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post #11 of 13
Well, you could always go with one of those acrylic cases. They aren't pretty themselves, but if you sleeved the wires, made the inside all pretty with some UV lighting or something, it could look real good.

I had another idea, but I doubt it would work. Ships use bars of metal (Zinc, I think?) to ward off rust. How it works is that all the rust happens to the bars they bolt to the hull, and not the hull itself. I doubt such a thing works in the air, but it's just something I remembered, and thought I would share in case it was useful.
post #12 of 13
Get a budget Lian Li case the next time.

They can be found around the $100 mark, and considering the amazing build quality, it's actually a pretty decent price.
   
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post #13 of 13
Corrosion can occur where dissimilar metals touch. It's the reason the fan grills and I/O ports are where you see the rust. Use plastic screws and make sure you're grounded properly in addition to your dehumidifier and you should see less rust. Places where there is that much humidity often build slab on grade with tile floors. If your house uses neither of those building techniques then there's even more reason to get it up off the floor.

EDIT: and I agree about using a plastic case. That's what I would do.
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