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So I decided to move my computer into the basement, whilst keeping my setup upstairs. I will be installing a mini rack shortly, and that is what this will sit in along with the entertainment system. The rack will be directly below me So I ordered 25' cables to run through the wall/floor.

My previous setup was running too hot, and to get the overclock that I wanted, I needed to change something.




So here is the new case. It keeps everything very cooooooool. I'll have you know before you comment on the wiring that I had not spent any time trying to manage it like the previous setup, and I most likely wont.







Sorry for blurry/dark pictures. The new case is a surprisingly not all that loud even with 9 fans in total(including PSU). Anyways this may be a solution for many people running several folding computers, but still nothing new I'm sure.


Case link: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811147155
Edited by deletethegame - 10/19/11 at 5:24pm
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post #2 of 25
Looks nice to me! What are your temps?
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That looks awesome in my opinion.

Server enclosures look more understated and thus cooler (both figuritively and literally).

Might pick one of these up if I can find them in the UK.
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Hopeflly you got a few long USB cables and a usb hub too! Never know when you might want to plug in a jump drive or a external cdrom.
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AFAIK USB signals degrade after 5 meters. Not sure how long that is in feet.
Otherwise, that's a pretty cool setup. You have a terminal in your house now
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That's how it supposed to look.
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Originally Posted by biltong View Post
AFAIK USB signals degrade after 5 meters. Not sure how long that is in feet.
Otherwise, that's a pretty cool setup. You have a terminal in your house now
16 feet or so.
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Originally Posted by biltong View Post
AFAIK USB signals degrade after 5 meters. Not sure how long that is in feet.
Otherwise, that's a pretty cool setup. You have a terminal in your house now
I don't think I will be using enough bandwidth to notice any change.

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Originally Posted by Deeeebs View Post
Hopeflly you got a few long USB cables and a usb hub too! Never know when you might want to plug in a jump drive or a external cdrom.
I purchased 2 cables, 25' DVI-D and 25' USB.

I also ordered a 10port USB Powered Hub, and a USB Sound card

Hub:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817397019
Sound:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829128010
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now just wire a remote reset button and power button and you are all set!
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Looks nice to me! What are your temps?
Idle GPU 33c CPU 41c (4.4GHz)

100% GPU 55c CPU 68c

Ambient is 22c
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