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    News - CHIEFTEC unveils all-in-one do it yourself L-type chassis

    CHIEFTEC has taken the wraps off an L-shaped chassis that'll hold all your usual components, as well as a 19 - 24in monitor.
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    Re: News - CHIEFTEC unveils all-in-one do it yourself L-type chassis

    FAIL!

    Can achieve most of this for £0 by taking your existing tower and standing it behind your monitor?!

    Needs to be rotated so the cables come out of the bottom and there is a cable management area with feed through to the drives at the front...

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    Re: News - CHIEFTEC unveils all-in-one do it yourself L-type chassis

    Cant blame em for trying.

    All they need is some type of cover for the "left" to hide the cables, maybe a small channel in the bottom for running cables alone, so they come out the middle bottom ?

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    Re: News - CHIEFTEC unveils all-in-one do it yourself L-type chassis

    wouldn't say fail exactly, you can see it does save some sort of room, but really I'd just get a proper case and make the room for it.

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    Re: News - CHIEFTEC unveils all-in-one do it yourself L-type chassis

    Quote Originally Posted by kingpotnoodle View Post
    FAIL!
    I would go so far as to say EPIC FAIL!

    I don't think the designer will be firing his CV off to Apple any time soon! That's just shocking

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    Re: News - CHIEFTEC unveils all-in-one do it yourself L-type chassis

    I dont know, its not bad as your all saying. I like chieftec from my previous case, would survive so much and so i bet this would to. Design could be better but it does the job and atleast you can change the components unlike a imac or something.
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    Re: News - CHIEFTEC unveils all-in-one do it yourself L-type chassis

    Looks like something schools, universities and offices might be interested in as an alternative to Dell or RM all-in-ones. Not my kind of thing though.

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    Re: News - CHIEFTEC unveils all-in-one do it yourself L-type chassis

    Well bar cable management I think it's badass...

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    Re: News - CHIEFTEC unveils all-in-one do it yourself L-type chassis

    lol

    why not just stand your tower behind the monitor???
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    Re: News - CHIEFTEC unveils all-in-one do it yourself L-type chassis

    well its not going to win awards for aesthetics or innovation but its its set at a good price point, as champman says it might prove a good solution for offices, schools, librarys etc.

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    Re: News - CHIEFTEC unveils all-in-one do it yourself L-type chassis

    Quote Originally Posted by Jay View Post
    lol

    why not just stand your tower behind the monitor???
    Because I wouldn't have a power button beneath my display of course!

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    Re: News - CHIEFTEC unveils all-in-one do it yourself L-type chassis

    That is pretty fugly if you ask me

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    Re: News - CHIEFTEC unveils all-in-one do it yourself L-type chassis

    interesting idea. im sure it will sell well.
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    Re: News - CHIEFTEC unveils all-in-one do it yourself L-type chassis

    Well it ain't exactly pretty... I agree with Sim0n that it needs something to hide/manage the cables, but other than that it looks like a simple, reasonably priced attempt at a product that (as far as I know) no one else has tried to produce.

    Would probably be a nightmare to build a system in though, especially as you'd have to remove the screen every time you wanted to make any significant changes inside.

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    Re: News - CHIEFTEC unveils all-in-one do it yourself L-type chassis

    Poor, poor design.
    Chieftec (the Dragon) was my first chasis that i paid money for, and i'm generally a fan. But this... oh dear.

    Who knows, maybe it breaks new ground in thermal and noise management, but i doubt it...
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    Re: News - CHIEFTEC unveils all-in-one do it yourself L-type chassis

    Too bad this design was first developed by a Bulgarian pc modding fan who happens to be my father. The computer case presented by Chieftec is very similar to one he made for his friend. This design is about 3 years old and it has much flaws, like overheating for example. At this very moment my computer is placed in the most successful design. The guys from Chieftec have done the copying with a lot of mistakes. As proof I'll show you a photo.
    h**p://img139.imageshack.us/img139/1857/pic1317sb2.jpg
    h**p://img377.imageshack.us/img377/2029/pic1314sw7.jpg
    h**p://img376.imageshack.us/img376/750/pic1318zq8.jpg
    The time stamp of the photos is 01/01/2005 - actually the day it was finished.
    Last edited by Aleksus; 12-11-2008 at 09:11 PM.

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