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Mike Petereyns
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HAL 9000

HAL 9000 (AI voice of the movie 2001: a space odyssey)

Build for the ZOTAC challenge that is currently still running and where i can use some help to get some votes lol :embarrassedsmile...
there is more then 1 nice build to see there Emojihaha Emoji

We where asked to modify a ZOTAC Magnus One mini gaming PC... so I did, in my style of course.
I could resist to stick some watercooling inside this barebone, yeah there was no place so I had to make some. I made a custom PCB that powered the GPU so I had some room above to mount a 3*80mm radiator from Alphacool combined with there EISBEAR CPU AIO block, that was the best cooling i could get in there without adding extra dimensions to the case as that was my plan (not adding extra dimensions but improve the Magnus One in cooling and therefore in performance to. The BOOST clock went up from 3.9 max to 4.3 max and running 15 degree cooler!
I also redesigned and 3D printed the front bezel so i was able to mount a 7' Lamptron hardware monitor screen in the front, internally powered and connected to GPU via micro HDMI cable. Enhanced the overall design with custom 3D printed top cover and laser cut/ engraved side panels. All the covers where painted and hydro dipped in carbon look. 3D printed feet's and added ARGB LED all over the place. I also replaced the power button in front of the AIO CPU block so the button was in ZOTAC name combined with a look-a-like heatsink next to it, working as a fan grill that is placed behind it to cool the VRM and the VIPER GAMING M.2 behind it. All this is a 4 body 3D printed assembly.
I am very happy with the outcome as this was done in 4 weeks so no time for error...
If you like this crazy challenge like I do and love the engineering behind it plz check https://www.zotac.com/emeai/MOC-FINALE and help me to gain some votes like it disserves plz.

Color(s): Black Carbon Silver
RGB Lighting? Yes
Theme: Sci-Fi
Cooling: AIO Cooling
Size: SFF
Type: General Build


$ 223.99
Intel - Core i5-11600K
Socket: LGA 1200
Cores: 6
Integrated Graphics: Yes
$ 69.98
$ 46.99
Patriot - Viper Steel (3600MHz)
Type: DDR4
Capacity: 16 GB
$ 350.39
ZOTAC - GeForce Gaming Twin Edge OC
Chip Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip: RTX 3060
Interface: PCIe x16
$ 44.99
Patriot - Viper VPN100
Form Factor: M.2
Interface: M.2 (M)
Capacity: 512 GB
$ 69.98
ZS Cases - A4 V3
Type: Mini-ITX
Side Panel: Mesh
$ 134.99
Alphacool - Eisbaer 120 - Black
Type: CPU Waterblock
$ 9.90
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