[rescue] SGI rackmount computer case.... what SGI ?

Mike F lists at ibrew.net
Mon Jan 19 09:47:32 CST 2004

On Sun, 18 Jan 2004 18:25:27 -0500
Andrew Weiss <ajwdsp at cloud9.net> wrote:

> On Jan 17, 2004, at 11:22 PM, Bill Bradford wrote:
> > On Sat, Jan 17, 2004 at 11:04:56PM -0500, Joshua Boyd wrote:
> >> Are we sure it wouldn't have been one of the other SGI PCs?  I
> >mean,> some of their desktop machines were just standard ATX stuff,
> >so why > not
> >> some rack machines that way?
> >
> > I'm thinking it looks more like a prototype case.  If its a fake,
> > its a damn good fake.
> >
> > Bill
> >
> Perhaps, but if you look at the construction and layout and then take
> a good long look at all their other IA32 models in terms of interior 
> layout, design, and construction, this looks like the only good
> quality item is the front plastic (sort of)... it doesn't taste like
> SGI designed hardware.  I'm going from a careful examination of all
> their legacy Intel PDF's and an intimate knowledge of the 320 from
> this last weeks service call.  (Turned out to be the power brick on
> the 1600SW)
> Andrew

The thing that jumps out at me is that it doesn't look like the chassis
is made of stainless. It looks more like the thin, dull-grey mild steel
PeeCee cases are made of. Aren't all SGIs made of stainless? What about
the PeeCee-class stuff?  - Mike

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