[Project] L3p D3sk

Discussion in 'Worklogs' started by l3p, Oct 30, 2010.

  1. l3p

    l3p Limp Gawd

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    Up and running !! :p


    BIG

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    Removing films, i love it !

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    Eeny, meeny, miny, moe ... :p

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    Took me only 10 minutes to switch the old one with the new one.
    Changing the old DVI cable to a new Dual link DVI cable took me more time.
    Need this cable cause of the higher resolution.

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    Very useful, i could start using it right away for the pics of this update.

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    Bling :)

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    The menu

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    And time for a little test ..
    It really looks fabulous !

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    Maybe i won't be the last now anymore ;)

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    Still a lot to configure, but already looks awesome.

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    And ready to go on again :)

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    All i want now is another Dell 17" or 19" in portrait mode (1440px) instead of the current Dell 17" (1280px)
    This cause of the resolution and pixeldensity, i want it a close as possible to the U2711.


    Conclusion :
    I think i'll add this to my list of special hardware of the last 15 years.
    Next to the Diamond Monster 3D 3DFX 4MB and the Intel x25m ^^



    Till next week ;)
    (a nice EK surprise !)
     
  2. Nickbaldwin86

    Nickbaldwin86 2[H]4U

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    VERY NICE

    that really makes me want to wall mount my monitor
     
  3. Asgard_Thor

    Asgard_Thor [H]ard|Gawd

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  4. juanP

    juanP Limp Gawd

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    very nice build
     
  5. l3p

    l3p Limp Gawd

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  6. Nickbaldwin86

    Nickbaldwin86 2[H]4U

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    Got my vote.... best of luck ;)
     
  7. l3p

    l3p Limp Gawd

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    Got a very nice package today :

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    Gregor pwns !!


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    Oops, something went wrong here, to be continued (my bad) :)

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    Again, thanks Gregor for the lovely blocks !!

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    Thanks for placing me at your mod page @ Custom PC Magazine ! :)

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  8. M0rph3us

    M0rph3us 2[H]4U

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    You got my vote for the Asus thing as well. This is by far one of the most badass mods I have seen in awhile.
     
  9. Nickbaldwin86

    Nickbaldwin86 2[H]4U

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    Time to drain all that water out again... lol
     
  10. l3p

    l3p Limp Gawd

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    To keep you guys updated ..

    Couldn't do anything this weekend cause of 2 little problems.

    First of all off course the wrong EK RAM Dominator block.
    Hope i can send it back this week for the plexi version :)

    Secondly, the Silverstone Strider ST1500 kept giving problems.
    Even after replacing the fuse from a B16 to a C16.
    It kept rebooting, sometimes after an hour, but also sometimes when booting.
    Tried all possible combinations with the 2x 25A for all the hardware.

    I could borrow an XFX Core edition 850W temporary (Nice thing btw full OC and full stress 1050 watts from the fuse)
    The Strider goes RMA, ordered something else back.
    Going for a "Single Rail" psu again.

    Also the 2 x 80 Gb Intel X25m 1st Generation ssd's are sold.
    Going to be replaced with something else too.

    So next week alot of work to do.


    The strider couldn't hold it :(

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    Found this at work.
    I want to use it for the Reservoir, move it over the old RVS studs

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    This is how ill be sitting behind the desk this week :)

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    Ordered @ Highflow.

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  11. l3p

    l3p Limp Gawd

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    Small update !

    Couldn't wait to start yesterday.


    Yep, i like the new one more .

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    Rather have plex.

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    Ordered to see what it is, green fan and a Lamptron 22mm Blue led momentary.

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    Looks very good. Pushing goes softer then a "real" Bulgin.

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    Something i wanted to do a long time.

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    Wtf ? :p

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    Lets clean that up too.

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    And done.

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    And this afternoon @ the door ..
    Wtf alreadyl ?!
    Thanks Gregor from EKWB :p

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    No one could have told me there's a trick to hold the rubber in place ? :p

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    Totally happy again !

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    Thanks EK !!

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    If you guys want to be so kind ... Please vote for me here :)
    I can win a trip to the Asus HQ in Taiwan. ^^

    (Registration only takes 15 seconds, after that you can vote every day one till 30 Januari.
    And you can win a prize every day yourself :p )

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  12. wra18th

    wra18th [H]ardness Supreme

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    Awesome!! This has got to be one of the best mods I've ever seen.
     
  13. Nickbaldwin86

    Nickbaldwin86 2[H]4U

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    WOW I was impressed when I first saw this, and it is only getting better and more impressive

    You keep the people at EK employed all by yourself :p
     
  14. ChocoFish

    ChocoFish Limp Gawd

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    This is the most awesome thing ever created.
     
  15. l3p

    l3p Limp Gawd

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    Thanks guys !


    Finally the pc is running again :)

    So here after a very busy week (Asus Pride) the update.


    First of all i want to thank these 2 people for making this update possible !

    Freddy van Highflow.nl
    Gregor van Ekwaterblocks.com



    Some new pc tools.

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    Back to Corsair :)

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    Nice sleeved cables.

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    100A !

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    First i thought they were made of plastic, but im glad they are aluminium.
    Also nice there are 3.5" brackets with it.

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    Such a nasty job this ..

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    4 hours later ..

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    Another 4 hours later :)

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    Leak testing

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    Now without stud.

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    Gold status now :)

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    I love it, also a better flow then the other blovck

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    Lamptron ddr3 slots :)

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    Transformers !

