First post, by oeuvre
Lenovo/IBM ThinkCentre A60 8991-DGU case
Corsair CX750M 750W semi-modular power supply
ASRock B450M PRO4 mATX AM4 motherboard
AMD Ryzen 7 2700 3.2GHz 8 core processor
MSI AMD Radeon RX580 8GB Armor PCIe video card
Scythe Kabuto 3 cooler
2x Arctic F9 PWM 92mm fans
Samsung 970 EVO 500GB NVMe SSD
TSST DVD+-RW TS-H653A SATA DVD burner
Seagate ST2000DM001 7200RPM 2TB SATA hard drive
Front/rear USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports
Chose this case cause I’ve always loved IBM’s and Lenovo’s business class computers like their ThinkPad, ThinkCentre, and NetVista lines. This one also was in remarkably good shape.
Tossed in a USB 3.0 front panel module in there. The USB 2.0 ports also work.
Closeup of the original sticker... It housed an AMD Athlon X2 4400+ with 1GB RAM.
The rear, ports galore! Serial port works thanks to COM1 header on motherboard.
Side of the case
Authentic Windows Vista product key + label.
Side panel is secured with 2 thumbscrews and easily slides out by pressing the tab on the middle right then gently sliding out the panel.
All the parts! A tad messy in there. Got a nice black theme going on as well. No lights or RGB or any of that sort here.
Closer view of the top half of the case
Lower section... you can spot the 970 EVO right below the cooler.
MSI Armor RX580 8GB
Seagate 2TB hard drive
First run of CrystalDiskMark on the 970 EVO
The front panel headers for the USB and audio needed some work. The USB one was easy, Lenovo just had 2 extra ground wires. Removed them and it works fine.
The audio one required some work. Got a 40 pack of Arduino male to female pins like this for less than $3 shipped on eBay.
First thing was to extend the pins individually, all color-coordinated. Taped it together to be a bit more secure.
Here it is plugged in correctly thanks to...
This diagram found on a Lenovo forum
A slew of wallpapers
Tiled blue IBM
Tiled RGB IBM
A ThinkCentre icon
Here it is running.
HP Z420 Workstation Intel Xeon E5-1620, 32GB, RADEON HD7850 2GB, SSD + HD, XP/7