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Old December 25, 2010, 08:50 AM
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I have looked around and so far all i can find is the tech stations and the lian li at ncix which aren't long enough for me to run a dual slot gpu in my third pcie slot on my motherboard. Anyone have any suggestions on where i can buy one that isn't in the 200$ range as well?
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Old December 25, 2010, 09:47 AM
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As far as I know I do not believe one exists.
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Old December 25, 2010, 09:51 AM
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Great...
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Old December 25, 2010, 09:55 AM
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Are you Just looking for a tech station or would a case work as well? I know the Lian-li Armorsuit PC-P80 has enough space for a double size GPU in the bottom slot, and there are others as well that can handle that.

Edit: Oops, missed the $200 price cap... that might be difficult...
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Old December 25, 2010, 09:57 AM
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I'd rather a tech station as i'm tired of the walls of a case when i am doing hardware swapping, cleaning etc. I dont have the tools and well the skills to cut straight (seen in sega mod) to make my own.
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Buy a HAF-X and salvage, it's ~$150 after PM with a bonus MIR at NCIX, even if you missed the Boxing Day Deal.
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Old December 25, 2010, 10:06 AM
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Salvage? I dont want something that massive and bulky. Thats another reason why i want tech station as its light weight.
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Old December 25, 2010, 10:12 AM
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You could get a motherboard tray from mountain mods. Then purchase some dowel and some sheets of acrylic. Then throw on together yourself.
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Old December 25, 2010, 10:50 AM
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Sunbeam Ultra Tech Station Acrylic Case - Clear Products Model: ACTS-T [ACTS-T] : Performance-PCs.com, ... sleeve it and they will come

How hard is it to drill into acrylic? I could potentially move there the top support bar for the rail is to probably give a pcie 3 slot dual gpu card enough clearance to sit there.
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Old December 25, 2010, 12:10 PM
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I believe there was a special bit posted in the case mod tools thread. I didn't use it when cutting through mine however there are a few micro fractures visible.
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