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Worklog: Laser Cut Acrylic - Smallest Possible mATX Case...

Started by LandyVlad, May 16, 2019, 12:06 AM

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LandyVlad

Anyone interested in building your own systems, and frustrated by the huge size of many cases, but want a bit more flexibility than an ITX board.... check THIS out:

Worklog: Laser Cut Acrylic - Smallest Possible mATX Case (while still using a "standard" layout)


https://forums.overclockers.com.au/threads/worklog-laser-cut-acrylic-smallest-possible-matx-case-while-still-using-a-standard-layout.1260931/


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I reject your reality, and substitute my own.

Bigguy

I have a computer that small. Let me see if I can find a pic.... Here it is. I just need a hard drive and away I go. Cases are to big these days for sure.

lesmond


The only person who got all his work done by Friday was Robinson Crusoe

Bigguy

Mine takes up a lot of desktop but I couldn't live with out it.

LandyVlad

I notice just a tiny bit of dust on that computer bg.  But as long as the beer is cold.. !
I reject your reality, and substitute my own.

Bigguy

Yeah A friend of mine asked me to fix it for him and than got into a fatal car accident. I haven't wanted to work on it since then. I might fix it up one of these days.

LandyVlad

I reject your reality, and substitute my own.

Skhilled

I need a large case for extra hard drives (got 4) and multiple video cards, if I need them. The extra bays also allow for extras like a card reader like I have:

https://www.nzxt.com/products/aperture-m

Bigguy

I have one of those but it's built into the case. It's not exactly like that but similar.

Skhilled


Bigguy


LandyVlad

Well, the guy is still finalising some issues with the case design, but meanwhile I have specced up a system for it.

GPU: PowerColor Radeon RX 5700 XT Red Dragon 8GB
PSU: Corsair SF600 Platinum 600W SFX
Mobo: B450M MORTAR MAX
CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
RAM: 32Gb (2x16GB) Ballistix Sport LT 3200 MHz
SSD: ADATA XPG SX8200 Pro 2TB NVMe PCIe M.2 SSD
Case fan: Noctua A12x25-PWM 120mm Fan
CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-L9X65 or similar.


I've also just bought this monitor which will hopefully be delivered tomorrow.

WQHD 3440 × 1440 resolution
Curved, ultrawide screen
100Hz refresh rate
FreeSync
7.8ms refresh rate
VA Panel

Good enough for mixed office / gaming use.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YuHbS9WawV4&feature=emb_logo

 

I reject your reality, and substitute my own.