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    mounting my server off the floor?

    i have a server built in the Lian Li PC-P80B Armorsuit Aluminium Super Tower Case quite heavy i want to mount it off the floor , what options have i got with racks etc would appriciate ideas please guys

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    Re: mounting my server off the floor?

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    i have a server built in the Lian Li PC-P80B Armorsuit Aluminium Super Tower Case quite heavy i want to mount it off the floor , what options have i got with racks etc would appriciate ideas please guys
    The Force ? I used ot have my case raise doff the ground and used some speaker stands at each end, you could try this provided youve got some hanging about.
    Kalniel: "Nice review Tarinder - would it be possible to get a picture of the case when the components are installed (with the side off obviously)?"
    CAT-THE-FIFTH: "The Antec 300 is a case which has an understated and clean appearance which many people like. Not everyone is into e-peen looking computers which look like a cross between the imagination of a hyperactive 10 year old and a Frog."
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    for all intents it seems to be the same card minus some gays name on it and a shielded cover ? with OEM added to it - GoNz0.

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    Re: mounting my server off the floor?

    Depends on how high you want to lift it. If you only want to raise it a couple of inches, then two strips of wood will do the trick. Otherwise speaker stands or similr (as above). You could look at shelving - but a cantilevered shelf will need very secure fixings to the wall - the fixings are likely to be the weakest point.
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    Re: mounting my server off the floor?

    stick it onto a stool?

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    Re: mounting my server off the floor?

    if nota shelf what can i get in the way of a soundproof mat

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    Re: mounting my server off the floor?

    Quote Originally Posted by jerichoy2j View Post
    if nota shelf what can i get in the way of a soundproof mat
    Something rubbery? Mayve just a collection of Erasers
    Kalniel: "Nice review Tarinder - would it be possible to get a picture of the case when the components are installed (with the side off obviously)?"
    CAT-THE-FIFTH: "The Antec 300 is a case which has an understated and clean appearance which many people like. Not everyone is into e-peen looking computers which look like a cross between the imagination of a hyperactive 10 year old and a Frog."
    TKPeters: "Off to AVForum better Deal - £20+Vat for Free Shipping @ Scan"
    for all intents it seems to be the same card minus some gays name on it and a shielded cover ? with OEM added to it - GoNz0.

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    Re: mounting my server off the floor?

    Quote Originally Posted by jerichoy2j View Post
    i have a server built in the Lian Li PC-P80B Armorsuit Aluminium Super Tower Case quite heavy i want to mount it off the floor , what options have i got with racks etc would appriciate ideas please guys
    Why do you want to raise it?

    How much by as well?

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    Re: mounting my server off the floor?

    I'd guess to stop vibrations travelling through the floor. You could try some soft rubber case feet from QuietPC but I'm not sure how well they work for heavier computers - they have different ones for different weights. http://www.quietpc.com/gb-en-gbp/pro...es/acoustifeet

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    Re: mounting my server off the floor?

    Quote Originally Posted by Funkstar View Post
    Why do you want to raise it?

    How much by as well?
    i can hear it downstairs vibrating

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    Re: mounting my server off the floor?

    I trust you have solid flooring where the case is?!
    Google "boogie bug aimb.pad xl"
    This is an extra large mouse mat. For around £12 this is probably the easiest and quickest option for you. You can trim the mat to fit under the case. In fact you could probably cut it in half and use two layers.
    Last edited by darkghost; 10-09-2009 at 12:25 AM. Reason: added quotes

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    Re: mounting my server off the floor?

    Here it is to buy but I don't think it would be that effective really. http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...odid=KB-000-BB

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    Re: mounting my server off the floor?

    I have a set of these, and I think they work well
    http://www.kustompcs.co.uk/acatalog/info_2474.html

    The certainly cut down on the vibration noise of my server on the hard wood floor of my study.

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    Re: mounting my server off the floor?

    Quote Originally Posted by jerichoy2j View Post
    i can hear it downstairs vibrating
    Buy some better fans/floor/ceiling?
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    Re: mounting my server off the floor?

    cheers guys

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    Re: mounting my server off the floor?

    Quote Originally Posted by Funkstar View Post
    I have a set of these, and I think they work well
    http://www.kustompcs.co.uk/acatalog/info_2474.html

    The certainly cut down on the vibration noise of my server on the hard wood floor of my study.
    Have to say that's even better than my suggestion - hat off to you sir!

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