Sorry, the things there calling "Full Towers" today are
actually "Mid-Towers". A full tower should come up to at least the
bottom the keyboard tray from the floor, 20+ inches in height. LAB3,
LAB4, SNAP-TWIT, and OSWATT
are true full-towers. The Supermicro SC750A, SC762, and Addtronics
7896A are also true Full-Towers. A true Full-Tower will have ALL 4+ CDROM bays and possibly the floppy drive bays above the
Motherboard tray, NOT overlapping or in front of. This allows use
of 16-inch long cards in ALL 7 expansion slots, with the hard drives behind the CDROM bays, and/or in front of the "CPU aria".
H?, W?, D?
(curb weight, just the case&harness) red-face heavy, lol. About
as heavy as two 5-galen buckets of haze-gray paint, or one P-100
portable diesel fire fighting pump.
A7V333, 2500+Barton, 2x512MB DDR400, GF-7600, 480Watt PSU, dual DVD drives, Six Hard drives, Roswell card reader...
A few months ago, when we first started making the rig. We moved the
hard drive rack from it's original location under the floppy drive bay,
to the bottom of the case. to get the hard drives sitting flat, rather
then on there side.
These things are supposed to be within 10/1000th of an inch, NOT 1/4
inch. And there wasn't a single 90degree angle anywhere on the case.
The front and back panels were buckled downward from excessive weight
on the case. In insurance terms, this thing was borderline totaled.
there is well over $200 worth of bodywork and frame straightening
alone. If it wasn't for the work already put into the case, I would
Scott called me up Saturday to inform me of a lan-party, bringing my attention to the fact that it was no longer Friday morning.
Sorry Scott, I got to get some shut-eye, I'm cutting that piece at the wrong-45 to go over that center crossbar thing.
Computers are NOT Rocking chairs Ippy-Dippy! Especially ones that cost
well in excess of $300 just to replace the case! $100+ for the broken
graphics card, etc... DON'T SIT ON ANY COMPUTER EVER AGAIN!
At the end of the LAB1 aftermath, I have revoked Ippy-Dippy's rights to ever set
eyes on a computer ever again, and Steve has a cool gaming rig that is
no longer tweaked to the point the cards don't plug completely into the
motherboard. Steve can now walk across the room without the computer freezing-up.