Google Has Chrome OS in the Works

"Google is all set to challenge Microsoft in the OS domain; the web giant today released details of its planned Chrome operating system."

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Google Has Chrome OS in the Works
 
Google is all set to challenge Microsoft in the OS domain; the web giant today released details of its planned Chrome operating system. The announcement comes just nine months after the launch of its Chrome browser and puts to rest long standing rumours about the OS.
 
The announcement of the upcoming OS came through the official Google blog. According to the blog, the new OS is designed for netbooks and will be ready to ship out to manufacturers by the end of next year. The fully open-source operating system is being developed to offer a lightweight platform that can run on just about any system.
 
Once launched, Chrome OS is expected to give Microsoft Windows a run for its money. At the same time, Google has taken care to differentiate the new OS from its Android operating system. While Android is designed specifically for mobile devices, Chrome OS will be compatible with any system and is aimed at providing users easy and quick access to the internet.
 
Describing the new OS on the official blog, the Google team has written, “Speed, simplicity and security are the key aspects of Google Chrome OS. We’re designing the OS to be fast and lightweight, to start up and get you onto the web in a few seconds.”
 
“The user interface is minimal to stay out of your way, and most of the user experience takes place on the web. And as we did for the Google Chrome browser, we are going back to the basics and completely redesigning the underlying security architecture of the OS so that users don’t have to deal with viruses, malware and security updates. It should just work,” it adds.
 
Carrying the details further, the blog states, “Google Chrome OS will run on both x86 as well as ARM chips and we are working with multiple OEMs to bring a number of netbooks to market next year. The software architecture is simple – Google Chrome running within a new windowing system on top of a Linux kernel. For application developers, the web is the platform. All web-based applications will automatically work and new applications can be written using your favourite web technologies.”
 
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01-07-2009, 09:57:58

AdamLeyshon

01-07-2009, 11:35:11

tinytomlogan
I think the tubing is abit ott tbh, you really should keep the loops short and tight, as the pump has to work its nutz off pumping all that hose. Id have put the pump in the 5.25 bays I think.

Get a grill on that rad to cover up the cuts, and rework the loop, will make a massive difference.

01-07-2009, 12:51:15

Lynx
I think it looks really nice, simple and efective welldone

01-07-2009, 15:19:16

noobieocer
any reason you mounted the res outside and not inside?

01-07-2009, 16:07:12

zak4994

any reason you mounted the res outside and not inside?



Makes the inside look neater tbh.

01-07-2009, 16:46:56

Thanh55
Look quite nice but imo you should keep that res inside the case and move the pump just infront of those HDD cage so its mean water less travel=more cooling effective. Nice looking case thouggh.

01-07-2009, 18:37:25

AdamLeyshon
Hi guys, i'll try and answer your Q's.

The rad will get a custom made grill as soon as I have some free time, the cut was very quickly done and all I had was a Jigsaw and was very difficult to do.

The reservoir is on the outside due to space restrictions in side the case, putting it in the case would have made it very difficult to place other items, especially when I put 2x GeForce 295 in there.

Atm the reservoir is not in its final place as you can tell by the second holder towards the rear, once I have some more tubing, it will be cut properly and all the tubes will be resized accordingly.

I have positioned the pump in such a place it will gravity fed by the reservoir which will give a huge boost to pump performance.

Thanks for your kind comments.

01-07-2009, 19:12:53

tinytomlogan


I have positioned the pump in such a place it will gravity fed by the reservoir which will give a huge boost to pump performance.



It helps but not that much mate, anywhere under it is gravity fed, the actual distance makes no difference as its a sealed loop.

Jig saw isnt that bad ;) you just need to drill loads of holes and cut short lengths. Thats how to do the side of the fans you missed, remember to file it all after aswell.

01-07-2009, 19:18:38

AdamLeyshon
Of course mate, the case is only half done, lots of things need tidying.

File down the edges, rubber grommets for the pipe holes, more tubing needed, reposition the res and make a fan grill.

Lots to do :D

04-07-2009, 18:25:08

Thanh55
Oh, so that was make sense then, your project just stared :D, good luck mate and can't wait for more updates then.
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