow nice build
small form board combined with fast processor
thats match with the name
 
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Great work on the flexi riser. I have been meaning to do a mod like this for a while, with mobo and gfx card back-to-back, but too many bad experiences I have heard about with those risers. I hope it works out for you!
 
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Subbed! :toast:
 
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Nice concept!
 
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This is amazing!
Some fine work, I'm going to follow this thread some more :)
Only thing: no WD VelociRaptor? They're technically 2.5" disks!
 
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Yes, I know about them, but with its own heatsink they will not fit in this case.
But to install them without a heatsink, I fear...

---
and small software update : added support for different themes on LCD
not for this project, just a sample



this is the "evolution" of the software in the past 3 days :

 
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Testing the ventilators of PSU.
Without 3D-load power supply still is cold, but the minimum rpm of the fans is 1500, less than this value PSU (or m/board) can't set.





DIY -rheobus.
Microcontroller, digital thermometer and some small parts...
Uses PWM for control 4-pin ventilators, all settings are made with the program.
Connect to PC via serial port (it is present on the board) or via USB/RS232-adapter.



With this device minimum rpm is 1000 (if PWM=0), and if temp of PSU still less than 30-35 celsius, the ventilators are off.
 
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Testing the ventilators of PSU.
Without 3D-load power supply still is cold, but the minimum rpm of the fans is 1500, less than this value PSU (or m/board) can't set.

http://savepic.ru/3926726m.jpg http://savepic.ru/3870407m.jpg

http://savepic.ru/3869383m.jpg http://savepic.ru/3879623m.jpg

DIY -rheobus.
Microcontroller, digital thermometer and some small parts...
Uses PWM for control 4-pin ventilators, all settings are made with the program.
Connect to PC via serial port (it is present on the board) or via USB/RS232-adapter.

http://savepic.ru/4123655m.png http://savepic.ru/4083905m.jpg

http://savepic.ru/4065107.png

With this device minimum rpm is 1000 (if PWM=0), and if temp of PSU still less than 30-35 celsius, the ventilators are off.
Subbed. I dig the use of the micro-controller for fan control. :cool:
 

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Sub'd. I love it! Fantastic build that I shall follow closely.
 
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Very cool. I like the diagonal pattern design.
 

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#23
You should do a window, then use a rotary tool to etch in a velociraptor into the plexi/acrylic. :)
 

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#24
Very nice mod!!!
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