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Windows 7: guess it's time

22 Jul 2009   #1
petrossa

vista x64/ win 7 x64
 
 
guess it's time

Guess it's about time i share the impressive beauty of my rig now, since i'm sure everybody cares

The first 2 pictures show the elegant way i solved the way the casing doesn't quite close anymore, the 3rd the reason why it doesn't quite close.

The hose is connected to a bathroom evacuation fan which i placed in the kitchen. It forces the air through the hose and displaces the hot air in the case. I tried to put the fan in it's normal suction direction but that caused a enormous whooshing sound which you get when you swirl a hose around.

The 4th/5th is the instrument panel which consists of a cantilever micro switch to wake/sleep the computer, a potentiometer to regulate varistor which controls bathroom fans speed and a switch to power down a mechanical relais which cuts all power.

As you can see this compact design lets me sleep/wake the rig with a simple flick of a finger, regulate airflow in the case so the CPU temperature stays lower then 50° C on full load and an emergency cutout switch ( had a smoking motherboard once to many)

I offer this marvelous piece of engineering free to the community to copy.


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22 Jul 2009   #2
sergiogarcia9

 

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22 Jul 2009   #3
Frostbite

 

Oh that button under the monitor just scares me.
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22 Jul 2009   #4
z3r010

 

I think we went to the same school of PC building lol
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22 Jul 2009   #5
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Whats that steel button at the table?
It looks like a buzzer.
guess it's time-buzzer-20hand.jpg


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22 Jul 2009   #6
Ryoken

vista ultimate x64
 
 

now that is one impressive looking set up you have there. i'd be carefull others might get gealous
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22 Jul 2009   #7
Robert Cartman

Windows 7 RTM x64
 
 

Never point to your machine with your webcab! It will cause a BSOD if pour windows see what is she running on.
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22 Jul 2009   #8
PotatoMan83

 

............. mommy im scared.
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22 Jul 2009   #9
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

that's the most 'custom' custom-build i've seen for a long time.

brings back sweet memories of my old P100 machine i had when i couldn't afford a case - i just used a cardboard box with a fancy switch similar to yours on your 'instrument panel'! :)
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22 Jul 2009   #10
garysgold

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64
 
 

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