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  1. alexciobanu

    AZUL (modded Bitfenix Aegis)

    Hey guys, Here it is! Final pics, and the video will be coming soon! Hope you like it, been a long time coming for this one. Thanks a lot for checking it out! Cheers, Alex
    2 Points
  2. Mosquito

    Post your BEST & WORST of 2016

    I really like quality GPU risers. It allows for modders to think outside the norm when designing a mod. Edited to add: Worst: Passing of Waynio
    2 Points
  3. RE Spartan

    Panzer Max mod

    got some decent snow here so I thought I would try and get some snowy pics of the recent progress on the Panzer Max project.
    1 Points
  4. sagar

    Project BlackBird

    So drilled holes for mounting the mobo tray and the HDD mounts. Next thought of ways to make the cleaning and changing the hardware inside easier to access. Divided the case into 3 parts. Also screwed the nuts pretty tight so only a few screws would need to be unscrewed to get the case broken down. Takes only 2 screws to mount the HDD compartment to the front and base of the case. And takes only 6 to screw the rest of the top and back panels. Next thing to work with is the LEDs, acrylic side panels and the hardware itself along with a few minor tweaks. Till then, Peace
    1 Points
  5. sagar

    Project BlackBird

    Hey guys, First of all, my name is Sagar and I am from India This is my very first mod. Project !dea, Basically I have been fascinated by the LOCKHEED SR-71 BLACKBIRD jet (holds the record for the fastest speed). That is where the name comes from as well as the color scheme. The parts that I will be using are: Intel i7 4770 Gigabyte B85m D3H-A Kingston HyperX Fury 1866Mhz 8Gb(4*2) stick [4gb still to come] DeepCool DQ750 80+ Gold Semi-Modular power supply Gigabyte GTX970 G1 Gaming or Zotac GTX 970 AMP! Extreme Edition [still to buy] Cryorig C1 LED strips [Left to buy] I have been working on this mod since last week i.e. 25th October,2015
    1 Points
  6. Willy Dijo

    WD Tyrant [Gear Up with EVGA]

    Yeah, I used a paint I hadn't yet tried and I don't think I will be using it again. Thank you to everyone that followed and commented on the build, it made the process all the better! The build is now complete, and I have just finished assembling the system. Cable management in this build turned out to be quite a challenge but worth it in the end, I also like that the PSU is half the length of the case. Here is a HD Imgur album link for the above pictures http://imgur.com/a/QBVi1 If you want to keep up with my builds and projects I'm at; Instagram @WillyDijo Facebook WillyDijo Twitter @WillyDijo
    1 Points
  7. Rigor Mortiz

    Casemod Bulgar

    Hi, I am very sorry for the lack of updates it was due to the renovation that is still ongoing and my modding area is part of it but now I am back as I've found a small spot where I can continue my work I have also brought in some help with the help of a vinly cutter and a 3d printer which I got a very deal on yay! So I have some updates First off I have manually cut a couple of EVGA logos with a scroll saw, these will be put on each side of the sliding panels. I spent most of the holidays with the family and the 3d printer lol, It was frustrating at first because I have zero Ideas on how it works but after plenty of playing and tinkering around as well as reading I guess I got some decent prints or usable at the very least I do not know how to make my own designs just yet as I am still focused on understanding its dynamics as a whole so I just print stuff that I find online which suits the mood for the project Something has to hold the PSU on the test bench so.. Mobo Stand off For the GPU One of the things that I've learned a few days ago was converting JPEG files to ohh I forgot the file format haha then to STL as a 3d printable file, so I tried it on the Gear up logo and wow it worked then I just made a few adjustments to better suit my taste. Short update but there will be more to come soon! see ya' around!
    1 Points
  8. noobas4urus

    Fresh Meat: A Dota 2 Scratch Build [1/11/17]

