This is how we roll... The Ghetto Mod Thread

Discussion in 'Modding' started by BlueRaven, Aug 11, 2011.

  1. ae00711

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    I thought that ugly green/purple plastic combo looked familiar! :lol:

    nice mod! :thumbup:

    seriously tho: get a decent case for all those poor HDDs! :p
     
  2. /invariance\

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    I don't know which I like best, the ghetto mod or the ghetto modding location: on the kitchen cutting board with the instant coffee and Wild Turkey close at hand. :p:thumbup:
     
  3. Axe

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    cant get more ghetto than a plastic chopping board, ideal workspace for hacking into stuff, slips with a drill bit etc etc, clean it with a scourer under a tap, dry and repeat.

    fyi the case cost me $10, hacked some holes into the front metal for ventilation, thermaltake fans, castors to the base, good to go, the ghetto mod was squeezing an extra drive in where it's not meant to go.
    I have a small variety of whiskies loitering in my kitchen :thumbup:
     
  4. Defyant

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    In true ghetto old skool modding i'd mod the board! :thumbup:
     
  5. Mistikal

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    The lack of recent ghetto disappoints me :(
     
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    The $100 Bunnings challenge might be an opportunity for the ghetto crowd as well as everyone else.

    If nothing else, any ghetto entries have the potential to make the others look better :p
     
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    Asus GTX 1070 Dual OC fans are bloody annoying..........


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    Cheap fix....virtually silent now with fans 1800rpm & temps 34 @ idle @ around 70c at load..
     
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    Bringing it old school with cable ties, me likey. :D:thumbup:
    Those fan grilles are a bit fancy though... how are you going to snap off a fan blade or get a big ugly welt under your fingernail when you're poking around in there?
    7/10. :p

    EDIT: Upping score to 8/10, purely for the Apone quote in your sig. :D
     
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  9. TaroT

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    just kind of wondering does Frankenstein make the ghetto cut?

    it works...mostly :) but I still think there is a lot more performance in it once I sort it out
    grabbing a new case this week so I will be redoing the lot inside :) oh the fun

    [​IMG]
     
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  10. havabeer

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    How the hell did you screw those together?
     
  11. TaroT

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    with teeny tiny bolts :)
    it will be gone soon I caved and got one of those big ass thermaltake cases sort of hoping it will help the cooling a little and not look like a nuke went off :p and a faster pump for the video card.
     
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    A while back i purchased a bykski cpu block with the intention of using it on my x79 build. Upon opening up the box I realised i had been duped and in fact was not compatible with the 80x80 mounting system required for 2011 socket.
    Fast forward almost a year later and I got sick of looking at the other ghetto setup that i should post up in here an nzxt x62 with a d5 pump and xspc res in line since the original pump died. So i made shit work.

    [​IMG]
    Click to view gallery!
     
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  13. /invariance\

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    When there is nothing to lose.......
    Nice adaption, ahem sorry, ghetto modding :thumbup::thumbup: and there is nothing more satisfying.
     
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    Fantastic little write up I have been eyeing that case off for a loooong time and I kind of regret getting the corsair 600c now that ive built in it.
     
  16. TaroT

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    the case is what it is...flimsy metal etc but SOOOOO much room, I,m thinking of parking my boulevard in there next :) one thing I do wish is the spammers would stop Viagra hot chicks free windows commenting take half an hour to clear the spam :)
     
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    When you want to test a set of boards and chips for someone, with a suspicion that one of the chips is a board killer, and the other chip might have been killed by one of the dead boards. You steal some DDR3 from the wifes machine while she sleeps, because you've recently sold all of yours. And of course you need a cooler.. and you threw out all of the 'easy' options in a recent clean out.. ie stock coolers.. except for a single 115x cooler 'just in case'. Except you didn't.. you kept a bloody 775 cooler, no 115x coolers.

    I do have some AIO's lying around, but fuck knows where I've put all the fittings. Too noisy searching the shed in the middle of the night. Solution - only testing to see if things work, not going to be stressing anything. Remove the fan and pin assembly from the 775 cooler !! Good enough for testing :Pirate:. I'll have to wait now though for my next chance to steal her single 8GB stick of DDR3.

    [​IMG]

    The 4690K does not post, just loops. Is it the board? Is it the chip? Or both? I'll stick a Celeron in the board next and test the board. At least removing the heatsink will be easy :lol:.

    But I don't know if the Celeron is alive either..

    If I can get a BIOS page, my next challenge will be finding a spare boot drive.. everything is doing other stuff right now.

    Sigh.
     
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  18. /invariance\

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    If you had the can in the freezer for 4hrs might be able to do a few runs of Prime :lol::lol:
     
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    Its a shame its not an 1151 board.. I have a delidded, liquid metal TIM G3930 I could have tried that on.. I suspect I may be the only person in the world to have bothered to delid a Celeron :lol:

    I've even tried hitting it hard with Prime. A delta of about 6° after 4 hrs :D
     
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