Ok, so I know I haven't made any progress on Faust in...well, ok, I haven't made any progress at all on Faust...it's mainly just been sitting on my desk gathering dust while the components sit in a temporary case.. Anyways, on to the point:
While I loved building mightyMite, it never quite turned into what I originally envisioned. In addition, I started out with really a crappy base, and it ended up turning into a conglomeration of parts. While I am rather proud of parts of it, it has recently begun to irk me. Between my northbridge overheating with no space to put in a fan and discovering a disturbingly large bubble in my watercooling loop, I decided it was time to move my system to a new home.
This time I decided to start with a nice, solid base, and since I have since determined that I really don't need a small system, I headed over to Micro Center and had a look around...turned up with this beauty:
guess what these are for
starting to strip it down..
Hey! What's that doing in my bays?!
Ah, that's better. ..now, what shall we put here...?
...have I mentioned how I love Micro Center?
There, much more useful:
More to come, I'm currently working on making mounts for that rad out of some aluminum angle; I think I'll do that more tomorrow when I have time when people aren't sleeping..one of the down sides of living in an apartment; I can't do metalwork at weird hours.