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Hi all!

New to the forums, have a questions regarding a computer case I'm working on. Making a flat case specifically for ultrawide monitors, planning to mount it behind my 34inch screen. The case dimensions are 12x28. Currently the computer is mounted to 1/8 thick wood, and works well but flexes way too much for my liking.

Looking into using an aluminum plate instead, any suggestions? I have very little knowledge of specific materials and types, 6061 seems like a good option, biggest question is if 1/8 or 1/4 will do the job (or if I need to go even thicker). Just want to make sure the plate wont bend (maybe a little bit, but the less the better). Heres a pick of the layout to get an idea of the size.

First case I've ever built and really lookin forward to completing it, thanks all
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Is there any particular reason why you want to use aluminum over regular cold rolled steel? You can get the same stiffness with a thinner gauge and it looks good when powder coated. Are you planning on mounting it to the wall or on a stand or something?
 
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