[SHOWOFF] Pimp up my eGPU (Day2)

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Day 2, basically the lower case is complete and now cooling, since the back of the case already got a “wavy” vent but I still need some venting holes in the front.

The initial idea to cut away a bit of area for “few” 80mm fan grill, however, someone got to excited (not me) to help and went ahead and cut out 2 big rectangular area for me (never hear measure twice cut once?!).

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Look, look 2 big ugly rectangular area, it remind me

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7BQRGXFLJs

The damage is done, and those 2 area are “the same size” as my fan grill, which leaves me no way to mount it (or no easier way to mount it), so the nice and easily solution is to find a bigger grill to cover it, but since I don’t have any I have to savage it from elsewhere; wala~ the front HDD fan in take will work!

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Ugly hole be gone!

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Problem Solved!

Initial plan was mount the PSU on the bottom of the case, since PSU is much heavier, but now the case is much longer than the PSU, so PSU is going on the top, and I was going to build a upper house for it, but I crapped that idea

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Initial PSU Housing

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Progress, note the PSU to the Case size, they are same width, but only 9” long.

At the end I decide to make 2 simple mounting bracket for the PSU by savage the same front part of the case, and I replaced most of the screws with rivets, now there is only 6 screws to take the case apart instead of 30s.

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Finished product.

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Here is what my mobile work station looks like now.

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Look, dual GPU and they works!

Stay Tune for Benchmarking!!!

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One comment on “[SHOWOFF] Pimp up my eGPU (Day2)

  1. Pingback: External GPU DYI 1.30 software link & FAQ (launched FAQ/guide!) | Blogul unui caveman

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