[plug] [OT] Aluminium cases
shayne at guild.murdoch.edu.au
Sun Apr 11 16:02:53 WST 2004
my verry first computer build was a "super powerful p100" server with scsi
and stuff way back when.
I managed to make fire with our brand new server!
Boss not impressed.
"Must not Sleep! Must warn others!"
Shayne O'Neill. Indymedia. Fun.
On Sun, 11 Apr 2004, Onno Benschop wrote:
> On Sun, 2004-04-11 at 15:34, Chris Caston wrote:
> > Does anyone here recommend against using these in case ( no pun
> > intended) they cause the motherboard to short more often?
> > It seems to be the experience I have been having with them.
> I'm very confused.
> Why would any case cause a motherboard to short more often than any
> other? I mean if it's a case then there are stand-offs for mounting the
> motherboard and installing peripherals.
> Now if you're talking about a box in which you'd like to mount a
> motherboard, but isn't a case as such - eg. designed to hold
> motherboards, then you're talking about something else entirely.
> Finally, the only circumstance I can imagine during which a motherboard
> short would happen is if you were to install it while it is powered up,
> in which case you deserve to have it short and burn out anything that is
> attached, including your fingers :-)
> As I said, "I'm very confused."
> Onno Benschop
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