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[Sponsored] Ubuntu PC case mod
Which case?
What case should i use?
Case 1: CMStorm Enforcer [ 0 ] ** [0.00%]
Case 2: Old lian-li case [ 6 ] ** [85.71%]
Case 3: Random case with handle [ 1 ] ** [14.29%]
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noskcaj
post Jun 15 2013, 04:31 PM
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Hello everyone, i'm making a PC based on Ubuntu. I'm a developer, tester and translator for ubuntu.

Update 1: Introduction
Update 2: Pick a case
Update 3: The case + plans
Update 4: DVD Stealthing
Update 5: Powdercoating
Update 6: The Mac Mini
Update 7: SPONSORSHIP!
Update 8: The handle
Update 8.1: ubuntu window
Update 9: Side windows

Specs
CPU: amd 8-core
RAM: 8GB DDR3
Mobo: random am3 ATX + VIA AIO mITX motherboard w DDR RAM
GPU: Geforce GTS 250 + others
PSU:

If you have anything to add, say it below

Latest pic:


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noskcaj
post Jun 19 2013, 12:03 PM
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The paracord, PSU, hard drives and itx motherboard will be here by saturday.


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Xen
post Jun 19 2013, 12:32 PM
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The Lian-li.

The silver Lian-li's still make me tent my pants.


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noskcaj
post Jun 19 2013, 12:36 PM
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QUOTE (Xen @ Jun 19 2013, 12:32 PM) *
The Lian-li.

The silver Lian-li's still make me tent my pants.

have you voted on my blog?
I think i'm not going to be able to use the CMStorm, so the lian-li is the case i'll end up using

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noskcaj
post Jun 19 2013, 06:49 PM
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Where can i get plasti dip paint cheap in australia, or a cheap place to powdercoat in brisbane (i'll be up there during the school holidays)?


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noskcaj
post Jun 22 2013, 11:35 AM
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A quick update.
I've had to use the lian li as it's the only case that takes two power supplies


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jdog
post Jun 22 2013, 12:29 PM
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QUOTE (noskcaj @ Jun 22 2013, 12:35 PM) *
A quick update.
I've had to use the lian li as it's the only case that takes two power supplies


why would you need 2 power supplies? what hardware will you be running that requires 2? would one be enough?


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noskcaj
post Jun 22 2013, 01:16 PM
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QUOTE (jdog @ Jun 22 2013, 12:29 PM) *
QUOTE (noskcaj @ Jun 22 2013, 12:35 PM) *
A quick update.
I've had to use the lian li as it's the only case that takes two power supplies


why would you need 2 power supplies? what hardware will you be running that requires 2? would one be enough?

three motherboards. I'll need another PSU unless i can get a mac mini to fit in

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noskcaj
post Jun 25 2013, 05:05 PM
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I'd have an update for you, but it turns out my brother has taken the camera to camp.


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noskcaj
post Jul 1 2013, 03:00 PM
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BUMP, Updated


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p0is0n
post Jul 1 2013, 03:13 PM
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nice job stealthing the drive, does it still open and close okay if you press on the corner?
I voted orange for the case because it's ubuntu themed, wouldn't be right to do any other colour.


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noskcaj
post Jul 4 2013, 03:29 PM
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QUOTE (p0is0n @ Jul 1 2013, 03:13 PM) *
nice job stealthing the drive, does it still open and close okay if you press on the corner?
I voted orange for the case because it's ubuntu themed, wouldn't be right to do any other colour.

I've not been able to test yet. i'm missing the everything else.
I put purple/violet as an option because some of the newer versions of ubuntu use that too.

Since i'm in brisbane (eagleby) till saturday, i've got the case being powder coated in orange now. I've went for a "ripple" effect because it makes the paint stronger. Thanks to Beenleigh Powdercoating. Pictures will be up on sunday.


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noskcaj
post Jul 7 2013, 11:15 AM
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BUMP, update


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noskcaj
post Jul 8 2013, 12:06 PM
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I got the first 200 feet of paracord today, i'm using some to make a belt so i get it free. (parents pay)
I also got the vinyl wrap and i'm printing a A3 sized logo stencil today (for the side window).



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noskcaj
post Jul 14 2013, 03:27 PM
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Update 6: The Mac Mini, is now out.



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noskcaj
post Jul 19 2013, 08:21 AM
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A small, atomic only update:

IceModz has sponsored me, today is a very good day.
I've also finished wrapping the DVD drives


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Master_Scythe
post Jul 19 2013, 07:42 PM
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So far. orange and stickers to my eyes....

WHen this gets further it has a lot of promise. I'll watch :) so far, nice, but not overly amazing.
Potential though.... lets watch and see eh? ;)


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noskcaj
post Jul 19 2013, 07:54 PM
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Trust me MS, this will go further. I just need to get a dremel to cut the panels and some more paracord to weave the top panel. Plus another sponsorship deal is being worked on.


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Master_Scythe
post Jul 19 2013, 07:56 PM
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Ive trusted and been hurt before....... I'm not sure if i'm ready to love again.


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noskcaj
post Jul 20 2013, 07:32 AM
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QUOTE (Master_Scythe @ Jul 19 2013, 08:56 PM) *
Ive trusted and been hurt before....... I'm not sure if i'm ready to love again.


You're not helping.

I'll have a proper update this weekend, it will probably be more vinyl wrap, the stencil, and announcing my sponsors.


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