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Forum: System Builds, Modding, Custom Components, and Picture Gallery 09-29-2015, 07:46 AM
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Posted By m.standish
That was the weekends work. Last night i...

That was the weekends work. Last night i continued to polish up the screens. I hotglued the switch panel to the edges of the screens and masked off a lot of the power led as it is too bright.

I...
Forum: System Builds, Modding, Custom Components, and Picture Gallery 09-29-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,206
Posted By m.standish
Finally got around to debezeling, I have seen a...

Finally got around to debezeling, I have seen a few "destructive" methods, I wanted to keep the screens as close to original as possible so they could either be warranied and mainly put back to...
Forum: System Builds, Modding, Custom Components, and Picture Gallery 09-29-2015, 07:45 AM
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Views: 12,206
Posted By m.standish
Couple of really really badly taken - semi...

Couple of really really badly taken - semi finnished shots
Still need to make a cabling cover and mount the HDDs...
Forum: System Builds, Modding, Custom Components, and Picture Gallery 09-29-2015, 07:45 AM
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Views: 12,206
Posted By m.standish
Finally got the mid way rebuild finished so its...

Finally got the mid way rebuild finished so its going to stay this config for a few weeks until i get the rear manifold built.
Fabbed a very rough mount for the 140, drilled the roof of the case and...
Forum: System Builds, Modding, Custom Components, and Picture Gallery 09-29-2015, 07:44 AM
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Views: 12,206
Posted By m.standish
Its been being rebuilt for nearly a week doe to...

Its been being rebuilt for nearly a week doe to planning and things so heres a couple of progress pics and planning ideas/measurements

First up, I cooled the rear VRMs, Not very pretty but they...
Forum: System Builds, Modding, Custom Components, and Picture Gallery 09-29-2015, 07:44 AM
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Views: 12,206
Posted By m.standish
Brilliantly quick delivery from C&C Central, Even...

Brilliantly quick delivery from C&C Central, Even shipped the same day after i missed the 2:00 cutoff, so fingers crossed these will let me fit the GPU's seperatley cooled, I like the terminal block...
Forum: System Builds, Modding, Custom Components, and Picture Gallery 09-29-2015, 07:43 AM
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Views: 12,206
Posted By m.standish
Another order just in for the next few mods, So I...

Another order just in for the next few mods, So I should be able to wire up the GPUs and the 90 degrees will hopefully fit between the GPUs so I can run tubes to the manifold for each of the 6 ports...
Forum: System Builds, Modding, Custom Components, and Picture Gallery 09-15-2015, 04:35 AM
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Views: 12,206
Posted By m.standish
Some weekend progress pics, theyre not much im...

Some weekend progress pics, theyre not much im afraid just little niggly jobs I needed to get done to prep for the the rear panel and get some measurements

Before I started - AQ bit of a temporary...
Forum: System Builds, Modding, Custom Components, and Picture Gallery 09-15-2015, 04:34 AM
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Views: 12,206
Posted By m.standish
Im trying to work out how to make it larger heres...

Im trying to work out how to make it larger heres whats happened
Came out quite well, (the rim needs sanding)...
Forum: System Builds, Modding, Custom Components, and Picture Gallery 09-15-2015, 04:33 AM
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Posted By m.standish
Now its all arrived I took a quick pic of the...

Now its all arrived I took a quick pic of the components provided by Corsair
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-71wbj4_Y5yo/VfbUkDzqGXI/AAAAAAABY8s/7AVzhahYfdQ/w958-h539-no/IMG_20150910_185138.jpg
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Forum: System Builds, Modding, Custom Components, and Picture Gallery 09-09-2015, 08:57 AM
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Views: 12,206
Posted By m.standish
Psu

Today I received another parcel from Corsair... A PSU, Not any psu, but a huge monstrous, Nuclear power station of a PSU, I wouldn't be surprised if it didn't weigh more than a couple of computers...
Forum: System Builds, Modding, Custom Components, and Picture Gallery 09-08-2015, 06:09 AM
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Views: 12,206
Posted By m.standish
Crystal Rings

I made a start with the rings and learnt a few lessons on the way with the first attempt (note "attempt" :( )
Heres what I used:


RTV Silicone
Activator
Bucket 1cm larger than the ouside of...
Forum: System Builds, Modding, Custom Components, and Picture Gallery 09-04-2015, 04:54 AM
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Posted By m.standish
Materials should arrive today for the fan ring...

