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  1. Pål-Marius Stavdahl Hansen

    RatZ - rat look inspired build

    Hey, This will be the work log for the RatZ project. Line up So I don't relay have any thing mind blowing, but for the theme I have chosen that's in fact perfect. Case are an old Cooler Master Elite 310 black/silver PSU corsair CX750M CPU AMD athlon II x2 250 stock 3 Ghz but running at about 3,2 Ghz now. Kingston DDR3 4GB + a random hyperX cooler master fan + two corsair fans that I might opt not to use. MSI GF615M-P33 V2 motherboard. Asus GT 210 silent ( fan less GPU) I might opt for an FX 9590 and a r9 270x that I have on my hands if I could get my hands on a dirt cheap motherboard that supports the 9590 that my grandmother gave me after she slightly downgraded her own gaming rig. but highly unlike besides I have been using it as a server PC and have plans to use it for the same as soon as this project are done and don't relay need any thing better even tough I always want better Little about me So I am a certified sheet metal worker even tough I haven't worked with sheet metal in a while I still think I am some what qualified to work with metal, that I am a little bit "rusty" are just a big plus for this project I have always had a great passion for making, building or repairing thing and I like old and new tech, so this should be a perfect mix right? I have never made a case mod and what better case to use than the very same that was my very first rig that a build to my self, I did build a couple of systems before this but this case and some of the components are the first rig that I made for me. A little about the project and why I want to do this, So I have for a long time wanted to make something for the cooler master case mod series. I always like to make stuff, but I don't rely have a budget to make those amazing/insane and pretty builds that you usually see, and I was tired to put it of just because I never relay have enough money, so I decided I wanted to make a rat look inspired case that's usually a type of style mostly found on styled cars, that I could potentially make rather cheap out from scavenged parts and components and just by trying to use some creativity to make the most out of the smallest possible budget So I have plenty of ideas, but as I might just end up using a fraction of them or even other ones entirely during the production of the case I wont mention to many, so the main idea are of course to make the case rusty, I also want to make a hole in the side panel that looks like a fracture or more like shredded metal with a lightly tinted plexi glass and try to make that glass look a bit old and green-ish, like it's been laying in a ditch for years or something. I also wanted to either engrave the cooler master logo on that panel or something else, I guess it's cool if I use the cooler master logo? At first I was thinking I wanted to weld together a new front for the case but I think I changed my mind to sticker bomb it instead. I also have some old peripherals that I want to see if I might be able to do something cool with. But I will update with some more information and ideas as I progress, and I hope at least a few persons might like the idea or hopefully even the finished result when the day comes.
  2. Ed Jones

    Piping Hot

    This case was designed pretty much from the ground up by me. I'm a student on a budget, so don't have a huge amount of time or money. I built the majority of the case in august of 2014. The idea was to build a bad :) case with an industrial feel to it without breaking the bank. Bear in mind that this is pretty much done entirely using an angle grinder and files- I have no access to a laser cutter! As of yet unpainted, but here is what i have so far. The case is fan cooled (poor student remember?), and uses 3x140mm fans. I wanted the case to be really quiet since my old one was a like a jet engine and large slow fans seemed a good way to achieve this. I also wanted maximum airflow, so the fan covers i made offer very little resistance, and the custom made hard drive cage offers no obstruction to the airflow. The CPU is also aircooled using a Coolermaster Hyper 212 EVO. The only piece not fabricated myself was the MOBO tray.