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    My first case design: Hybrid Octane..;)

    Hey guys and, gals,

    Here is my first time using Sketchup and, creating a template case design.. This is just my first test template and my first case design.. After lot of trials, could put it till this state.

    This is going to be a Hybrid design. It can be used both as a bench case, as well as a home PC case. The inspiration behind this design is my passion to ROG..

    Please ignore the dimensions in the pic. This has changed in the real prototype that am cutting in cardboard..

    This might be the first hybrid case out there (well at least here in India I guess).. Hope you all will like it..

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    The top and side (mainly left side and, the bottom right side) panels are removable.. Another uniqueness is the motherboard tray which will slide out/in similar to the keyboard tray in office tables.

    There are many more additions planned to get this into shape. Will try to create a cardboard cut out (in progress) and post some more pics on how it may look..

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    Hehe cardboard models FTW!! looks interesting KP mate, hey, how'd you get the dimensions in there?

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    He he.. Yeah.. Sketch up took about 3 1/2 hours plus to create this.. Thought Cardboard was better and, quicker..

    For the dimensions, I used the Dimension tool to put those dimensions.. Then exported it as JPG(Export->2D Graphics).. It came along with dimensions..

    Hope it helps!

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    Water cooling or air? or hybrid?

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    Quote Originally Posted by KPRage View Post
    He he.. Yeah.. Sketch up took about 3 1/2 hours plus to create this.. Thought Cardboard was better and, quicker..

    For the dimensions, I used the Dimension tool to put those dimensions.. Then exported it as JPG(Export->2D Graphics).. It came along with dimensions..

    Hope it helps!

    Cheers,
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    Cardboard can indeed be better, because you have something you can physically play with, but I warn you now, it won't be faster. When I originally built my cardboard model, just the basic trays and sides took me over 2 hours lol....and i'd already had the measurements i'd be using lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pratham View Post
    Water cooling or air? or hybrid?
    Its going to be a hybrid dude.. It will also have provision for huge rads.. Hybrid in both cooling and, in usage..
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    Quote Originally Posted by Myk SilentShadow View Post
    Cardboard can indeed be better, because you have something you can physically play with, but I warn you now, it won't be faster. When I originally built my cardboard model, just the basic trays and sides took me over 2 hours lol....and i'd already had the measurements i'd be using lol
    He he.. Yeah, but for me the SketchUp took longer time.. :P Aws, should be able to get the basic shape by end of this weekend..
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    Oh nice one!
    ...So by the shape you have in mind & looking at big hole in front I assume you are putting one big fan at the front for intake & one big at the back for exhaust..???

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    yep... For now the exhaust part is under progress.. However, the front fan can be changed and, a huge radiator for benching can be added while using it as a bench.. Full specs I shall reveal once am done with the final touches..
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    Can I suggest the front part & what else I have in mind?

    EDIT-- A quick SketchUp to tell you the idea

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