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Old 21st April, 2003, 01:21 PM
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Any Mod suggestions for this Rack Mount?

hey guys
well this is the current project i am working on
Epox EP-8K9A3+ / Athlon XP 1700+/ KINGSTON PC2700 256 DDR
/ TOPOWER Black Rackmount 4u Case / COOLMAX 550W CT-550 Aluminum PSU / 2 x 3COM 905CX-TXNM PCI 10/100 / 2 x MobileMaxx Aluminum HD Rack w/LCD display -- BLACK / 2 x Maxtor DiamondMax 80 gig 5400 Rpm / OS = Linux Slackware v9.0 . I got a couple friends into modding. and i never really gave it much thought, untill i plug this thing up and noticed that the fan on the mother board lights up blue. and then i noticed the psu's back fan has like neon lights coming out the back. I really wasnt expecting it when i ordered the psu, i was just thinking about 550 watts. im running this system in hopes to get like 12 x 200 giggers in this thing. since the board will support 4 reg ide devices and 8 more for raid. im hoping to NOT use raid. just use em as reg ide slots but time will tell. ie still have to order more hd's ;} . anyways .. now i think i might have the modding bug.. was looking at the top cover. think a window would look good there.. also was thinking of ways to tidy up wiring.. and am open to other suggestions .. so lay it on me guys what could i do with this thing?
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Old 23rd April, 2003, 10:17 PM
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Put a big old cool window in the top. Turn it into a novelty coffee table.

There's a thread i started earlier in case modding about cable wrapping tidying stuff. Braided sort of thing with heat sealed ends.
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