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  1. chunyan0001

    MAC PRO Case mod project with EATX motherboard

    For power supply installation to fit case inner space. All the cable needs modify the length. Cut wires. Wiring. Add insulation tube. Finished main power cable. Spent two hours only for making one ATX power cable. Since it will take two or three day to modify power supply.
  2. chunyan0001

    MAC PRO Case mod project with EATX motherboard

    For Galaxy 1000W power supply installation but keep original side cover. I cut out the power supply front case like this. Empty case with side cover. Also keep original AC power connector. Outside view Inner view Less 30mm gap after install CD-ROM and power supply.
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    MAC PRO Case mod project with EATX motherboard

    >>Hi digiboy Thanks for your interest Update project state. Original MAC PRO case can not install ATX or EATX MB because the SATA cable interference with it. For this issue. I got some SATA connector free sample from Molex sales yesterday. (The part number is: CD011170A but phase out now) Use this connector. The case can be install ATX/EATX MB without interference with SATA cable. The gap between MB and case only 1.5mm each side. For install Galaxy 1000W power supply I cut out the CD-ROM chassis and remove fan partition. And here is MB chassis concept. All the standoffs will remove for new MB chassis. The chassis will make by aluminum and CNC cutting. So now I need to check case inner dimension for new chassis kit.
  4. TYAN S5382 The most powerful motherboard with Intel 5000P chipset and the same platform with MAC PRO. http://www.tyan.com/product_board_detail.aspx?pid=439 Maybe you will feel I'm a fool that use the same platform but needs so much refit the parts. Because my S5382 motherboard is the engineering sample from TYAN. It's a very good design in server platform. After look at the spec and design of motherboard. I decide use the MAC PRO case to do this project because the structure almost the same with MAC PRO mother board. But TYAN S5382 can support 64GB ram with 16 DIMM slot higher than MAC PRO original memory card. And I want to use 8 hard drive to build a RAID-6 system with Dell PERC 6-i RAID card. Yes~ It's also engineering sample from Dell. Here is my system quick view. All the power / signal cable will re design to fit my motherboard and power supply. Maybe I will take two or three weeks to do this project. Photo as below. Case inside The components block quick view Use three 12cm fan for CPU/chipset/memory/harddrive cooling I will not cut out all back panel to fit my motherboard I/O. Another way I'll make some cable to link between back panel and motherboard. If this project can be success. That I will have a more powerful inside than MAC PRO but keep beautiful outside.
  5. chunyan0001

    i'm seraching a mac pro case!

    You can find here. http://shop.ebay.com/?_from=R40&_trksi...-All-Categories I has buy one just few hours ago.