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post #31 of 43
You could contact the thread starter from this link:

http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1738651

He is a very experienced modder/fabricator and you could possibly work something out with him sourcing you the extruded parts he's using for modular builds.

I don't see any reason why his project couldn't be reworked for your purposes and even if he was shipping the parts they would be flat-packed and inexpensive.


HTH!


(be sure to follow the thread through page 2 to see actual photographs)


edit: just found another thread on this forum from him showing more of his work:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1116949/pick-a-case-for-me-e-atx#post_14938021
Edited by stratosrally - 3/30/13 at 10:11am
post #32 of 43
You could always go with the Cooler Master Elite 361
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119258
And if you don't like the look of that case, you could always try out a server rackmount chassis like this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147154
post #33 of 43
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Originally Posted by Rayleyne View Post

+ rep for effort but alas my good friend they are a bit too small, I'm looking to fit a quad crossfirex system into one.

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Originally Posted by jach11 View Post

You could always go with the Cooler Master Elite 361
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119258
And if you don't like the look of that case, you could always try out a server rackmount chassis like this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147154

He's looking for quite a bit more room, I believe...
post #34 of 43
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Originally Posted by Zero4549 View Post

I'm extremely surprised no one has mentioned the HAF XB yet.
That's what I was going to suggest. tongue.gif

Cooler Master HAF XB


3-way CF with plenty of room to spare:

Edited by Redmist - 3/30/13 at 10:35am
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This x 2 biggrin.gif:

 

post #36 of 43
Here:

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=33813

Theres a really good start on what you are wanting to do. Notice the 3x120mm ventilation in the bottom portion? Theres the spots for your rads. Could go 2x360mm rads down there. Plenty of space to put in more drive bays of the 3.5 or 5.25 variety. And look at all the PCI Slots that are available. All you would have to do is to find a way to put a cover over it all if you so choose.
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post #37 of 43
Have you looked at any 4u server chassis?. Some might work, others might make a good starting point for modding.
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post #38 of 43
Didn't read all the posts but my brother has a Rosewell server case for his X79 build. Sits flat, runs cooler then my tower, 15 hard drive bays. It's pretty good. Only cost 70 bucks. It's quiet deep/long. I think around 20". Can't remember

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post #39 of 43
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Outside of my hand made tablet i've never built anything on this scale despite having the tools to do so (CnC machine, Various work benches in a shed full of tools) Not entirely sure how to make it modular without it falling apart.

.... wait , so you have a CNC and the tools ... to make a case ? yet you dont know how to ?

I got Solidworks , i could "design" a case . PM me smile.gif
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.... wait , so you have a CNC and the tools ... to make a case ? yet you dont know how to ?

I got Solidworks , i could "design" a case . PM me smile.gif

I helped someone build a CNC machine for free, My computer expertise with their tools, I have access to it, but it isn't exactly mine, I did most of the software for it aswell.
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