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Radomir Jordanovic Jun 22, 2007, 02:21am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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I just recently rebuilt this thing and figured I might share it with everyone. I don't really think it's phenomenal, but I want to see how many people I can inform of this. Because things are grounded and cooled well, I figured it's a pretty cool idea. This worked for a friend of mine who didn't want to pay for a case. He used it for about 2 years before buying a laptop.


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CrAsHnBuRnXp Jun 22, 2007, 03:01am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Cardboard Box PC
To be honest, I don't like it. I dont want a case that I have to lie down to use. I want a computer that I can stand up on the floor or desk. With all the weight of the components and what not, there is no way in hell that it is going to be able to set upright.

Also, no offense to you and/or your friend or anything, but if your friend does not want to shell out $20-30 for a PC case, he is really a cheap skate.

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Mmmmm ... Subway ... now I'm hungry. :P

CrAsHnBuRnXp Jun 22, 2007, 03:03am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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McFly said:
Mmmmm ... Subway ... now I'm hungry. :P

I had that for dinner! :)

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>> Subway!
:D Yum!

CrAsHnBuRnXp Jun 22, 2007, 03:04am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Eat fresh. :)

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More meat!

CrAsHnBuRnXp Jun 22, 2007, 03:09am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Less fat!

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More meat!! >:o

CrAsHnBuRnXp Jun 22, 2007, 03:12am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Subway...

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... Eat fresh. ^_^

Adam Kolak Jun 22, 2007, 10:53am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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I have a Pentium II mobo/cpu/ram combo that I was gonna put in my desk draw...so it didn't take up room on the floor. But I don't want to cut a whole in the back of my desk :/

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Beavis Khan Jun 22, 2007, 10:58am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Mark Allen said:
Also, no offense to you and/or your friend or anything, but if your friend does not want to shell out $20-30 for a PC case, he is really a cheap skate.


Considering the build quality of the average $20-30 case, I'd rather just use a (free) cardboard box.....at least I won't shred my hands on the box during assembly :)

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Adam Kolak Jun 22, 2007, 11:02am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Even some of the cases for $50 are pretty crappy.

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Liquid Shadow Jun 22, 2007, 11:30am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Cardboard Box PC
I would still go for a $20 case than a cardboard box, there are actually some pretty decent $20 cases on Newegg.



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Radomir Jordanovic Jun 22, 2007, 12:41pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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