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Old 30th Jul 2007, 12:09   #1
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Spotswood Drum PC case mod on sale

http://www.bit-tech.net/news/2007/07..._mod_on_sale/1

The Spotswood Drum case mod finally goes on sale, boasting better cooling, elimination of hot-spots and a custom finished wooden exterior.

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Old 30th Jul 2007, 12:25   #2
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The case is also designed with modders in mind
A pre-modded case is not made with modders in mind, it is meant for lazy people (like me) who want a case to look like it has been modded.
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Old 30th Jul 2007, 12:37   #3
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...but it's also begging for a personal touch from a paint brush, air bursh or dremel.
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Old 30th Jul 2007, 12:59   #4
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I quite don't like it. It looks... weird. The only round design for a PC case I ever liked was that Lian-Li shell/spiral case.
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[ot] off topic question but do you guys at bit-tech use the forums as a source of info? As a hour after i post a link to this site in the forum it appears as a news story here. Or did you have this one brewing for a while? [/ot]
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Well, we do occasionally overlap - but we actually spotted the story before we read the post on this occasion. That's how it ussually happens, but if you want to make sure we get the tip (and get credited in the story, have your name on the front page) then just email it to someone - ussually myself at Joe.Martin@bit-tech.net
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Erm. Yeah. That case is not going to cause any resonance vibrations at all. :/
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Seen the restrictions on the case?

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* When installing a full-size ATX motherboard, the standard PS/2 mouse and keyboard ports are not accessible in this case. Therefore, the use of a USB mouse and keyboard is required (easily plugged into the front USB ports).

** An ATI CrossFire dongle/cable may not fit in the L-20 case.

*** In order to install long (10.5") graphics cards, 0 (none) 5.25" and 1 external slimline/notebook optical drive must be installed.

**** Case does not ship with covers for empty 5.25" drive bays
http://www.spotswoodcustomcomputers....ifications.php
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Does it work as a real drum? Please tell me I can kick out some double-bass Slayer esque rolls on it?
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I don't get it. It says it's quiet but aren't drums supposed to be loud?!
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Does it work as a real drum? Please tell me I can kick out some double-bass Slayer esque rolls on it?
Normal bit-tech readers: No, we wouldn't recommend kicking it.
You, Ben: Kick it, it won't hurt your graphics card at all. Promise.
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Old 30th Jul 2007, 23:17   #12
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First off, thanks for the write-up bit-tech!

We offer a couple of case sizes. The L-18 model, pictured above, only accepts a single slimline/notebook size CD/DVD optical drive. While our L-20 model can accommodate 1 or 2 standard 5.25" optical drives.

Nexxo and Tomm...Our cases are quiet because they have so much hardware attached to them. In music terms, they're "bricks."

To all...Please feel free to pm or email me directly if you have any further questions/comments.

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