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[Netherlands] Peter Brands

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Hi everyone!

So here we go on another one :)
I have to admit it took me a while to come up with some ideas but I'll give it a try ;)

Lets first unpack some awesomeness!

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And here we go again.
More parts arrived.

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After a lot of brainstorming my whole idea changed for this case.

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Going for something more compact then the original with just parts from the original.

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A lot of measuring.

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And some changes needed

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First drilling and sawing can start

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Behold ... 13 million splinters

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Thanks all! Here we go again :)

filing and sanding all sharp cuts

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And painting them again in same color

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Time to figure out the rest :)

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And figuring out the loop

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Mounting the GPU to the case

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Also the pumps arrived!

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So much measuring, improvising and measuring again.

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And back to piping.

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Pressure testing :)
What liquid should I use? Clear? White?

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Looking good Peter. I'm rather enjoying your build over the others and here is why. You are actually modifying the stock case into a different configuration instead of creating some weird awful monster case that in no way resembles the original P90. Looking forward to seeing the end result. (btw white liquid imo) :)

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Thanks, really appreciated :)

I have to say, with contests my goal never is to win anything but just create something I would want on (or as) a desk.
I'm actually quite a slow modder because of family and work go first and that I always need things in my hands before I can do anything,
Also because of the contest rules like updating every week AND have it finished by the 22nd of February (incl final photoshoot)
I completely changed my original idea. First idea was to make a benchtable.
So with the limited time for the build and buildlog I went for something any one could actually make without adding extra weird / custom fabricated parts.
Just a drill, grinder and jigsaw. And fun thing is .. even I don't know what the result will be in 9 days. Just go with the flow!

So .. still figuring out how to hide all the cables with this open design :unsure:

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Also decided to re-use the original glas panels, however I will shorten the steel poles from 190mm to 95mm so the glas panels will have a 2mm spacing.
Inception!

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As time is limited and I didn't want to do it by handsaw used the grinder at work.

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Love sparks!

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Almost there!

 

Some extra protection for the glass panels.

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Like a charm

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Still had the panel scews from a previous project and wanted the same look on the top as the front.

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Had to re-drill and tap the mounts to M5

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At first I had the idea to mount all cables and controllers on the back outside.
Even though we're at a deadline I decided to change it completely and hide all cables inside too.
And while I'm at it .. sleeve the pump cables too.

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So had to dismount everything to be able to change the fans and their wiring.

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And it's back inside. Now to hide all this.

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All fans and RGB connectors hidden, Now just the power cables.

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Decided to create some more construction/stability on the bottom of the case in case it ever needs to be shipped. And more cable-hiding possibilities.

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Seriously hate these splinters :lol:

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And there we go, exactly as I wanted it.

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Time to fill it up! :wub:

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Three days to go, such a tight schedule, always exciting to see if the hardware survived through the 'process' :D
So happy to see the bios at first boot :wub:

Now to install OS and turn off rainbow effects. And then ... hopefully final pics!

 

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