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grey_1
12-20-09, 08:52 AM
A friend handed me this, kind of, as it weighs close to 100lbs with all the hardware in it. :p

I'm thinking a bit of cutting, riveting etc and I'll never have to worry about a graphics card fitting in my case again. :p

IF I actually spend the time on this, some smoked plexi and black anodized finish will be in order. It will be well after the holidays though. Just wanted to share pics of this beast.

HxLxW = 27.5x28x9.5

22" monitor in pic for scale.

http://img96.imageshack.us/img96/4396/1001853.jpg (http://img96.imageshack.us/i/1001853.jpg/)
http://img683.imageshack.us/img683/8107/1001857.jpg (http://img683.imageshack.us/i/1001857.jpg/)
http://img687.imageshack.us/img687/2522/1001859k.jpg (http://img687.imageshack.us/i/1001859k.jpg/)

Not a very good pic, but it haz teh dual procs lol. Haven't checked to see what they are yet.

http://img683.imageshack.us/img683/5149/1001854.jpg (http://img683.imageshack.us/i/1001854.jpg/)

bob saget
12-20-09, 03:13 PM
whoa. massive.

marqmajere
12-20-09, 03:18 PM
That's crazy. What are you planning on using it for?

Redeemed
12-20-09, 03:43 PM
Nice. :D

Co worker offered me a rack server with dual Optys... dual core optys. :D But they were s940 so any new parts would be expensive due to how old they are. :(

You're making me wish I took him up on his offer though. Heck- ya' can't beat free now can you? :lol: :o

Is that case gonna' be for a dedicated server? As in L4D2 dedicated? :naughty: :POKE: :wonder:

Redeemed
12-20-09, 03:44 PM
whoa. massive.

Pfft! You say that every time, bob.












:p

Bman212121
12-20-09, 03:49 PM
Those look like Socket 7 to me Grey. So I'm guessing it has a pair of Pentium 200mhz processors in it. (more likely 133s)

Pretty sure those are 72 pin SIMM ram slots as well. Hard to tell from the pic though.

bob saget
12-20-09, 04:00 PM
Pfft! You say that every time, bob.
:p

Har har :D

grey_1
12-20-09, 04:28 PM
That's crazy. What are you planning on using it for?

It is crazy :lol:

Just an update and mod project for now. If I like how it comes out and don't butcher it I may use it for a new watercooled rig in a few months.

Those look like Socket 7 to me Grey. So I'm guessing it has a pair of Pentium 200mhz processors in it. (more likely 133s)

Pretty sure those are 72 pin SIMM ram slots as well. Hard to tell from the pic though.

It is, P 200s lol. Given the 9 ancient sczi, dual procs etc, this thing was probably considered very state of the art in it's day.

I may fleabay some of this, see if I get any bites. :lol:

Bman212121
12-20-09, 05:08 PM
You can always load NT4.0 on it. :lol:

If it wasn't for the fact that I'd bet it has 32MB of ram in it Windows 2000 would run like a champ on that box. With even 64MB of ram it would run like butter.

You can borrow my 23 floppy diskettes to install Windows NT 3.1 Advanced Server on there if you'd like. :p

Redeemed
12-20-09, 05:21 PM
:lol:

Awesome case though.

It's not ATX is it? Is it AT?
*** Just looked at the pics again- it's AT. :lol:

With a dremel tool it can make an awesome server case though. :cool:

I'd get to carvin and rock that baby. :p

grey_1
12-20-09, 06:23 PM
You can always load NT4.0 on it. :lol:

If it wasn't for the fact that I'd bet it has 32MB of ram in it Windows 2000 would run like a champ on that box. With even 64MB of ram it would run like butter.

You can borrow my 23 floppy diskettes to install Windows NT 3.1 Advanced Server on there if you'd like. :p

NOOOO! LOL!I did that with an ancient flight sim once - never again :lol:

grey_1
12-20-09, 06:26 PM
:lol:

Awesome case though.

It's not ATX is it? Is it AT?
*** Just looked at the pics again- it's AT. :lol:

With a dremel tool it can make an awesome server case though. :cool:

I'd get to carvin and rock that baby. :p

Already started carving :D

I'm debating ordering this for it.

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=130_210&products_id=21886

$25 to avoid misaligning the mobo is worth it to me.

Redeemed
12-20-09, 06:45 PM
Already started carving :D

I'm debating ordering this for it.

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=130_210&products_id=21886

$25 to avoid misaligning the mobo is worth it to me.

Ooooh... I'd go for that. And wait to start your cutting till that arrives. That way you can get everything lined up just right. It'll be like that tray was meant for that tower. :)

That's gonna' be a nice case buddy. I'm pretty excited to see the finished product. :D

Any plans for painting? I could just it all in a nice, shiny black. Sand all the metal down to a smooth shine, and slap some nice paint on it. Ohhhh that'd be pretty. :drooling: :p :lol:

bob saget
12-20-09, 06:52 PM
+ I'd murder for grey's cable management skills. It's gonna look sick.

grey_1
12-20-09, 07:14 PM
Ooooh... I'd go for that. And wait to start your cutting till that arrives. That way you can get everything lined up just right. It'll be like that tray was meant for that tower. :)

That's gonna' be a nice case buddy. I'm pretty excited to see the finished product. :D

Any plans for painting? I could just it all in a nice, shiny black. Sand all the metal down to a smooth shine, and slap some nice paint on it. Ohhhh that'd be pretty. :drooling: :p :lol:

Black anodized, only way to go. :)

+ I'd murder for grey's cable management skills. It's gonna look sick.
Thanks!

Redeemed
12-20-09, 07:22 PM
Black anodized, only way to go. :)


Thanks!

Oh wow! That thing's gonna' be a beauty bro. :D

Bman212121
12-20-09, 07:22 PM
Already started carving :D

I'm debating ordering this for it.

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=130_210&products_id=21886

$25 to avoid misaligning the mobo is worth it to me.


*PSA*
Performance Pcs sucks
*/PSA*

grey_1
12-20-09, 07:27 PM
*PSA*
Performance Pcs sucks
*/PSA*

I never had trouble with them, maybe 3 or 4 orders. Is there another reputable site for that item or similar? I didn't see it on the egg.

Rummy
12-20-09, 07:51 PM
I never had trouble with them, maybe 3 or 4 orders. Is there another reputable site for that item or similar? I didn't see it on the egg.

+1 for Performance PC's