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Makieks’s i7 920 Wood HTPC-case (4,0Ghz@200X20)

Hi everyone. Now I at last can post my set here as I got enough posts.

I have build my rig on a wooden case.

System specs
-Asus Rampage II Gene mATX
-Intel i7 920 BX80601920 (supercharged) 4,0GHz stabile at this point
-APOGEE GTZ CPU block
-MCP355 12V
-Corsair TX650W PSU
-ASUS EAH5870/2DIS/1GD5/V2 ATI Radeon HD 5870 1GB
-EK-FC5870 V2
-AOpen BDR0412SA Blu-ray Disk
-12GB 3 X 4GB DDR3 1333 PC3-10666 1333MHZ DIMM 4GB
-2 x Aquacomputer ramplex RAM-block
-western digital Caviar GreenPower 1TB HDD
-Aquacomputer aquadrive micro copper G1/4
-Terratech Cinergy 2400 DTi TV-tuner
-Cape Bullseye Silver X reservoir
-EK-NB ASUS HP motherboard northbridge-block
-EK-ASUS NB/SB 1 motherboard south/northbridge-block

ScetchUp model of the case on early phase

Hardware layout was easy to measure with the SketchUp

The parts in a pile

Testing the fit

I/O Panel coming up

Testing the mobo against the I/O panel


The water reservoir cutout on a testpiece


The case put together


Water reservoir on its place. Here is also the valve outlet for draining the WC


Waxing the case with beewax

Installing the radiators


The hardware installed

Dustfilters on the case cover

Complite case

I am planning either to paint the bluray front bezel in future or buy a silver one.

Source: clunk.org.uk

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