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post #1 of 25
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I happen to finally have enough money for my new rig! YES... only, It just so happens that i desperately want a CaseLabs M8 to run it in. That I do not have the money for. So, while i save up...

How is a caseless computer going to run?
Is there anything i should keep in mind?
Could i put it in a makeshift wood box or cardboard box?

I am just one of those paranoid people convinced that everything that can go wrong will go wrong.

Any suggestions?
post #2 of 25
Get a torture rack. Otherwise, running caseless is not recommended. As it will be tacky and much harder to cool. Just save up man.
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You could run caseless.. Its fine.
    
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post #4 of 25
Case less = awesome

I did that for my first rig (very ghetto) before I got a case, just use a motherboard box or something.
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post #5 of 25
I did it for sometime and it's fine, plant the motherboard on some nice cardboard and make sure no one knocks it over.
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post #6 of 25
Or, you can gut an old case for the mobo tray and just use that. nothing wrong with running caseless. I actually haven't had a case for almost 6 months now.
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post #7 of 25
Watch out for your video cards, if someone knocks it then your cards/MB could break,
    
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post #8 of 25
I would not recommend being caseless. You spend money on your rig, you would want it to have some sort of protection. Better safe than sorry.
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post #9 of 25
I find caseless cooler. I run it like that every day. (i have a bench, but all it really does it keep stuff from moving arround.)

Just make sure that animals and stuff dont touch it.
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post #10 of 25
I thought about going caseless, but cooling will be an issue, so i abandoned it. also you will have to watch out for more dust problems.
   
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