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by bishopcomputerdesign
Wed Jun 18, 2014 7:54 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Air Cooled OC Pi
Replies: 34
Views: 7877

Re: Air Cooled OC Pi

So ive started playing with CAD. this is my twist on adafruit's publicly available Pi 2D case design. its similar to what i have made from the case i bought on eBay. I have NOT cut this out yet nor am i planning to at this point. but in the spirit of community i'm give it to everyone. hopefully it w...
by bishopcomputerdesign
Sun May 11, 2014 7:56 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Air Cooled OC Pi
Replies: 34
Views: 7877

Re: Air Cooled OC Pi

thanks a ton!
by bishopcomputerdesign
Sun May 11, 2014 6:45 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Air Cooled OC Pi
Replies: 34
Views: 7877

Re: Air Cooled OC Pi

Current settings all of which are well above default ***************** arm_freq=1000 # for more options see http://elinux.org/RPi_config.txt gpu_mem=128 core_freq=500 sdram_freq=600 over_voltage=6 *************** i think the point is proven at this stage. the cooling option i have (however loud) is ...
by bishopcomputerdesign
Sun May 11, 2014 6:29 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Air Cooled OC Pi
Replies: 34
Views: 7877

Re: Air Cooled OC Pi

thanks. perhaps i'll crank up the GPU settings and see what happens.
any suggestions? in the .config ?
by bishopcomputerdesign
Sun May 11, 2014 6:24 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Air Cooled OC Pi
Replies: 34
Views: 7877

Re: Air Cooled OC Pi

RPi settings to turbo using Raspi-config
fan speed max at 5v
run time 12mins
peak temp 44.4C

fan size 40mm


id say its doing a pretty good job :) :D
by bishopcomputerdesign
Sun May 11, 2014 6:06 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Air Cooled OC Pi
Replies: 34
Views: 7877

Re: Air Cooled OC Pi

finally got it working. I started it several mins ago it has finished running through one loop runing stable at 36.9C my ambient room thermometer died so i'm having it estimate around 20-24C this temp is with NO over clocking its all stock settings. going to run raspiconfig and turbo it then run the...
by bishopcomputerdesign
Sun May 11, 2014 4:18 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Air Cooled OC Pi
Replies: 34
Views: 7877

Re: Air Cooled OC Pi

so i'm using putty for the terminal. and per your advice i'm starting over with a nice clean install no monkey buisness. i'll be configuring it per the instructions above then loading dark places and thats it. not sure about the static ip as its leased for quite some time and its also the only devic...
by bishopcomputerdesign
Sun May 11, 2014 1:31 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Air Cooled OC Pi
Replies: 34
Views: 7877

Re: Air Cooled OC Pi

I checked the ip before running dark places so I know the assigned ip. Still no luck after enabling ssh in the config.
by bishopcomputerdesign
Sat May 10, 2014 9:09 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Air Cooled OC Pi
Replies: 34
Views: 7877

Re: Air Cooled OC Pi

Thanks for the help mate. Talk to you tomorrow. Hopefully I can make some progress by then.
by bishopcomputerdesign
Sat May 10, 2014 9:00 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Air Cooled OC Pi
Replies: 34
Views: 7877

Re: Air Cooled OC Pi

That's what I'm doing too but can't get an ssh connection to work. I'll take another look in rasp _ config when I get home unless you know where the ssh options are
by bishopcomputerdesign
Sat May 10, 2014 8:46 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Air Cooled OC Pi
Replies: 34
Views: 7877

Re: Air Cooled OC Pi

Might need your help with that. It works after I get logged in but it may not be running as an embedded service. If there is such a thing.
by bishopcomputerdesign
Sat May 10, 2014 7:44 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Air Cooled OC Pi
Replies: 34
Views: 7877

Re: Air Cooled OC Pi

odd. i connected the PI to the network and all that works untill i run DarkPlaces. no idea what the hold up is.
i'm a novice at this so thats not helping for sure. sorry. trying to get valid data.
by bishopcomputerdesign
Sat May 10, 2014 7:29 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Air Cooled OC Pi
Replies: 34
Views: 7877

Re: Air Cooled OC Pi

another thought. i'm not using the eithernet port using a wifi usb adapter. might be my issue. i'll try and hook it up to a network and try again.
by bishopcomputerdesign
Sat May 10, 2014 7:26 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Air Cooled OC Pi
Replies: 34
Views: 7877

Re: Air Cooled OC Pi

well i did the memory change and the stopping X but i can't seem to use SSH to remote into the dumb thing once darkplaces is running. Hmmm

any thoughts?
by bishopcomputerdesign
Sat May 10, 2014 6:38 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Air Cooled OC Pi
Replies: 34
Views: 7877

Re: Air Cooled OC Pi

well i can't seem to get darkplaces and the other monitoring items to run at the same time. so i scrapped dark places for the moment and i'm running the phoronix test suite. or some of it anyway. having major issues with software installing and running. not sure if its unstable or i'm just a noob. a...
by bishopcomputerdesign
Sat May 10, 2014 5:31 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Air Cooled OC Pi
Replies: 34
Views: 7877

Re: Air Cooled OC Pi

installing the monitoring software now (RPi-Monitor) and will post real time updates shortly. as for the case i'm using. i'm currently working with the maker to incorporate a 40mm fan hole in the design. this way we can make it available ready to go for a 40mm fan :) hopefully i'll be able to provid...
by bishopcomputerdesign
Sat May 10, 2014 5:22 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Air Cooled OC Pi
Replies: 34
Views: 7877

Re: Air Cooled OC Pi

had to run it from a ssh tunnel on my laptop. odd. guess its because X Windows was running and they were fighting for the control or something who knows. anyway its running. i have not way of stopping it at the moment as my keyboard input and the SSH tunnel aren't responding. but its running smooth ...
by bishopcomputerdesign
Sat May 10, 2014 5:04 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Air Cooled OC Pi
Replies: 34
Views: 7877

Re: Air Cooled OC Pi

thanks for your comments everyone as for dark places i followed the instructions and got it installed however the GLX driver extensions are being abit of a pill. getting the error Couldn't find matching GLX visual. video modes failed. any help would be great and i'll start benchmarking aginst darkpl...
by bishopcomputerdesign
Sat May 10, 2014 1:56 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Air Cooled OC Pi
Replies: 34
Views: 7877

Re: Air Cooled OC Pi

just did another benchmark. OC at 1GHZ OV at setting 6 testing prime numbers to load the CPU for over 6 full mins temp never reached higher than 41.7C with fan speed at half speed (3v headers) 100% CPU load over 6mins max temp rock solid 37.9C ambient room temp about 23-5C not to shabby if i do say ...
by bishopcomputerdesign
Fri May 09, 2014 7:22 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Pi-Portable & or Monitor.
Replies: 72
Views: 52764

Re: Pi-Portable & or Monitor.

very cool
how are the temp's? is it OC'd ?
by bishopcomputerdesign
Fri May 09, 2014 5:30 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Air Cooled OC Pi
Replies: 34
Views: 7877

Air Cooled OC Pi

So i bought a Pi B just to tinker with. originally i wanted to water cool it and i still may but as for now i just wanted to create a case with air cooling that would allow me to OC my Pi and run it stable under high loads. the result is an air cooled case with 40mm 5v fan. currently its running at ...

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