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post #21 of 30
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Originally Posted by TnB= Gir View Post
If you want a tech station, stick with Danger Den, HSPC, CyberDruid, or Syrillian.

Seriously.
or the Dimas Bench Tables although they are a bit pricey.
    
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post #22 of 30
But marin....It has a big fan on it......
post #23 of 30
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Originally Posted by marcus000 View Post
... because it's made by Antec?
I'd tenatively agree except they have done an excellent job with the antec 1200 (other than the tight squeeze to fit a TRUE and a door fan at the same time).


Infonec has a skeleton set up and on display. They wisely used the thermalright ultima 90i (an excellent cooler, I have one) on the setup so it looks fine but I had a good look. Clearance for towers is definitely a big problem.

Regarding hard drive airflow, I dont personally think that matters much. Having them external (rather than stuffed into some airless bay) should keep them plenty cool. Hard drives and RAM as a rule rarely overheat...
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post #24 of 30
so ugly
that's enough reason for me to never want this haha
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post #25 of 30
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Bump to raise awareness.
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post #26 of 30
Gah too ugly, wouldn't use it even if someone gave it to me.
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post #27 of 30
It looks kinda neat, but a tech station should, by design, be much more open than that.
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post #28 of 30
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This needs a bump.
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post #29 of 30
I'll give you a free bump, thanks for lookin out for the Community Marin.. Good Man!
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post #30 of 30
I've always said to myself that the design would cause clearance issues with tower heatsinks. I like Antec but the Skeleton set off my fail detector as soon as I saw it. A bad choice for either watercooling or high end air cooling. Way to show off your stock heatsinks, lamers.
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