Laptop FAIL (Banana in the exaust fan)

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Nerd project (Update) : Small form factor Dell Optiplex 780 running full sized PCI/e video card

I went ahead a threw a video together for those who might be interested. Enjoy!

Nerd project alert : Small form factor Dell Optiplex 780 running full sized gaming video card (Very bored tonight)

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This Picture shows the 300W external power supply pulled from an old emachine PC, and the old PCI/e ATI 4800 series gaming card squeezed in. (I had to break part of the fan tabs off to get the card to fit)

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This is just a shot showing that we have video.

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I had to use the paperclip trick (see last post for a howto on this)  to get this power supply to turn on independently. The bad thing about it is that it doesn’t have a power switch, so when you plug it in it powers right up. 🙂

Dropped Laptop

Dropped Laptop

They just said it was freezing up all the time… Never said anything about it being dropped!