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 Post subject: Custom brushed stainless steel quiet case
PostPosted: Thu Jun 25, 2015 3:26 am 
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Hey guys,

This is not the most active place anymore, but I go way back to the Yahoo group days (I think it was yahoo..)

This is a positively tiny 18 liter mini itx case with enough room for full size cpu coolers, graphics cards and powersupplies, and soft mounted harddisks, even with room for a slim DVD drive! The SPCR forums are a bit ancient, so for pictures go here: http://linustechtips.com/main/topic/393 ... ming-case/ And the video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=POce5Gp1myU

Some more notes about the noise:
- The 140mm Be Quiet fans vibrate quite a bit, was not impressed, but soft mounted its no longer a real issue
- The 120mm Be Quiet fans are much smoother and more stable.
- SpeedFan allows fan curves now, but the old 'warning' temperatures still have to be set high, they override the fan curves!

I'm pretty happy about it! :-)
Niels


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 Post subject: Re: Custom brushed stainless steel quiet case
PostPosted: Thu Jun 25, 2015 3:40 am 
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Nice build!

Though not aesthetically refined as some branded products, nonetheless it looks pleasant in your video, and it's very practical indeed! :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: Custom brushed stainless steel quiet case
PostPosted: Thu Jun 25, 2015 7:43 am 
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Very nice build, i wish i could design something to my liking...

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 Post subject: Re: Custom brushed stainless steel quiet case
PostPosted: Thu Jun 25, 2015 7:58 am 
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Perfect execution. I love stainless steel, except that other people love to leave fingerprints all over it. >:(

niels007 wrote:
...I should've used stainless bolts...

Careful using stainless bolts in stainless steel; it has a tendency to gall.

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 Post subject: Re: Custom brushed stainless steel quiet case
PostPosted: Thu Jun 25, 2015 10:05 am 
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Cool. Looks like a giant PSU.

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 Post subject: Re: Custom brushed stainless steel quiet case
PostPosted: Thu Jun 25, 2015 1:26 pm 
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Cool.
can you post the pictures? some people might not want to join another forum, just to view em.

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 Post subject: Re: Custom brushed stainless steel quiet case
PostPosted: Sat Sep 26, 2015 7:49 pm 
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Beautiful case!!! Well done!!!

Loved your video, too!

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 Post subject: Re: Custom brushed stainless steel quiet case
PostPosted: Tue Jul 26, 2016 8:57 pm 
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niels007 wrote:
Hey guys,

This is not the most active place anymore, but I go way back to the Yahoo group days (I think it was yahoo..)

This is a positively tiny 18 liter mini itx case with enough room for full size cpu coolers, graphics cards and powersupplies, and soft mounted harddisks, even with room for a slim DVD drive! The SPCR forums are a bit ancient, so for pictures go here: http://linustechtips.com/main/topic/393 ... ming-case/ And the video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=POce5Gp1myU

Some more notes about the noise:
- The 140mm Be Quiet fans vibrate quite a bit, was not impressed, but soft mounted its no longer a real issue
- The 120mm Be Quiet fans are much smoother and more stable.
- SpeedFan allows fan curves now, but the old 'warning' temperatures still have to be set high, they override the fan curves!

I'm pretty happy about it! :-)
Niels


Thanks for the links this is a great gaming box i have recently been looking in to them and all reviews are outstanding


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