Ultra Blue in 2 weeks..

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Ultra Blue in 2 weeks..

Post by markkleb » Wed Aug 02, 2006 2:19 pm

I heard Ultra was having a mod contest and wanted to finally be in one. So I got thei Ultra Aluminus case from Radioshack.com (lol, yea Radioshack) for $49. They had Ultra 500 watt PS for $9.99 so I got one of them too. I am pretty fussy about Quiet and effeciency as well. This turned out pretty nice for 2 weeks. Image

The really cool part is the lack of wires.(visable ones)
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Here is where the wires are..(check out the new PS)
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Post by The Black Pumpkin » Wed Aug 02, 2006 8:48 pm

Not bad, that looks pretty good! :P

I need to do my cords 'n cables that way too, when I have time.. :shock:
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Post by Apoptosis » Wed Aug 02, 2006 9:03 pm

yeah I need to do that also... looks great, but oh the time

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Post by markkleb » Wed Aug 02, 2006 9:32 pm

actually once you start soldering its pretty fast, On my new build (CrossFlow) I am putting terminals on the wire ends and soldering the terminals to the mobo. Even easier.
And honestly at first I didnt do it for looks, I have been trying to develop better air cooling.. :rolleyes:
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Post by Pengwin » Wed Aug 02, 2006 9:39 pm

wait, how do the cables go thru the mobo????

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Post by markkleb » Wed Aug 02, 2006 9:55 pm

I soldered them to the back,
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than I put shrink tubing over the ends.
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Post by The Black Pumpkin » Thu Aug 03, 2006 12:50 am

You can do that?!
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Post by Apoptosis » Thu Aug 03, 2006 5:27 am

yup, just takes time a 1337 skills... lol

a contact point is a contact point no matter what side of te PCB it is on...

I love it because no wires are plugged into the front of the board at all, yet the system runs... makes people look twice. A very kick ass mod indeed.

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Post by The Black Pumpkin » Thu Aug 03, 2006 8:44 am

Most awesome indeed. :)

So theoretically, you could take the plugs off the front side and solder them there too? Cool. :P

Now I REALLY should get a crappy old motherboard to practice it on. (I was debating getting one to practice Linux on.) Maybe a early s370 or AMD K6....
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Post by markkleb » Thu Aug 03, 2006 10:08 am

The Black Pumpkin wrote:Most awesome indeed. :)

So theoretically, you could take the plugs off the front side and solder them there too? Cool. :P

Now I REALLY should get a crappy old motherboard to practice it on. (I was debating getting one to practice Linux on.) Maybe a early s370 or AMD K6....
At first I thought about reversing the sockets but there isant enough room. So I just soldered the wires 1 by one. Careful though they will be backwards(mirror image)

And yea it is funny when people look at it and say "where are the wires?" :rolleyes:
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Post by The Black Pumpkin » Thu Aug 03, 2006 10:43 am

Well yeah it would work if you had room to switch over the sockets, but I meant taking off the sockets completely and soldering the wires to the front instead of the back. There would be no point to it as it would look messy, but the fact that it's possible is to me awesome. :mrgreen:

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Post by -mogwai » Thu Aug 03, 2006 11:12 am

Apoptosis wrote:yup, just takes time a 1337 skills... lol

a contact point is a contact point no matter what side of te PCB it is on...

I love it because no wires are plugged into the front of the board at all, yet the system runs... makes people look twice. A very kick ass mod indeed.
yup. i'm jealous.
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Post by infinitevalence » Thu Aug 03, 2006 11:57 am

well its not that hard, but its risky... a slip can cost you a mobo the solder is the easy part its not scewing up thats hard :)
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Post by Pengwin » Thu Aug 03, 2006 3:16 pm

*drool*

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