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I saw this somewhere and for the life of me can't find it anywhere. I could have sworn I saw it somewhere here in these forums linked to a case thread. I've tried Googling and searching threads, got nadda. I guess in effort to promote Republic of Gamers one of their employees made an ROG themed open case and was showing it off at one of their events. Cute asian girls showing it off... Ringing any bells?
post #2 of 11
What....?

Anyway you don't want an open air PC.

You want the quietness, the directional airflow and less dust that a closed system can provide.

Among other things.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Eerazer;15358502 
What....?

Anyway you don't want an open air PC.

You want the quietness, the directional airflow and less dust that a closed system can provide.

Among other things.

I like how you know what he wants. There are tons of people on here who run open computers (myself included) that love them. Tech benches are a powerful thing - do you think the record setting benchmarkers used closed cases (the answer is "no"). Also, lowest temps usually come from either open cases, or gigantic ones due to having a sufficient air supply. Also, without having the case, you don't need intake/exhaust fans, just the ones to cool components directly.

@OP: Do you have any details on when it was shown? The hardware on it? The more details you can give, the better.
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Closed up cases may be quieter but I guarantee you that if you're running a multi-gpu setup on air then you're going to see much better temps on a test bench. Allowing the hot air to flow up into nothing instead of flowing into the above graphics card is amazingly helpful. No way I would have been able to fit 4x 5870s into a regular tower and run them at 100% all summer long OC'd to 950Mhz.

They not only had to go in a test bench, but they had to be put outside on the deck...in the shade. Lol.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by derickwm;15367993 
They not only had to go in a test bench, but they had to be put outside on the deck...in the shade. Lol.

I wish I could do that. I had 100+ degree temps for over 2 months this summer. I'm gearing up for the free cooling Winter brings... No need for a heater, I have my F@H rigs with the windows open.
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post #6 of 11
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It's not about what anyone wants or should want - I was having a discussion with my co-worker about the coolest cases we've seen and this one came to mind, just couldn't find it anywhere. Hence this thread. Dang peoplez.

"Eerazer" (...what?) - Asus made an open case prototype (not meant for production) to show off their ROG hardware and creativity. Can't find anything on it.

Make sense?
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Maybe check out the Asus Mars 2 release. I feel like that'd be release worthy of a legit test bench.
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post #8 of 11
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Yeah I saw that looking for the other one. Cool in it's own respect. Friggin massive card.
post #9 of 11
He meant "look for pictures of the rigs used at the launch of the product."

Like:
MARS2 launch comp: http://www.engadget.com/photos/asus-mars-ii-eyes-on-at-computex-2011/#4180980
MARS launch comp: http://techreport.com/gallery/index.x?id=17016&image=36561
ARES Launch comp: [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVzSRNiLVPI[/ame]

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^Yes you're doing it right smile.gif
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