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    Bloody Hell!

    When was the last time any of you guys picked your PC up?
    I think I've just poo'ed picking mine up, didnt realise it was so bloody heavy..

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    Floppy Drive

    Certainly not light by any stretch of the imagination...

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    Re: Bloody Hell!

    ever tried lifting a 36'' RCT tv!

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    Re: Bloody Hell!

    Well your case is huge and made of steel lol

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    Re: Bloody Hell!

    thanks too my lain li my system isn't as heavy
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    Re: Bloody Hell!

    Both my rigs are quite heavy but as well as having heavy cases, I also have a lot of HDDs in both.....

    Once the watercooling kit arrives this week though, my main rig is going to put on weight faster then pavaroti in a pasta bar.
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    Re: Bloody Hell!

    Mine's heavy too.

    Using a casetek 1018 chassis which weighs 15.89 kg on it's own.

    Now add to that PSU, HDD's galore and you've got the general jist of it

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    Re: Bloody Hell!

    nh if you want awkward and heavy checkout mine; tipping the scales at a mere 31 kilos

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    Re: Bloody Hell!

    my old tower was ferociously heavy...it's why I forced myself SFF....just so I CANT make it heavy!

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    Re: Bloody Hell!

    That's what I thought Zak, then I put the lump of copper that was my Leadtek 6800GT into it...

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    Re: Bloody Hell!

    Sooo... When's the CRT - > TFT conversion equivalent for cases?

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    Re: Bloody Hell!

    Mine isn't light but I don't have a bloody great cast iron case, so it's mostly the PSU (solid great thing.. Antec SmartPower 500w) and the two HDDs I guess. I don't care how heavy it is, I don't move it often, and besides it's a sign of quality
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    Re: Bloody Hell!

    i'm putting off moving my HTPC, its pretty heavy. The case is 17KG by itself

    It only has one HD and a DVD-R internally, but there are 4 drives in aluminium cooler/silencer cases.

    I'd hate to think how much it all weighs.

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    Re: Bloody Hell!

    Quote Originally Posted by Howard View Post
    I don't care how heavy it is, I don't move it often, and besides it's a sign of quality
    Hmm - must buy some lead weights to put in the bottom of my system - an easy way to improve the quality!
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    Re: Bloody Hell!

    They actually used to do that to appliances and other electronics.

    The old Spectrums had a steel panel in the bottom, this was to make them feel more expensive and not like toys.

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    Re: Bloody Hell!

    [GSV]Trig - have you tried taking some RAM out or the floppy drive to see if that makes a difference

    Even my Eclipse (Aluminium) is a bit on the heavy with minimal components inside. The P180 (obviously) is heavier.

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    Re: Bloody Hell!

    Some CPU heatsink+fan units are nearly a kilo.

    If you want a lightweight PC, switch to a shuttle.

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