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post #11 of 39
Pretty sure you can use anything that is safe for PC stuff. I used a cardboard box as a case once on a 775 rig when I didn't have money for a case
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Oh forgot to mention:

Got Milk? biggrin.gif
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I would be worried about the motherboard pins being bent sitting on the grating like that. Add in a piece of foam, felt, etc. and it looks like a fun idea.
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post #15 of 39
why don't you just buy an open test bench?
accomplishes the same thing, looks nicer, and is easier to use.
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Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by IEATFISH;12002015 
I would be worried about the motherboard pins being bent sitting on the grating like that. Add in a piece of foam, felt, etc. and it looks like a fun idea.

What are motherboard pins? What do they do?
Quote:
Originally Posted by kiwiasian;12002679 
why don't you just buy an open test bench?
accomplishes the same thing, looks nicer, and is easier to use.

What is an open test bench? I dont want to do this for testing, I'm going to be using it like that permanently, because cases are expensive and such.
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5 dollar antec lanboy air lol
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post #18 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by blkSith0;12012988 
What are motherboard pins? What do they do?

Um seriously? They make electrical connections which allow the motherboard to function...
Quote:
Originally Posted by blkSith0;12012988 
What is an open test bench? I dont want to do this for testing, I'm going to be using it like that permanently, because cases are expensive and such.

Open bench setup:

82683d1221444487-open-air-test-bench-dscf0836.jpg

Basically just a computer running outside of a case. You can buy open bench cases like the one shown above or you can just put your motherboard on a table and plug everything in and run it totally bare.
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post #19 of 39
Zip ties solve all the worlds problems, seriously I have my 240 rad and it's fans mounted with 'em. DO IT!
 
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post #20 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by Syrillian;12001681 
Also, there are slightly larger milk crates (rectangular as opposed to square).

I think that is a mighty fine idea, and you could strap fans just about anywhere... heck you could strap fans everywhere!

With a little custom fabrication you could install shelves or partitions.

what? fans? its full of holes.biggrin.gif

what about the olde fish tank full of oil.now thats snazzy.
    
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