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I use a slide-out keyboard mount from and old computer desk to keep my PC off the carpet.
What's going on.
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post #32 of 62

I used to have carpet...then I had rugrats.

I used a piece of plywood and some rolling casters from HomeDepot.

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post #33 of 62
concrete floors, but i just built a small computer stand from one of the legs of my old desk and an unused shelf
it worked so i couldn't complain but it looked like ass, got rid of the thing about 6 months ago
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post #34 of 62
What's wrong with carpets?
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post #35 of 62
I have have a small round table sitting next to my computer desk, the table is not quite as tall as my desk and about 2ft in dia. It bothers me to have my computer on the floor, and desk is cramped with speakers, 2 moniters, mouse and other stuff. table was cheap! 5 bucks at a local thrift store! I'm going to sand it down and paint it at some point(black!), also gives me a spot to put extern HDD's and stuff thats not cluttering up my desk more!
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post #36 of 62
im usin a small tv stand
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post #37 of 62
Gather 100+rats on the floor, then teach them how to blow upward without stopping, then carefully place your tower on top of them. Voila instant hover tower.

Jk, but I screwed 2 10" white shelf brackets on the side of my table and placed my Antec 300 tower on it. But IMO it doesn't really help reduce dust intake, maybe a little bit hardly noticeable.

Perhaps have it dangling using a steel cable that is bolted on the ceiling.
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post #38 of 62
I had the same problem for a while as I live in a small student house and I have no room for a desk but I did manage to modify some castors to fit onto my cm storm scout case and it successfully raise it a good 2 inches off the ground



this is the reason why I needed the castors



and my future plans to keep the missus happy early build of my motorised coffee table so I can hide the screen when my computer is not in use.

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post #39 of 62
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Originally Posted by Zackcy View Post
What's wrong with carpets?
Nothing is wrong with them, it's just if you put your computer on a carpet and you have your PSU exhausting from the bottom of the case, then that's not good.
post #40 of 62
I used to have this metal paper organizer under my computer that elevated it and ventilated it pretty well. I actually had the computer oriented horizontally to display the hardware through the side window.
    
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