    Thanks Mos, this will be done one day, I swear lol. Thanks Dave, it's getting there! Thanks much dude, my brain thinks of lots of little details to embellish upon and I can only oblige. Glad you like it. So I did some stuff. Little stuff mostly, but things I'd wanted to do for a while on the project. I had some free time over the holidays to swing down to Greg's shop and we had some laser fun. Here's what I got: We cut some EK logo circles for the EK components in the build (motherboard block, GPU block and res). I thought matching mahogany would go better than the silver. I wanted to make leather cable combs for this build. I thought mahogany would be too brittle, acrylic was completely out, and steel would have been doable but more work. It was either punch holes in the leather or try out the laser. The laser worked out pretty well and I'm really happy with the results. The downside was it smelled like burnt hair in Greg's shop. Thank god for exhaust fans. I cleaned everything up after they got cut. The laser didn't make it all the way through in a few spots so I had to clip some of the stray fibers and scrub off all the charred bits. Next up I hit them with some leather dye and conditioner to darken them up and match the build. Poly for the EK logos. Shiny and wet. The combs all finished up, they look awesome. I'm thinking about marketing them to the major cereal manufactures. Start your day off right with a bowl of Cable Combs! (Trademark pending, it's all mine you thieves!) I like. Oh I did some lighting on the inside of the case too, red Darkside strips in some select places. I've set the lofty goal of finishing the build this year. I believe in me! Wooooo. Okay, thanks to my lovely sponsors for coming along on this journey:
    1 Points
  9. Drerex

    Project Tiki Macaw

    Well finally I can get back to working on this build some more. Now working on getting the correct fittings.
    1 Points
  10. hello that is a special glass drill but we have already cut our bottle... we have two bottles on this mod! on this second, we have to drill a hole first, we will stall the bottle so that it does not vibrate then we place the chatterton on the piercing point necessary? well.... not really.... and this modeling clay??? it is to contain terebhentine essence this prevents the glass from heating during drilling we go there quietly and we reach our goal we have our bottle with his little hole here we ripped a little.... we have to admit that it would be better with a drill press but we have not this tool .... then, to minimize the risk we manufacture a plexi guide and voilà! wWe can set up the watercooling fitting after the bottle we have a glass too!!! but not a real glass..... it is made of PET we take a piece of POM to install the glass to ensure the holding of the glass, we fix two screws more easy drilling the PET as much for larger holes the advantage is that we can screw the fitting after reflection we position the fitting lower luckily we took several of these glasses as regards the sealing? we test it with success! but for the bottle, we need mastic adhesive and we let dry.... we have another surprise! the grape comes from the vines.... so we will take this vine for the mod a small fastener to ensure the top of the vine and we place it on the backstage we worked on the vine to be able to house the bottle the glass takes place just below the bottleneck I move back to get an overview I finish the bridge SLI hard tubing : OK don't worry, the circuit is independent of the main circuit we have a second loop for the hardware watercooling and we work on the different parts of the tubing.... some cuttings .... and some tests ... before filling and leak test see you
    1 Points
  11. Willy Dijo

    Post your BEST & WORST of 2016

    For me I'd say the best tech thing this year was the latest generation of GPU's, the GTX 1070 bringing Titan X performance at a much lower price, and also the RX 480 bringing R9 290X performance to a more entry level price. As for bad, I too would say the trend of RGB, RGB to me should be used like the blank tile in scrabble, a changeable coloured component to easily match your builds set colour scheme, and not rainbow swirls.
    1 Points
  12. Porknz

    Don't think I can use a radiator in my case...

    Mosquito, you think I'm okay to proceed?
    1 Points
  13. alexciobanu

    570TRIX (modded Corsair 570X) by SimpleModz

    Hi guys, I have a few more photos to share on the project however beyond this point I can't really share much due to NDA stuff. The build will be finished shortly and very soon I will be able to show everything so stay tuned. I have most of the core components in at this point. I just need to finish the rest of the panels for the case and a special effect for the outside glass panels. Half of the cable management is done as well with all the fans and H100 cables sorted. There will be a cover panel going over this area which I shared before. Thanks for checking it out and stay tuned for more! Cheers, Alex
    1 Points
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    1 Points
  15. Mosquito

