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Fan Computer Case
« on: January 29, 2006, 12:13:23 AM »
http://www.peteredge....net.nz/casepics.htm

Not sure if all the fans works on this thing, but if they did then you shouldnt have over heating problems with your computer...  :)
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Re: Fan Computer Case
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2006, 12:34:47 AM »
rofl  ;D

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Re: Fan Computer Case
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2006, 12:45:17 AM »
Hehe, cute.

You might want to check out http://mini-itx.com/ too, btw... lots of nice projects there.
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Re: Fan Computer Case
« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2006, 12:54:57 AM »
nice site f0dder, thx for the link.

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Re: Fan Computer Case
« Reply #4 on: January 29, 2006, 05:13:21 AM »
that multi fan case is insane, or genius, i can't decide. the amount of noise that all the fans must produce must be super annoying - maybe not if they were slow spinning.

could this be the start of a new trend to make the most disturbingly loud air cooled pc?

as for the mini-itx projects, cool - i think i'll build a mini pc INSIDE my current pc like some kind of parasitic twin - how's that grab ya?

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Re: Fan Computer Case
« Reply #5 on: January 29, 2006, 05:15:37 AM »
Haha, cute idea :)

I'd love a mini-itx for my next server... probably not EPIA considering the pretty low performance and relatively high price, though. Some shuttle mini motherboard with a P4 celeron should do...
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Re: Fan Computer Case
« Reply #6 on: January 29, 2006, 10:46:31 PM »
Pretty neat power supply it looked like just not for me tho. :)
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Re: Fan Computer Case
« Reply #7 on: January 30, 2006, 03:31:05 PM »
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I'd love a mini-itx for my next server

Hmmm... How's about Got a Match?

Now that's 'mini'...

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Re: Fan Computer Case
« Reply #8 on: January 30, 2006, 03:34:09 PM »
Hehe, I've seen those a long time ago - very cute, but not suitable for file serving, backup, and subversion control :)
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Re: Fan Computer Case
« Reply #9 on: January 30, 2006, 03:53:28 PM »
Dang.

It was a few years ago now, a friend of mine had one of those humongous 386 towers as his computer case and actually bolted a box fan to the side of it. Running on low speed, it did a great job with minimal noise.

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Re: Fan Computer Case
« Reply #10 on: January 30, 2006, 08:01:53 PM »
hahahahahaha Edvard.

actualyl it would be fun to see some case mods based out of the idea of building the case into a fan, like a standing fan maybe?

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Re: Fan Computer Case
« Reply #11 on: January 31, 2006, 11:14:52 AM »
OK this is prolly the silliest idea to come into my head, but you asked for it...
Start with wireless I/O via Bluetooth or something so the motherboard is totally disconnected physically from the keys, mouse, drives, etc. and is running on one of those mini power supply thingies with a few of those miniature 12 volt camera batteries. Still tracking me? Now...
SPIN THE MOTHERBOARD!
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