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WCG 2005: European Case Modding Show

Name: Robert Stoppels
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Country: The Netherlands
Age: 18
Occupation: Student, Artificial Intelligence

WCG 2005: European Case Modding Show AquaPC by Robert Stoppels

Project Name: AquaPC
Build time: 1+ year; over 1000 hours
Materials used: Glass, Wood (MDF) and lots of fish
Website: www.Aquarium-pc.tk


bit-tech: How long have you been involved in Modding? Have you made any cases before this one?
Robert: I started modding in 2003 and this is my second case

bit-tech: What inspired you to make this particular case?
Robert: I wanted to do something with glass, and gradually the idea took shape of making a PC in an aquarium.

bit-tech: Tell us more about this case: what makes it special? What are its unique features?
Robert: In the base are the PSU, a pump for the airbubbles, a lot of powerpoints, some LED fans and a self-made rheobus. In the transparent box in the water is the motherboard, hard drive, videocard and a network card. The water is 26 degrees and full of tropical fish; the CPU is running at 32 degrees and its a Celeron 430

WCG 2005: European Case Modding Show AquaPC by Robert Stoppels WCG 2005: European Case Modding Show AquaPC by Robert Stoppels


bit-tech: How did you get to Cebit 2005? How were you selected for this competition?
Robert: I got pre-selected for the Benelux on www.casejunkies.nl

bit-tech: What is your prediction for this competition? Name your Top 3
Robert:
<ol><li>Hypercube</li><li>AquaPC</li><li>Coldfusion</li></ol>bit-tech: What plans do you have for the future?
Robert: I will be making a new mod, but that is still in the pipeline.

bit-tech: And finally, what is your favourite Case Mod / Modder of all time?
Robert: I don’t have anything in mind at the moment

WCG 2005: European Case Modding Show AquaPC by Robert Stoppels WCG 2005: European Case Modding Show AquaPC by Robert Stoppels