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Old 01-30-2006, 09:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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how heavy is a med sized tower filled up with components? i need a weight for ebay and i can't weight it.
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Is your tower made of steel or aluminum? You should find some info on your case and then do some guess math on the hardware accessories, or just weigh it on a scale of some sort.
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my scale reads me as 90 lbs. i'm 150 its aluminum and i couldnt find the wieght.
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ok on the box it says:

N.W.: 6.5kg
G.W.: 8.2kg
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weigh yourself on the scale, then weigh yourself on the scale with the computer. As long as the scale is consistant (probably is) then you'll get an accurate reading. Don't just measure the box on the scale, because your scale seems to be off, and they tend not to be terribly accurate under 50 pounds.

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ok, good idea the case weight is 13.2 lbs (from the website)
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Now you add a few pounds for componets and psu


your never going to get 2000 for that build i tell you
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ew, fiesty!
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