Intel Skulltrail - pictures including SLI

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Intel Skulltrail Pictures
 
One of our recommended retailer partners, Aqua-PC's has snapped some quick pictures of Intels new Skulltrail platform running SLI, with permission from Intel who were at the LN2 meet.
 
skulltrail 1  skulltrail 2
 
skulltrail 3
 
skulltrail 4  skulltrail 5
 
skulltrail 6
 
Looking rosy with dual CPU and dual 8800 GTX :) The coolers are a couple Intel had lying around, although it would be nice to see some sort of retail watercooling from them.
 
Anyway, we thought we'd give you some foor for thought, so discuss away here.
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13-01-2008, 12:02:27

mark73
Hey,
Has anyone on here ever built a computer that will fit in a 19" Rack. They use them for servers mainly but i want to build one for a recording studio. If i bought a 4U server case for instance would it be just the same to build as a normal ATX case ?
If anyone has one i would be grateful to see some pictures and opinions.
Also, they are generally more expensive than ATX cases so is there anywhere that sell them cheap or should i keep an eye out on ebay for a second hand one ?
Cheers
Mark

13-01-2008, 15:27:00

Jim

Hey,
Has anyone on here ever built a computer that will fit in a 19" Rack. They use them for servers mainly but i want to build one for a recording studio. If i bought a 4U server case for instance would it be just the same to build as a normal ATX case ?
If anyone has one i would be grateful to see some pictures and opinions.
Also, they are generally more expensive than ATX cases so is there anywhere that sell them cheap or should i keep an eye out on ebay for a second hand one ?
Cheers
Mark



Yeah I've built a few 1u and 2u rigs and its pretty much exactly the same as building inside a tower case. Only thing to look out for is the size of the CPU cooler (tho this shouldn't be a problem on 4u).

Deffo keep an eye out on ebay. 4U's aren't generally as desirable as 1u and 2u, so they should go pretty cheap :)

13-01-2008, 15:35:23

mark73
Cheers.
I only used 4U as an example because i didnt think you would be able to fit things like PCI cards into a 1U or 2U. But like you say, a 4U should be more straight forward anyway.So can you use a normal power supply or has it got to be a different one ?

13-01-2008, 15:54:02

mark73
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/19-black-rackmount-case_W0QQitemZ320206226865QQihZ011QQcategoryZ80168QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
Do you reckon that would be worth a bid ? I know its a mess and needs a panel in the back but with a good clean up and a little bit of work do you reckon it would work ?

13-01-2008, 16:25:48

Kempez
I think it could be OK, but it might be worth getting something a little more together

13-01-2008, 16:57:04

Jim

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/19-black-rackmount-case_W0QQitemZ320206226865QQihZ011QQcategoryZ80168QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
Do you reckon that would be worth a bid ? I know its a mess and needs a panel in the back but with a good clean up and a little bit of work do you reckon it would work ?



Nah hold out. I see 4U's one ebay quite a bit.
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