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Old 11-04-2005, 03:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default desktop vs tower

Should i get a desktop or tower??
This guy shows the advantages and disadvantages of each.

But I still can't decide.. which should I get??

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Old 11-04-2005, 04:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Excellent computer for upgradability.
Excellent case for a server machine.

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.

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.

Originally posted by projectbronco
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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Old 11-04-2005, 08:10 PM   #3 (permalink)
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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?
Core 2 Duo E6400, DFI Infinity 975X/G, 2x 512mb DDR2 667mhz, Albatron 7900gt, WD 200gb SATA, Samsung DVD-RW, Silverstone ST-50EF 500w PSU.
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