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Mark are you shitting me? Legos?? Please tell me i'm seeing wrong. Is that a worlds first? Lego case :laugh: thats insane dude. so simple, but yet so unique! :rockout:
lol, I did a bunch of them years ago....This one is a bit bigger as I used a Raptor for the Hdd and a full size DVD (early ones had Laptop DVD and Hdd).

The cool part was i removed the stock junk Intel alum coolers and used a pair of copper ones I had laying around. With the silent Silverstone fan the temps were cut in half...
(only noise in the comp is the raptor)


I built it to run my NetFlix and MagicJack phone as it only needs 30 watts...
I never noticed what that was in his avatar. Truly crazy and takes serious skillz. man I wouldn't be able to build a legos case to save my damn life!
Thx CP... But Legos are 1000X easier than any other material...The trick is just buying them (are $$) lucky for me my bro is a Lego Maniac and gave them to me for a past Xmas...

I am always joking when I go to lan parties that it dosent matter how cutting edge my mods are or how much they improve general case design everyone freaks out when they see the Lego mod (only takes like an hour to build) I am not sure how they saw it but the first one is all over (even on a Russian site) Here is one closer to home
http://www.uberreview.com/2008/02/fat-wheeled-rc-lego-mini-pc-case-mod.htm
 
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damn Mark, thats truly unique man. I have always praised your work bro :respect:


Hey Mark, did you ever finish that TPU case you were doing where you got a bunch of donated parts at your door :D?
 
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so why are you switching to the ECS? Tired of trying to tweak?
 
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hm? No I just wanted DDR3 lol
 
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Here is some shots of my 1st dedicated cruncher, my 2nd cruncher in the fleet :D

not great cable management as it is just a crucnher. But tried to keep everything out of the way of airflow at least :toast:

In the near future, maybe later on the week. I will go and buy some wire loom and just at least wrap the cables in it. This PSU has no sleeving whatso ever done. dont like how it looks.



 

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Put the side panel on and call her good to go:)
It is the crunching that is important~
 

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Hey Mark, did you ever finish that TPU case you were doing where you got a bunch of donated parts at your door :D?
I have it here but it was costing $$ to do so I put it on the back burner till I get a bit more $. I figured I would do the quicky Qpack but that turned into a big deal now :laugh:

Il do the Tribute case after I finish the Qpack.
 

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Put the side panel on and call her good to go:)
It is the crunching that is important~
its crunching as we speak :D I still think cable management was pretty good for no modding at all. The case is not great for it also as it has no cable management holes. Luckily there is just enough space between the mobo panel and the PSU to fit the wires :D

I have it here but it was costing $$ to do so I put it on the back burner till I get a bit more $. I figured I would do the quicky Qpack but that turned into a big deal now :laugh:

Il do the Tribute case after I finish the Qpack.
yeah I know how that goes. Things always get more complicated.
 
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its crunching as we speak :D I still think cable management was pretty good for no modding at all. The case is not great for it also as it has no cable management holes. Luckily there is just enough space between the mobo panel and the PSU to fit the wires :D
as long as it does what it is ment for.... :cool:
 

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I can't wait for my sound reactive cold cathodes to get here, I have the feeling they will be going on my wall not in my PC :D Sweet price too, if they really are bright (i.e light up the whole room) I'll get another set or 2 :p
If you need more I think CyberDruid has a bunch.....not sure if they're fs though but I'm pretty sure they are...check it out >>>here<<<
 
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Utter catastrophe, had to rip out the PSU... and din't care for cable management after remounting obviously lol. It will anyway be disassembled shortly.

 
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If you can disassemble it with that cable chaos :p
 
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mk i just read that review of ur lego case is it realli remote controlled? like it can turn and everything? haha thats freaking awsome man
 

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Changed a couple things and still working on finishing it up.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MlM1KbtJNDs

I need to do some cable management still and make the pump inlet tubing longer to mount the pump above my hdd's.
 
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Does look good man, does look good non the less! Woot!
 

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mk i just read that review of ur lego case is it realli remote controlled? like it can turn and everything? haha thats freaking awsome man
Yep I have a few remote control things (I use iMons) Thanks..
 

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