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#311649 4-Feb-2024 16:26
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Hi, wanting to purchase a 4U server chassis, ideally with enough length space for an RTX 4090, although even if not please give me offers. also interested in server chassis with hdd bays. thanks :)


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  #3190516 4-Feb-2024 19:49
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Might want to post a location.. shipping on that could be hefty.





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  #3190529 4-Feb-2024 21:23
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Location would be wellington city, although i wouldn't mind paying for shipping based on what the unit is since purchasing these overseas cost a fortune to ship so would rather pay to get it done in NZ 


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  #3191006 5-Feb-2024 13:08
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If you don't have any luck PB are selling the Silverstone 4U cases for a reasonable price. 




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  #3191151 5-Feb-2024 15:02
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PANiCnz:

 

If you don't have any luck PB are selling the Silverstone 4U cases for a reasonable price. 

 

 

$370 price is sharp for a new 4U server case up until the point "rails sold separately" which by the looks of it is another $140.





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  #3191169 5-Feb-2024 17:00
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You could well get a whole 4u chassis and system for a good price from those dealing with decomissioning old servers. I picked up a Supermicro system with 64GB memory, dual CPU and 11x 3TB hard drives for I think $400 a few months back - that one was 2u but they may have bigger.

 

Why do you want a 4U specifically? You can get a full length, full height GPU in even 1u servers? E.g. I have installed 7x Nvidia v100 GPUs recently in 1u systems. The above 2u system I mentioned has a riser card and could also fit a full height full length card.

 

I guess the main thing is the power connector is on the back of the GPU PCB....





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  #3191172 5-Feb-2024 17:12
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Main thing is that I have the space in the rack and that I can easily do 2x rtx 4090s and have them fit on all dimensions, I did think about 1 or 2u and getting a pcie riser but not sure if it'll fit or even what cases are viable for airflow (don't want it to be super loud) so would rather pay a little more instead of taking the risk.

Currently I am looking at the ones pbtech has, however would prefer if there are more 3.5" drive slots


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  #3191233 5-Feb-2024 18:28
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Niraj:

 

Main thing is that I have the space in the rack and that I can easily do 2x rtx 4090s and have them fit on all dimensions, I did think about 1 or 2u and getting a pcie riser but not sure if it'll fit or even what cases are viable for airflow (don't want it to be super loud) so would rather pay a little more instead of taking the risk.

Currently I am looking at the ones pbtech has, however would prefer if there are more 3.5" drive slots

 

 

 

 

Not a 4U or server case offering at all I know, but I am looking at rebuilding my Rack mounted servers, and likely go for something like the Fractal Define 7XL, just resting on a shelf; Can fit a LOT of 3.5" HDDs, can keep anything cool, and meant to be a fairly quiet design. 




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  #3191266 5-Feb-2024 21:29
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yep, already looked into it, but it's just a bit too big for my rack and I would prefer to have everything in the rack to optimise space use


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  #3193086 10-Feb-2024 00:54
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Ended up just picking up the silverstone rm44 from pbtech alongside the rails, it is pricy however the quality definetly shows especially with the toolless rails which makes it extremely easy to change what height in the rack its mounted to.


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  #3193281 10-Feb-2024 16:42
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spoke too soon, the clip mechanism on it is poorly designed as it bends incredibly easily 


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  #3198319 21-Feb-2024 13:07
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Luckily the pros of buying from pbtech is local warranty and support and they sorted me new rails, great fast service on their end!


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