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Date:      Wed, 14 Jul 2004 11:54:29 -0600
From:      "Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC" <>
To: Questions <>
Subject:   Re: Rack-Mount Server cases
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On Jul 12, 2004, at 12:04 AM, Jay Moore wrote:

> On Friday 09 July 2004 07:19 am, Eric Crist wrote:
>> I'm just asking opinions here, but:
>> What do you prefer for a 2U rack mount server case?  I want to keep 
>> the
>> cost down, but I want something that looks nice and is functional.  
>> I've
>> got 5 servers I'm looking at replacing existing cases on to make them
>> match, as well as to free up some rack space, as some cases I 
>> currently
>> own are 4U, and some are 2U.
> I would recommend you avoid the Antec 2U unit (& probably all Antec
> rack-mounts if the 2U is any indication).

That may well be good advise for the current ones, I don't know.  But I 
have some 5U with redundant PS Antec cases that are rock solid 
(literally), with shock mounted drive cage, everything.  Really nice 
(except the height).  I am still using them after 5 years of constant 


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