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Date:      Wed, 14 Jul 2004 20:40:23 -0500
From:      Jay Moore <jaymo@cromagnon.cullmail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Cc:        "Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC" <chad@shire.net>
Subject:   Re: Rack-Mount Server cases
Message-ID:  <200407142040.23222.jaymo@cromagnon.cullmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <DA711DCC-D5BE-11D8-9ED8-003065A70D30@shire.net>
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On Wednesday 14 July 2004 12:54 pm, Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC wrote:

> >> I'm just asking opinions here, but:
> >>
> >> What do you prefer for a 2U rack mount server case?  

> > 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
> use.

That's good to hear... I'll keep that in mind if I ever need a 9" tall 
server :-). I owned two Antec tower cases before I bought their 2U rackmount. 
I thought the tower cases were good quality. The 2U is just poor layout & 
design. And it's not inexpensive.

Jay



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