Introduction: RotoGPU

Necklace made of:
- nVidia GPU
- rotor

Step 1: Shaping and Drawing Guiding Lines

Shaping the GPU leaving a native board hole for the neck chain.
drawing the guiding lines for cutting the interior.

Step 2: Interior Cutting

Drilled the corners by a diamond bit and cut the interior from hole to hole.

Step 3: Preparing for Rotor Mounting

Drilled holes and milled the channel for the rotor ax by diamond bit, under water for cooling the bit.

Step 4: Mounting the Rotor

Keeping the rotor ax in place by two copper wires.
The rotor can be rotated.

Step 5: Fully Assembled

Put the neck chain and a coating varnish on the back side of the GPU.



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    11 Discussions

    I wish we could find a better way to recycle old technology. Probably tons of probably working chips still out there. -- Anyway, very cool pendant necklace. You should see if you can find a way to make a stand for it with a circuit that will spin the rotor.while it's on the stand.

    using a smaller rotor and parts from the electric motor casing, on the back half of the pendant , plus a couple of button cells as well, you can make it spin.

    with a back stainless plate, from an old timex or a size compatible wrist watch, protecting the moving parts, batt. and most important, YOUR SKIN.

    thats awesome... sigh... that was my first GPU too... so many memories

    Thanks Dan!
    These are for special people, so are priceless ;)

    lucky person.

    By chance, you didnt recently get hold of a broken computer and take it apart? lol, I've just looked at your other ible, and its amazing

    and yes, took apart more than one Pc.
    Everybody knows that I'm the one that collects electronic scrap :D


    i already did lot of steampunk wearables and non wearable, but I didn't took photos in the process of making them.. to make a guide here.. :(


    sorry for those 2 photos (plant and children), I selected by mistake.

    This is very cool.