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Ok guys, I have this stainless steel box that measures 24" wide x 24" deep x 36" tall external dimensions. It has a built-in A/C unit, foam insulation, and adjustable shelves.

Here are some pics,

Would this make a good pc case and about how many pc's could I fit in there?



















BTW..the damn thing weighs about 200 lbs!

I also have 3- 4.5" case fans that I'm not real sure I need.

I figured this would make a good project. It used to have circuit boards and such in it and was being used in a factory, so I'm pretty sure it will work for a regular pc case.
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post #2 of 7
Cool....
You can tell your friends it's a sepur computer.....
post #3 of 7
Would make a good PC case, just be sure not to get condensation

200lbs! Wheels sound like a must and the ring on top of the case may be needed lmao.
    
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I figured I could use it for all my folding rigs that I am going to build. I could probably fit 4-5 complete pc's inside. I'm gonna get some plexiglass to make the shelves. Gonna do most of the work before I wrestle the thing inside to my office.
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post #5 of 7
pop the front cover off and see what size compressor it has. and take a pic of it too.
    
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post #6 of 7
it all depends on how many psus and mobos you can fit in there.
have fun with that one. looks like a nice project.
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post #7 of 7
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Well..got to messing around with the A/C unit finally and it holds the inside ambient temps around 18c-25c. Its not as loud as I thought it would be either. I just got a frame made so i can put casters on it. Will make it a whole lot easier to move.

More updates to follow
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