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post #11 of 18
I've seen it done where the guy got a pegboard and tied down the components on the pegboard.

I don't know how cool it stayed though. Theoretically if you have your components "passively cooled" (ie. no case fan to move air in and out of an enclosed area) it should be hotter than if you kept all the components in a case and had fans to move air in and out rather than being in a relatively "chaotic" ambient atmosphere.

EDIT: Some mobo's have a power button physically on them so you don't have to use the copper wire/screw driver trick.

See the big button on the right that says POWER and the smaller one that says RST SW and the other one in the centre bottom is the CMOS Reset SW: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/1021/gigabyte_p55_buttons.jpg
Edited by Amor - 4/15/11 at 6:09am
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post #13 of 18
The hard drive may like a fan on it...
I had my MB on my desk for a month one time with no issue. Put it in the case and temps rose a few degrees. Just raise the MB on a book, one you will not need to read, say, your mother board manual smile.gif
    
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post #14 of 18
I will be mounting a computer unit to a 3/4 inch piece of Birch plywood stained medium wood color, for a work station, artsy fartsy thing, for my Virus removal and and other work on friends computers. The video will be mounted to the wall and the Keyboard and mouse will be wireless. I will be installing a mount that will house a reset switch and a power on switch with a card reader from a an old pavillion and a nice wire management I will also have a cage to hold the Hard drive that I am working on at the time so it will fit into a cage with plugs already mounted on the back. Just plug and Play. No times a wastin"
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post #15 of 18
Put it in a mini fridge lolol xD
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Originally Posted by `Kyle;13146230 
Put it in a mini fridge lolol xD

the point of this?
it would just blow up the fridge lol
    
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post #17 of 18
Got my setup on top of the RIIIE box right now until my new case comes biggrin.gif
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post #18 of 18
I'm using a mobo tray taken apart from an old computer case

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