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Has the release changed or is it still targeted for Friday? I have all my parts eagerly waiting and I've been without a computer for almost 3 weeks now tongue.gif *must stay strong*
    
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I think we're going to push it back by a week or so. The good/bad thing thing about planning my own build concurrent with the design of the case is that a lot of possible opportunities for refinements pop up and they're hard to resist redface.gif
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A quick search of Google Patents for Silverstone Technology Co. Ltd doesn't reveal any existing patents for the reversed case structure.

yeah , i think you cant patent that , they could patent a locking mechanism or something like that , but not a position on how to house stuff , its too broad
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yeah , i think you cant patent that , they could patent a locking mechanism or something like that , but not a position on how to house stuff , its too broad

The patent is in Taiwan, but that doesn't matter because the US respects foreign patents.
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I think we're going to push it back by a week or so. The good/bad thing thing about planning my own build concurrent with the design of the case is that a lot of possible opportunities for refinements pop up and they're hard to resist redface.gif

I don't think it's a bad thing at all. Caselabs isn't one of the big guys, you don't get a mulligan, so every first impression is a must-win.
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I wouldn't worry about Apollo too much. It's a long way off. It's more of a concept than a case wink.gif There won't be much to see for quite awhile and it will be spread out over time, not a "big bang" kind of thing. The big emphasis over the next 2-3 months will be on Mercury smile.gif

It seems to me that giving the enemy any time to adapt is not the greatest possible use of resources. Hit 'em hard, hit 'em fast, and keep on hitting 'em until they stop moving.
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The patent is in Taiwan, but that doesn't matter because the US respects foreign patents.

ok , ill just place this idea based on asumption that Silverstone patented the 90degree or 45degree angle or whatever u guys what to call it ...


IF that is patentable ... someone patented the "original" position ? the rested position that are in cubes? . and it got the posibilities to even patent angle positions ... ?



... i dont think so , what makes you guys think that is patentable ? besides that "patent pending" doesnt means its patented . and if its "patent pending" it should be label somewhere in the product description , if it is , well , i didnt saw it lol

i am not trying to disrespect you or challenge you or anything like that , i just want to know more about this lol i dont want to get in trouble smile.gif
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I think we're going to push it back by a week or so. The good/bad thing thing about planning my own build concurrent with the design of the case is that a lot of possible opportunities for refinements pop up and they're hard to resist redface.gif

It hurts to read this but at the same time it's awesome to know the case is being "optimized" so to say. If it means another week or two or three for the case to be it's best then I'm ready to wait, it even gives me an excuse to come up with some pretty ghetto temporary cases - yes I am eyeing the ancient dell in the corner of my room tongue.gif
    
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ok , ill just place this idea based on asumption that Silverstone patented the 90degree or 45degree angle or whatever u guys what to call it ...


IF that is patentable ... someone patented the "original" position ? the rested position that are in cubes? . and it got the posibilities to even patent angle positions ... ?



... i dont think so , what makes you guys think that is patentable ? besides that "patent pending" doesnt means its patented . and if its "patent pending" it should be label somewhere in the product description , if it is , well , i didnt saw it lol

i am not trying to disrespect you or challenge you or anything like that , i just want to know more about this lol i dont want to get in trouble smile.gif

It came up over on Hardforum with the ncase guys. Not really an issue with us anyway, as I'm not really a believer in 90 degree motherboards (it's only been moderately successful for Silverstone anyway and they're not a big player in the large form factor case market anymore). I'd rather focus on horizontal mounts.
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I'd rather focus on horizontal mounts.

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