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Hello, I was just thinking about it, and are there any risks involved in wall mounting a computer?

The main things I can think of

1. Dust, but cleaning wouldnt be that bad.

2. something hitting it, but it could be put in a pretty isolated area.

3. static discharge, It would still be grounded via motherboard tray so IDK about this one.


Are there any issues I'm overlooking with wall mounting a computer, I'm just curious about it is all. I've seen it done a few times and I always wondered.
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Eh. No issues really... it's been done before

Are you mounting the individual parts to the wall, or just bolding an entire chassis to the wall?
Anyways, as long as all your parts are properly grounded then it's fine
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You'll want to make sure you have everything in its right position (fans especially. A friend and I are actually starting to build a rig that we plan to hang on a wall...we'll be putting the parts on plexi-glass!
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No case. Each part will be individually mounted with aluminum
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