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    I liked the ssd's there more.
    Also temporary used the plexi's from the Intel ssd, somehow i liked it.

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    Some benchmarks with 2 x Corsair F60 in raid0

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    Up and running !

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    Temps also lowered another 1-4 degrees compared to the old block.

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    Beast in his cage

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    And some random pics..

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    Lamptron Pci-e covers.

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    I love EKWB :)

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    Thinking of using 6 of these inside the desk.
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    Total picture.

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    Thanks alot, both of you guys !

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  16. Wahoomcdaniel

    Wahoomcdaniel [H]Lite

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    Wow. Every time you redo something, my initial thought is why are you trying to improve perfection. But it looks better each time and the increased performance is significant.

    It looks really impressive. I can't find a worthy adjective. Resplendent. Elegant. I'll keep thinking.

    Nice temps, too.
     
  17. Nickbaldwin86

    Nickbaldwin86 2[H]4U

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    Looks amazing, as always
     
  18. l3p

    l3p Limp Gawd

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    Thanks alot man ! :)
     
  19. B-Sal

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    Looks great... Have you ever thought of powder coating the desk black, I think that would look great. Keep up the good work.
     
  20. l3p

    l3p Limp Gawd

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    Thanks, powdercoating it in black was the idea since the start.
    But i haven't been able to find any time for that cause of a very busy job :)
     
  21. Fritzz

    Fritzz Gawd

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    What monitor arms are those?

    Awesome build!!!
     
  22. l3p

    l3p Limp Gawd

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    It are 2x König 3-way wallmounts. Not too expensive and they can move all ways.
     
  23. l3p

    l3p Limp Gawd

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    Got a nice package today ^^

    Some guy named Wwwicked i know from the Highflow forums creates selfmade ledstrips.

    We were both curious how they would look in the desk.

    First of all, very professional wwwicked !

    Specially for him double resolution pics :)


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    25 and 90 degree leds

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    One Ledstrip is UV25-UV25-Bl25 the other UV25-UV25-Bl90

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    These pics were for myself :)
    This is the effect you get with wwwickleds !

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    Wwwicked, thanks man !

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  24. Nickbaldwin86

    Nickbaldwin86 2[H]4U

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    That is great looking, thing just glows
     
  25. Yaka

    Yaka Gawd

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    wow that does look stunning
     
  26. l3p

    l3p Limp Gawd

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    Small update.

    Thanks Freddy !
    Without Highflow this wouldn't have been possible :p !

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    Wanted to connect the extra ssd when i had 10 minutes spare time, but ...
    Both multilane cables i had connected were full :(
    So had to drain the loop AGAIN so i could add an extra multilane specially for the ssd :)

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    Still need to think of something to make it look better.

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    Very satisfied with the speed, i guess i can't get more out of it cause of the iop341 limitations.

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  27. Supercharged_Z06

    Supercharged_Z06 2[H]4U

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    Sweet mother of gawd! That's quite the setup. I'd be too distracted looking at everything to even attempt using that PC...

    All you need now is a large command chair, a fluffy white cat, a couple of scantily clad women to stand to either side of you and a monocle. :D
     
  28. Jesse B

    Jesse B [H]ard|Gawd

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    Joystick controlled motorized chair, imo.
     
  29. l3p

    l3p Limp Gawd

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    I´ll think about the women part :p
     
  30. xjmtx

    xjmtx Limp Gawd

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    -edit
    Had asked if the desk was mounted to both walls, then realized i'd seen it mounted to both walls. Concerns for torque on wall averted.

    Great job on your loops and continual additions to your desk
     
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  31. l3p

    l3p Limp Gawd

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    It's no problem :)

    Main wall is 20cm thick concrete, the other is 7cm concrete.
    I think it can hold around 400 Kg, using 45 at the moment :)
     
  32. xjmtx

    xjmtx Limp Gawd

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    back up a moment. CONCRETE WALLS? is that the basement or main floor? is that just a netherlander thing to have concrete walls instead of wood studs/drywall?
     
  33. l3p

    l3p Limp Gawd

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    Small mistake, it isnt concrete but "sandstone"
    But alot of houses are from concrete walls
    It's pretty normal here :)

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  34. RANG3R

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    Awesome! So Awesome!. I love your Desk! Greats form your neighborhood (Germany) :D

    And yes. its normal to build with brick (inside and outside) in Europe...we have a lot of different varieties. The common bricks have small holes in the inside for insulation. Its really effective :) Here in Germany we call them "Lochziegel" :)
     
  35. wra18th

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    I grew up in Puerto Rico and concrete houses are the norm there. They were building in concrete before they had running water into the house. The kitchen and bathroom were outside then.
     
  36. l3p

    l3p Limp Gawd

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    l3p Limp Gawd

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    Sneak preview :p

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  38. l3p

    l3p Limp Gawd

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    Good news :)

    1. Highflow became Main sponsor of this build !
    (More info will follow :p )

    2. EKWB will send another nice package.
    (Also more info will follow)

    3. I won a nice prize with the Asus Pride contest.

    4. Asus Sponsored me a videocard. (This videocard may be sold to buy the Asus card i wanted, other samples weren't available at this time :) )


    So the next days alot of pics will follow.


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    Thanks Asus !


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  39. l3p

    l3p Limp Gawd

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    Another small test :)

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  40. Nickbaldwin86

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    Nice job and congrats on the sponsors... I want sponsors :p