Level Twelve - Completed Dec 8th

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  1. manicpyro

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    Looks amazing as is. The only kind of marking that would belong if you wanted more is wood burning I think. How it is now, is great.
     
  2. Liighthead

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    really nice work. but idk seams a little plain compaired to ur pico itx one ( sorry forgot the name :p.. luved it though.. level 11? i think xD )
     
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    Wood burning from a laser might be interesting. Old school wood burning just looks...well...old.

    I hear you Liighthead. The birdeye maple has a translucent holographic effect to it that doesn't photograph at all. Cutting it up for inlays or chrome/brass bits is something to do only after great consideration. I agree that it needs something but I haven't found it. The wife initially said it looked unfinished but has since warmed up to it. Now she's worried that I'll ruin it by sticking something ugly on it. Thanks for your feedback! :thumbup:
     
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    Voted - best of luck chief :)
     
  5. iNoob

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    Straight up beast.

    I thought it would be quite basic to make, although you have proven me wrong. Love the small ideas that all add up to make an awesome comp. :D

    Actually got me thinking. Might play around, I have been thinking of downgrading to something small.
     
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    Sorry but I must have missed something..............linkage to voting please :)
     
  7. ErrorCode62

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    I have just gone through every photo. Absolutely gorgeous and great craftsmanship. How do I go about adding my vote please?
     
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    Very impressive, mate.
     
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    beautiful simple and stylish looking case, if a shop stocked something like it I'd buy it. Voted for it too.

    edit: wow just checked out your site, amazing, I love your work.
     
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    Awesome work, very polished job. :thumbup:
    More people should be voting for this project in the Lenovo competition.

    Some fool with a mame cabinet is winning, cool it may be, they have been done by people the world over, not much original work or problem solving.
     
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    Absolutely fantastic, Compliments :)
     
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    Thanks!

    Thanks so much. I have five worklogs posted here at OCAU. I have about eight or so other computers posted here before I started writing worklogs. My web site doesn't have full worklogs but you can find them here. :thumbup:

    Thanks mate! :thumbup:

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    CPU OC Adventures

    Stock clock on an 875K is 2.93GHz. I achieved a 4.0GHz clock "cause I thought that was a nice round number. Ran my Far Cry 2 bench again with the 5750 OC'd and got 66FPS average, 91 Max and 53 Min. Core temps rose to 67 degrees C from an idle of 49 degrees. Stock idle is 33 degrees. All of this was done with the Delta case fan running at half-speed. The PSU didn't seem to care at all and I didn't detect a speed up of its temp controlled 80mm fan.

    So the bottom line for me is that OC'ing the CPU is a waste of electricity when playing graphics intensive games. More importantly, I can safely replace the Delta with a quieter fan that gets me 40-45 CFM assuming speed is linear to capacity (prolly isn't).

    Sorry to all you "burst into flames" fans. Maybe next time. :D Peace out.
     
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    Is there a local supplier of these Undesign X-brackets?
     
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    voted.

    beautiful work there, slipperyskip.
    can't decide whether i love the minimalist look or if it needs something extra



    ....i think it needs to be left alone.
     
  17. Koops

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    wow. Simple amazing wood work ;)

    I didn't see any mention of the final difference in sata3 vs usb3 in the box.

    Care to post your differences.

    Cheers.

    edit: damn the voting site is slow :|

    edit2: the vote site is now erroring :

    "Site off-line

    The site is currently not available due to technical problems. Please try again later. Thank you for your understanding." lol
     
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    They have been having a lot of problems with their web site lately. Crashes almost daily for hours at a time.

    I haven't had a chance to test the hard drive speed. I have been taking advantage of a break in the weather to put another coat of teak oil on. I decided to use Danish Oil on the maple and I applied another coat of that as well.

    Any suggestions of what software to use for a speed test?
     
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