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Tankian Desk - We have a desk! (almost)

Updated: Apr 25, 2018

Hi everyone, big update in the tankian desk mod!


So I started with the fake bottom, making all the holes for cable routing/management. I don't want to attach the "fake bottom" in "bented" plate mostly because if I decide to redo anything in the future I will be able to remove it.

As you guys saw I did all the motherboard standoffs holes with a old motherboard only to be easier and more accurate, It ended up really well!


The fans was a bit disappointing I wanted to use a big drill to open a 110mm circle for each fan, but after waiting 1 week for that drill the store told me that I need to wait 3/4 mouths because they doesn't had stock available, so I decided to go with the octagon style. After doing all of these, big moment, atatch everything together, I was a bit afraid with the plate that stay in the top back, mostly because it will be use to secure the monitor holder, but after screw it against the metal it got really strong, so problem solved!


The two wooden bars that I use in the back are basicly to pass cables between the wall and the wood plank in the back, creating 50mm of space between the desk and the wall for the air that comes from the out-take fans go away.


Well lets move on to the photos!


When the plate arrived



https://i.imgur.com/Ymw3tK2.jpg


Cutting holes for cable routing in the "fake bottom" plate

https://i.imgur.com/ZS85CKA.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/bkn0MDG.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/speS9oB.jpg


Motherboard standoffs holes done.

https://i.imgur.com/FHogboN.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/jgmc2F9.jpg


Fans Holes

https://i.imgur.com/PfvU32G.jpg


First Idea with the fans then I decided to go for 2 in each side and 2 in the middle

https://i.imgur.com/cuRrD4i.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/MNOmjch.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/8QLzsMs.jpg


Power Supply back hole

https://i.imgur.com/DIN1r2M.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/aDAuAa8.jpg


Motherboard shield hole

https://i.imgur.com/g53Zbta.jpg


GPU hole, with the 1080 ti testing is future home ahaha

https://i.imgur.com/wuCqPcw.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/UDyYRzV.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/tszkgD0.jpg


Current state photos, here you can see the wooden bars in the back giving me the extra 5cm for cables and air flow

https://i.imgur.com/gvwK1qc.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/sn73Y33.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/fiF7Bul.jpg


And last the guy trying to make a pc desk xD





https://i.imgur.com/g9MXfCo.jpg


Video I did about the project

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rv03O2385gw



Well I hope everyone like it!

Best Regards Tankian!

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