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Rackmount 4U and 120mm rear fan


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Hi George,


I think no 4U rack-mount cabinet can fit a 120mm fan at the rear.

We did not do that, I've fixed the Intel liquid-cooler and and 120mm fan at the front.

(Actually 2, one on each side of the cooler unit).

This also gives a good air-flow from front-to-rear, through the cabinet.


The EYE-4806 rack-mount needs a bit of mechanical work done, in order to make it work properly.

(Codegen 4U-500/600 does not)

EYE-4806 is just an example, there are of course several others one can use.


What's available, varies of course greatly between different countries & markets.

Which one that suits your build best, is also depending on what motherboard and which components one choses.


Please note that some of the Z77/X79 higher-end motherboards with maximum PCIe slots, is bigger (longer)

than the ATX format (12'x9,6' / 305 × 244mm). They will require deeper cabinets.


Here is some other ideas on 19" chassies:

Compucase - http://www.hec-group.com.tw/rackmount_chassis/4u/


Codegen - http://www.codegenworld.com/products.asp?max_id_search=20




Image & Shapetek - http://www.imashape.com/4u-menu.htm



Hope this helps,


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Thank you very much


Righ now I made my first rackmount station with following specs:


MB: Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3 (rev. 1.0) 4 pcie + 1 pci ,bios F11

Memory: kingston hyperX blue 1600 DDR-III DIMM 8Gb KIT 2*4Gb <PC3-12800>

CPU: Intel Core i7-3820 LGA2011

Proc cooler: Shagon w720, which was made for 2011 socket

Graphics: SAPPHIRE FleX HD 6870 1GB GDDR5 - DualDVI+HDMI+2miniDP (5 outputs)

Rack case: ARK IPC-4U600, vents: front 120mm, back 80mm X 2

PSU:SeaSonic M12D-750W Modular

2x SSD 60 Gb SATA 6Gb/s OCZ Vertex 3

Capture: decklink duo + DVI extender

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit


For now it's working just great, 5 outputs 1920x1080 without any problems and CPU temps no more than 70C (with liquid it's can be less) but for now it's ok


My next one will be better

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