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Old 11-04-2005, 04:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Should i get a desktop or tower??
This guy shows the advantages and disadvantages of each.
www.cheap-computer-cases.8k.com

But I still can't decide.. which should I get??
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Old 11-04-2005, 05:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Advantages:
Excellent computer for upgradability.
Excellent case for a server machine.

Disadvantages:
Cost is going to be a lot more than a standard case.
Generally a large case which cannot be placed on top or beneath a desk.

Recommendations:
We recommend that this type of case be purchased by advanced users or users who plan to have a stand alone machine as a server.
Another Advantage about a full tower case is that they do not heat up as fast as the other cases.

I am suprised that they did not mension SHUTTLE BOX.

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But I still can't decide.. which should I get??
Well, evaluate what your computer case needs are, and re-read the link.

After all, it your computer, not mine.
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what is your computer going to be used for? what components will you be using? do these components give off a lot of heat? what is your budget?
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