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Recycling going bezerk?

 
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 13, 2011 1:31 am    Post subject: Recycling going bezerk? Reply with quote

I'm all for it, that green stuff, but this might just be a bit too much...

http://www.itworld.com/hardware/138740/asus-motherboard-box-doubles-a-pc-case

Come to think of it, it's actually quite clever... Case-modding made easy Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 13, 2011 7:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'll give them 10/10 for ingenuity at least. But I rather doubt that many people would go to the bother of building a temporary PC in the cardboard box, and then rebuilding it at a later date in a metal box. Who are these people who buy a new motherboard and then spend ages deciding what box to put it in? Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 13, 2011 4:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

stupid idea. No'one will do it as cardboard is crap for getting rid of heat.

What they're doing is using more cardboard then what they did previously now.

Well done ASUS.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 13, 2011 7:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mini-ITX boards generate very little heat, but I had the same thought as you that it uses more cardboard. That also makes it heavier, which increases the carbon footprint of transporting it.

All in all, a rather pointless gimmick, but one that will generate a fair bit of publicity for them.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 04, 2011 8:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I find this pretty ingenious. Haha, knowing me I would probably stick with that case instead of getting a "real one". That is, until it heated to cinders due to excessive computer use. Or do they supply a good fan with it?

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 17, 2011 1:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

LeeNukes wrote:
What they're doing is using more cardboard then what they did previously now.

Well done ASUS.


That's a good idea to keep carbon out of the atmosphere. Well done Asus. Why not use Kevlar, that has much more carbon content.

What a stupid POV. Who cares what a few micro molecules is going to do to the environment?

Do you know where they get cardboard from?

Trees.

Guess why they grow trees.

Damn, I'm getting upset over 390 ppm/plant food vss 74.998:24.998 inert gas and oxygen mix again!
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