[757labs] LANparty rig idea
proletroll at gmail.com
Fri Jan 27 10:08:45 EST 2012
Mark, awesome. Thanks dude, for reals.
On Jan 26, 2012 10:44 AM, "Mark Rushing" <domtar87 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all first time poster long time lurker...
> Any way did a similar project couple years ago.
> After removing the T shaped divider/channel thing in the bottom of the NES
> there is actually allot of usable space inside.
> I used this Mobo:
> It came with an external power supply to save allot of room.
> With the height of the heat sink I was also able to just fit a full 5.25"
> Blu-Ray drive inside sitting directly on top of the heat sink.Used a 64GB
> 2.5 SSD and it all fit in very snugly.
> Biggest thing i didn't take into account was all of the power and SATA
> cables. I would recommend buying shorter cables rather than using the
> standard length ones.
> After a while I noticed the system was running hot so I expanded the vents
> in the top and added a couple small fans and ended up changing the 5.25
> blu-ray to a slim one.
> Been thinking of adding in a separate graphics card, and found a
> couple solutions for PCIx slot relocation using ribbon cables and such.
> The NES box does get really flimsy once you start cutting it apart for all
> the connections in the back. once you get the MoBo mounted it get a little
> the screws that hold the case together strip very easily (the head and the
> You cant do one of these with out a couple NES to USB converters so so you
> can still use the front ports.
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