Questions tagged [case]

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Server case upgrade?

I am building a new server. The existing server has what I consider a very nice case (for my needs). It is 10 years old but in like-new condition. I want some advice on keeping that case and PSU (...
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Carrying case for a device and some accessories

I'm looking for a storage case for the following collection of items (not including the ruler, which is just for reference in the photo): The item on the left is a USB KVM adapter, it is about 1" ...
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Small security enclosures

I work in a co-working space and keep a small NAS, a micro-PC, a router and a few other small components running on my desk. While it's a safe space I'd like to add a bit more anti-theft security. ...
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Looking for good external RAID enclosure

I am looking for an simple external RAID enclosure that meets the following specs: 3x 3.5" or more RAID5 JBOD compatible with 12 TByte drives compatible with Linux average performance not very loud (=...
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Pixel 2 XL multi function dock, or fitted sleeve

I have a Pixel 2 XL preordered which is intended to be a development and testing workhorse which will be connected to all sorts of devices in vehicles, at desks, in the field. I need a dock for it. ...
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Laptop carrying case for 15 inch laptop

I have an old Targus carrying case that was gifted by my employer a long time ago. It's decent, but bulky. I'm looking for a case that can hold a 15 inch laptop, plus a few additional things (safety ...
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Small Case for full size graphics card + swappable hdd

I am looking for a small case with the following requirements: Hardware that should fit in: ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP, Sockel 1155, ATX Gigabiyte Radeon HD 7950 4 HDD + 1 SSD be quiet! Pure Power L7 530 ...
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Computer case access control?

Is it possible to know when someone open a computer case (hp server 1u), let's say in data center? Inside server is usb port which can be used as some kind of switch. That usb device would write to ...
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KXRORS S300 PCIe x16 riser cable size?

I wonder if anyone knows what's the size of the PCIe 3.0 Riser cable included with the case? I bought this case and turns out, my Motherboard and GPU are PCIe 4.0. I'm thinking about buying a PCIe 4....
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Is "stacking" fans useful for increasing CFM?

I have a tiny n54l HP microserver, its super compact but perhaps to a fault as the airflow isn't great. I was thinking about replacing the existing fan which is about 100cfm with a stronger one that ...
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Choosing a case for 5090x for heavy duty usage

I am trying to choose a case from the following. I will be using a 5090x with a noctua 15 cooler, need to have space for a future 3080 graphic card and most importantly it needs to able to dissipate ...
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Robust Industrial Camera sought which is small enough to fit

For our project, we need to buy a robust industrial cabled camera (ethernet or usb) that is waterproof and has good shock resistance (up to ~50 g force), and has M-connectors (for protection). Also, ...
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What is this connector locking clips and where to find it?

I have just purchase the HP Elitebook 8570w and disassemble it for cleaning. Unfortunately when I was trying to put it back I broke all three clips locking cables connection touch-pad and fingerprint-...
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A very large computer case

So, now I have HAF X case, ASUS Rampage IV, and a 1080Ti video card. All fine and well, except I can't fit the video card into the second x16 PCI slot because of the case back panel hinge. So I need ...
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Case fan that works with the motherboard controls

Im after a case fan that i can use with the motherboards controll. I currently have Current configuration Coarsair carbide 100r silent edition http://www.corsair.com/en-au/carbide-series-100r-...
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New Gaming System - Case [Romania]

I'm building a system to play the latest games at max settings at 1920x1080 and get as close to 30 FPS as possible within the budget. The trouble is that the website I'm buying from is in Romanian, ...
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Mainboard that fits max size 305mm x 191mm (12" x 7.5")

Some time ago I purchased an IPC 2U-20240 19" case. Now I want to make a server out of it, but I cannot find a suitable Mainboard for it. In the description, the manufacturer claims: Form factor ...
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Small MCU with two RS-232 ports mounted in a box

I need two serial ports (RS-232) and an MCU already mounted in a box. This is not something that requires an OS, so Arduino level is fine. It is going to read in serial data on one port (9,600 bps) ...
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Turning my ATX computer to a mini-ITX computer

Four years ago, I built a computer. Currently, I want to transfer the parts to a mini-ITX case and motherboard. I also need support for a SATA SSD Under 200 dollars. I would prefer to spend less ...
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Using components from all-in-one with broken screen

I have a Lenovo all in one A340-24ICB with a broken screen. Is it possible to build a working system with an external monitor: 1 - Transplant the motherboard into a new case. Is there a suitable case ...
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smallest pc case for mini-itx

Have a mini ITX ASROCK motherboard at 6.7 inches square. And existing tower is using a traditional ATX form factor power supply, 400 watt or thereabouts. I want to transplant the motherboard to a new ...
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New Self Build Replacement PC

Currently I have an Acer Revo One RL85. Physical dimensions are circa 150 mm tall, 100 x 100mm. It is perfect for the size, but has max' 8gb RAM. I am looking to build a new machine. I want something ...
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Looking for horizontal PC Case that fits into this furniture

I'm looking for PC horizontal case that will fit into this It is hard to find one. So I'm looking for the horizontal PC case that will support: front intake 140mm fans with dust filter back 140mm ...
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compact (and aesthetically pleasing/professional looking) NAS case with 6-8 hot swap bays

I'm looking for a case for my home NAS. I'm thinking about 6-8 drives; I don't have a specific need for hot swap drives, I just like that design. What I have in mind something like a FreeNAS Mini, ...
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choosing motherboard and 1U server case

I've got my eyes set on the Ryzen 5 1600x cpu. I'd like to install it in 19' rack, using 1U space. What chassis and mother board do you recommend? Will I need to purchase a separate cooler? I wont ...
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