[rescue] PC Cases

Caleb Shay caleb at webninja.com
Wed Feb 25 09:39:40 CST 2004

On 2004-02-25 09:57:07 -0500 Phil Stracchino <alaric at caerllewys.net> 

> On Wed, Feb 25, 2004 at 09:36:38AM -0500, Kevin wrote:
>> On Wed, 25 Feb 2004 06:41:17 -0600 (CST)
>> zach at zachlowry.net wrote:
>>> So, the question is, what do you guys put your PCs in?

I'll second the Antec vote for all of the below reasons.  Of course, 
if you WANT an aluminum case, go with LianLi, they use thumb screws 
for everything, which eliminates the stripping problem.

(who took almost 2 minutes to type this while he gets used to his new 
keyboard: http://www.fingerworks.com/ST_product.html)

> Personally, I've been avoiding aluminum cases; most of the ones I've
> looked at don't bother to use steel thread inserts for things like 
> case
> screws, and threads in sheet aluminum strip out horrifyingly easily.  
> In
> that context, one of the features I like about the big Antec/Chieftain
> case is that once the machine's assembled, you virtually never need
> touch it with a screwdriver again.  Drive bays are removable and latch
> into place, fans and drive rails snap in, the side door has a locking
> latch and a pinless hinge....

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