    STEAM LINK WINDOW MOD

    That is awesome! Great work
    1 Points
  16. OCZ Vector 180 480gb Lexan SSD Mount: I couldn't decided where I wanted to mount the main 480gb OCZ Vector 180 SSD; so I decided to go back to the concept drawing and use the idea I originally had. This idea involved building a custom bracket out of lexan that will fit on the PSU shroud. The mount/bracket is tilted to give it a better look. I carried over the design that uses a combination of sharp and rounded lines. As with most of my brackets I took a few measurements of the SSD and started free hand sketching ideas to scale. I came up with a neat design that is much more form fitting than the original concept for the SSD. So far I have them rough cut out of 13mm thick lexan and I've started to file and sand them to a perfect finish. Pro Modder Tip: (Acrylic Multiples) When making multiples of the same piece of acrylic; I've found a few techniques that work best. It can sometimes be difficult to make a bunch of the same exact pieces using only hand tools and a scroll or jig saw. Usually I'll start out by making a template out of hard stock mentioned throughout the build log. I will use the same template to trace out all the designs in acrylic or lexan. Once I have them cut out and one edge on each piece filled flat. I will put them side by side and either tape them together or use a vice to keep the aligned. The one edge filed flat on each piece is used to re-align the pieces if they move at all during the sanding/filing stages. To start out use a fairly aggressive file to get each edge to match up with the ones on either side of the piece. Once you've got them close to even its time to start using finer files to remove any scratches made in the previous processes. Doing it like this assures that all the pieces will match each other perfectly. 2nd Version Of The OCZ Vector 180 480gb SSD Mount: I'm not completely satisfied with the way the acrylic SSD mount looks. I had some bar stock so I decided to try out another idea I've had. It required me to make two extreme bends in order to get the correct angle. This version of the SSD mount also let's me use the OCZ plate that comes with it. I've never seen the plate used in a build which makes it even better. After all the bends were finished it was a matter of drilling holes in the bar stock and using new (longer) bolts to mount the plate and SSD. In order to make room for the SATA cable and power; the SSD has to be slightly offset. I will probably modify the plate so that I can get rid of the slight offset. In order to do this it will require me to notch out part of the plate and re-drill new holes.
    1 Points
  17. noobas4urus

    Post your BEST & WORST of 2016

    RGB patient zero
    1 Points
  18. hello I hope you have a good Christmas we continue on the wine cooling mod... with the second radiator on the top of the case so aluminium or wood.... both my colonel...one aluminium plate one wood veneer the whole paste together we will use these magnetic strips first taped on the aluminum plate and then on the radiator nothing more ??? well... no because we will have the door that will partly hide this plate some wooden boards from the box of wine bottles" as you see, they are already cut second part third part... and the last one we take the profile of the rear outlets I add my little personal touch..... my signature somehow.... small acrylic plate place it on the inner face ... I play with the heat gun.... so that the plate conforms well to the shape of the skull a small strip of LEDs by placing two of the leds at the level of the orbits the acrylic plate makes it possible to have a better diffusion of the light see you soon
    1 Points
  19. Bill Owen

    Post your BEST & WORST of 2016

    The market expansion into RGB lighting is cool, but it's now over saturated with poor quality products. A lot of companies are just trying to cash-in Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    1 Points
  20. The parts were assembled for testing purposes.
    1 Points
  21. MERRY CHRISTMAS and HAPPY NEW YEAR 2017 MOD MUNKYS! ....2016 was a crazy time for me. My personal stuff always gets shelved. Along with the AMD Radeon Tank, I had to finish this ROGUE ONE Corsair 600C for CES here, https://mnpctech.com/rogue-one-k-2so-toy-600c-corsair-gaming-pc.html
    1 Points
  22. Bill Owen

    Post your BEST & WORST of 2016

    BEST: debating atm, it's between Corsair 600c and Phanteks EVOLV ATX case WORST: debating atm between leaky EK Predator AIO or fake PETG tubing?
    1 Points
  23. sagar

    Project BlackBird

    Got a few bits and bobs done today. Mixed up some epoxy and filled the gap between the top and the front panel connector and sanded it. This is the same short bot of panel which will hold the power button. Test of the whole assembled case. Had more pics but the shitty cam in my new phone messed it up. setup 1 with the slanted base. Setup 2 with the base flat. (my mom insists that I go with this setup) What does the community think of the setups, which would be better. It is the way it sits. May be changed a bit but wont open. The side panels would have acrylic windows with a cutout for the heat-sink to protrude out similar to this. Had been wanting to do this kind of PC since i saw it back in 2011 I didn't know about the HP Blackbird, never heard of it until now. Got the case inspiration from another modder whose mod i bookmarked but cant find it. His was red & black, made of acrylic, was watercooled and housed an itx mobo.
    1 Points
  24. hello the last time, we can see the barrels in place on the X71" but we can see another updapte on this X71" we had finished the new structure of the case with our new aluminum plates but we were not going to leave the case as well so.... all in black !!!! main compartment as lower compartement.... black on the back black underneath black too... well not all we keep the feet unchanged backstage side, we had protected the inner face which contains the wood veener we can notice two small details at this level this cutting .... the second detail take place upper two long screw .... but at this moment, I can not say more about them thanks reading me
    1 Points
  25. Bill Owen

    Hex Kitty - Hex Gear R40

    hopefully this build inspires more hello kitty mods!
    1 Points