Materials should arrive today for the fan ring mod, just need to get a syringe and "hopefully" the curing times should mean i have a prototype clear ring by the end of this weekend.. Ive never worked...
Forum: Corsair Link 09-04-2015, 04:31 AM
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Views: 15,197
Posted By m.standish
im planning to build some rgb rings in the sp120s...

im planning to build some rgb rings in the sp120s over the next week, keep a look out here http://forums.bit-tech.net/showthread.php?t=277247&page=5...
Forum: System Builds, Modding, Custom Components, and Picture Gallery 09-02-2015, 07:34 AM
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Views: 12,206
Posted By m.standish
Bit of testing done and it turns out the low...

Bit of testing done and it turns out the low speeds are due to the marvell controller on the X79 UD3 being a bit poor and they simply wont get the most out of the drives.

Upgraded to a 4930k too...
Forum: System Builds, Modding, Custom Components, and Picture Gallery 08-28-2015, 07:09 AM
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Views: 12,206
Posted By m.standish
Ordered some clear cast resin and I have a mould...

Ordered some clear cast resin and I have a mould being made over the weekend for the replacement fan rings so im looking forward to getting my hands dirty with this experiment.

Still in planning...
Forum: System Builds, Modding, Custom Components, and Picture Gallery 08-25-2015, 09:57 AM
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Views: 12,206
Posted By m.standish
Made some progress on the laser files. Tried with...

Made some progress on the laser files. Tried with 45 degree turns but it looks scruffy I think http://forums.bit-tech.net/picture.php?albumid=2626&pictureid=45305
So I tried 90 degrees...
Forum: System Builds, Modding, Custom Components, and Picture Gallery 08-24-2015, 05:35 AM
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Views: 12,206
Posted By m.standish
Important The first of 3 deliveries.... ...

The first of 3 deliveries....
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-JIdHN_EpSts/Vdq8vfl5eQI/AAAAAAABYCI/Rk8sajNzgSc/w958-h467-no/IMG_20150823_155126.jpg
Thank You Corsair for your support!, now lets...
Forum: System Builds, Modding, Custom Components, and Picture Gallery 08-21-2015, 11:02 AM
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Views: 12,206
Posted By m.standish
Well, the day has come that I can finally reveal...

Well, the day has come that I can finally reveal the the BIG news, It may not be big for some on here but it means a lot to me. After years of following build logs and being amazed by their hard work...
Forum: System Builds, Modding, Custom Components, and Picture Gallery 08-20-2015, 06:17 AM
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Views: 12,206
Posted By m.standish
Quick update, test fitted the dual pump housing....

Quick update, test fitted the dual pump housing. Really happy with it :)
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-sxZAgHSsMeU/VdWn_BBXNgI/AAAAAAABXs8/GOc40VXdz6w/w958-h719-no/IMG_20150818_202742.jpg
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Forum: System Builds, Modding, Custom Components, and Picture Gallery 08-18-2015, 07:17 AM
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Views: 12,206
Posted By m.standish
The last of the china parts arrived finally, so i...

The last of the china parts arrived finally, so i get make a decent start on neasuring up for the back manifold and planning the routing. Sadly i ordered the wrong plexi triple bridge so back to the...
Forum: System Builds, Modding, Custom Components, and Picture Gallery 08-18-2015, 05:22 AM
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Views: 12,206
Posted By m.standish
While baking prepare the tin ...

While baking prepare the tin
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Forum: System Builds, Modding, Custom Components, and Picture Gallery 08-18-2015, 05:21 AM
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Views: 12,206
Posted By m.standish
Built the frankenstein waterblock, still to...

Built the frankenstein waterblock, still to redrill mounting holes as the X bracket is 775

Ingredients: 1x EK NB/SB Block from the 2000's, 1x Socket 775 CPU Retention Plate, Left over thermal pads...
Forum: System Builds, Modding, Custom Components, and Picture Gallery 08-18-2015, 05:20 AM
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Views: 12,206
Posted By m.standish
Having a few little problems with the BigNG, It...

Having a few little problems with the BigNG, It has a passive heatsink that gets rather warm. I don't think mounting it over the cpu rear retention plate is helping much as it gets rather warm....
Forum: System Builds, Modding, Custom Components, and Picture Gallery 08-16-2015, 07:58 PM
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Views: 12,206
Posted By m.standish
Thanks. Its nice to almost see a finishing line

Thanks. Its nice to almost see a finishing line
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