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    Guess what is this thing?



    Just made up this "thing" for a few hours.

    Should be a pretty easy guess
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    a box post by someone with a working computer inside...haha
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    You finally got air conditioning installed in your house, eh? Makes a world of difference
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    Quote Originally Posted by taqie
    a box post by someone with a working computer inside...haha


    Now guess what motherboard and GPU is it
    Workstation 1: Intel i7 950 @ 3.8Ghz / X58 / 12GB DDR3-1600 / HD4870 512MB / Antec P180
    Workstation 2: Intel C2Q Q9550 @ 3.6Ghz / X38 / 4GB DDR2-800 / 8400GS 512MB / Open Air
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    Id guess something like an A7V8x and a Ti4200, but Id probably be way out...

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    FX5200?
    I built one inside a motherboard box once, external PSU but everything else was inside.
    It was a 500Mhz AMD K6 which I overclocked to 650Mhz. It smelt like an arson attack on Maplins. (And died after about 30 seconds)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jonny
    It smelt like an arson attack on Maplins. (And died after about 30 seconds)
    Piece of ****?
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    That's one swish case for taking to LAN events.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alex
    Id guess something like an A7V8x and a Ti4200, but Id probably be way out...



    Now guess
    Saved me 30 quids for buying a new (potentially crap) case.
    Thats a damn nice case
    I ran that for 2 hours full load and the temperature is well below 50'C.
    Since the "case" is completely sealed with only the 3 fans, its physically a wind tunnel.
    The left fan push air down to cool the sandwitch and get away from under the DVDROM. The right fan push air down to cool the ram modules. Due to higher internal air pressure, the air is forced to move from around the ram slots straight to the "flower", then being push+pull into the PSU and straight out.

    The system is amazingly slient though. And the cardbox absorb almost all the vibration. And the parts inside is save even if I drop it

    I used cable ties in place of screws in most place (the whole motherboard was cable-tied). The "case" is also much lighter than normal steel/aluminium cases

    Only need about 100 cable ties, a box, a cutter, a few screws and of course the hardware
    Workstation 1: Intel i7 950 @ 3.8Ghz / X58 / 12GB DDR3-1600 / HD4870 512MB / Antec P180
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    Quote Originally Posted by PrivatePyle
    Thats one ghetto system, wouldnt look out of place in NO.
    Probably too soon...

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    some people watch too much art attack......

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    is it safe thou

    couldnt it get to hot and then it could set the cardbord a light

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    Quote Originally Posted by lodore
    is it safe thou

    couldnt it get to hot and then it could set the cardbord a light
    Doubt its anywhere near dangerous. At least the CPU is 34'C idle
    I personally never have any computer got on fire ever in my life, and I don't use really crap PSUs.

    Think it would be as safe as in a metal case
    Workstation 1: Intel i7 950 @ 3.8Ghz / X58 / 12GB DDR3-1600 / HD4870 512MB / Antec P180
    Workstation 2: Intel C2Q Q9550 @ 3.6Ghz / X38 / 4GB DDR2-800 / 8400GS 512MB / Open Air
    Workstation 3: Intel Xeon X3350 @ 3.2Ghz / P35 / 4GB DDR2-800 / HD4770 512MB / Shuttle SP35P2
    HTPC: AMD Athlon X4 620 @ 2.6Ghz / 780G / 4GB DDR2-1000 / Antec Mini P180 White
    Mobile Workstation: Intel C2D T8300 @ 2.4Ghz / GM965 / 3GB DDR2-667 / DELL Inspiron 1525 / 6+6+9 Cell Battery

    Display (Monitor): DELL Ultrasharp 2709W + DELL Ultrasharp 2001FP
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    Speakers: Creative Megaworks THX550 5.1
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    Get more interferance and more likely for static to short stuff in a non-metallic case though.

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    u got any mods planned for it? water cooling?
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    Looks like a fire hazard to me - but hey nice going - I suppose its recyclable


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