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post #31 of 62
I have the Haf 932 which is just as big but I just pick it up with my hands. Might have to rethink that once I get a waterblock on my 580 as that might be a little too much stress on the MB when moving it around.
post #32 of 62
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Originally Posted by mnkeyprince View Post
lol its threads like these that make me wonder if i go wron in picking the Hafx


*short trips only*
If I'm bringing my tower only I just carry it under my arm, fairly light ~35lbs.
If I need everything I just put all I can fit in a backpack or large overnight bag and carry my monitor under my arm. [slim LED]

If you're worried about stressing your mobo and such you may just want to take out your video card and cpu heatsink.

If you're Mr. Butterfingers you may want to dismantle your rig and bubblewrap everything.
post #33 of 62

I got sick of taking mine to and from friends houses, so I just built a more portable case.

Not entirely practical for you to do, I used to just carry it to and from my car. I'd make several trips for the monitor and the bag of my cables and accessories. I always seat-belt my tower in the passenger side of my car and turn the air bag on lol.

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For transport:
Lay it on the side with the motherboard and heatsink facing upwards, fill in the extra space with t-shirts or other stuff if you are going for a long/bumpy ride with large, heavy and/or loose parts.
Static electricity = bad. I don't recommend stuffing your case with anything period. Just dismantle if your that worried. As for tower coolers. maybe look into a H80 or something, 0 weight on the mobo with decent cooling. My only concern with my case is my 580, everything else is solid.
post #35 of 62
Get a luggage bag and roll it
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post #36 of 62
I was fortunate enough to be able to build a 2nd rig with a handle, monitor mount, mouse and keyboard mounts. Before the build, i had my LAN build in a x-Clio windtunnel. I used one of those computer carrying straps. I think sunbeam was the brand. It held peripherals as well. The wagon idea on the first page is great. It's convenient, indestructable, and you you can get one at a yard sale for like $5
post #37 of 62

Lay the case down on the its backside when driving in the car. Everything will be sitting up on the mobo instead of horizontal and will negate most bounces, shocks, shakes.

If you have a large case you can use a suitcase dolly, use some bungy cords to strap the case on.


You don't need any fancy box or carrying case. Just need a backpack for your peripherals and carry your monitor under an arm.
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post #38 of 62
I just pick it up an carry it, then set it in the backseat, they ain't THAT fragile...
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post #40 of 62
You don't have to go crazy, dismounting your cooler's or components, TBH. I've moved my PC multiple times in the the box, but the only thing that would be a real great idea is to do it with the motherboard horizontal to the ground at all times.
 
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