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Mac Pro (2013) Mod

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Jan 24, 2019
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I first discovered this mod inside this forum and quickly decided I needed in in my life.

I'm going with the good ol' trash can mod and have purchased a lot of the parts for the case itself, including the trash can.

I'll update this thread as I get started with my mod.

First off, I have a question for you mod gurus.

I want to include a single fan radiator for my CPU. I'm hoping I can fit a Corsair H60 cooler as a top exaust, but I'm not an expert on thermals. I was thinking of having one fan at the bottom for intake and then set the radiator fan for exaust. Would this be enough to cool the CPU or would it generate too much heat inside the case? I won't be putting a GPU in there to begin with, but might extend with a GT 1030 fanless GPU some time in the future. What do you think? Could it work?
 
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Motherboard
Xiaomi NB Air 12.5
CPU
m3 7y30
Graphics
HD 615
Corsair will not fit in the Lunar trash can. Tried that already myself.
 
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Motherboard
Xiaomi NB Air 12.5
CPU
m3 7y30
Graphics
HD 615
They all have similar sizes / square. Hence do not fit into the cylinder shape. Also I read somewhere it has almost none value over a traditional fan solution. I would suggest to use a low profile 1151 fan, which drafts the air upwards.

You are going to 3d print the internal parts or how will your build look like?
 
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I think it will be a mix of some 3d prints and some really poor craftsmanship.

I’ve attached the initial 3D render of the inside. Everything red should be printed.

Also attached is the trashcan with the top cut off. The hole is not perfectly round yet. First time using a dremmel and had to do a lot of sanding just to get to this point.

Going to try installing macOS on my hardware today.
 

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