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Posted · Original PosterOP

As the title says, I found what seems to be a pretty old ATX PC Case but no amount of google-fu is getting an ID on it!

 

The motherboard tray supports up to an ATX motherboard (and mabe E-ATX, I dont own one to test), and slides out from the case. Maybe somebody here knows what it is?

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2 hours ago, imreloadin said:

Paging @TVwazhere

Not a clue


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paging @Tristerin here because he did such a great job on identifying one of mine (cedar mill)


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1 hour ago, LukeSavenije said:

paging @Tristerin here because he did such a great job on identifying one of mine (cedar mill)

Thank you!  I love this game. 

 

@SenpaiKaplan can you open up the side of the case and give me a pic of the guts?

 

@LukeSavenije @SenpaiKaplan

 

Its a chassis off a Hellstorm 2000

 

Since it has the side window whereas the Hellstorm 2000 does not, Im trying to find a 2.0 version.

 

EDIT - Maybe, that's the easiest clue but Im sure someones google fu found that one already...its not solved yet!


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3 minutes ago, Tristerin said:

@LukeSavenije @SenpaiKaplan

 

Its a chassis off a Hellstorm 2000

 

Since it has the side window whereas the Hellstorm 2000 does not, Im trying to find a 2.0 version.

it might be modded... just a idea


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1 hour ago, LukeSavenije said:

it might be modded... just a idea

It may be, I want to see the guts

 

Also Tornado 2000, but both of those models mentioned have the 3.5" up top and are missing the extra 5.25 bay. 

 

So its not the

Hellstorm 2000

Tornado 2000

Tornado 1000

 

Apparently 3dcool used to be the *ish lol a lot of OLD forums suggest them...but I cant find this model.  Im working today so I have to get back to that but Im still on the hunt!  Just info sharing maybe someone can catapult this search with those case search terms while Im away!

 

There was a Tornado 3000 but I CANNOT find a pic of that...1000 is smaller than 2000 and 2000 is smaller than the one pictured (with no sliding front)

 

Another manufacturer using a VERY similar chassis is the Chieftec Dragon full tower.  Some have a sliding, some have a swing open front.  But the bezels don't match.

 

@OP I need that pictures of the innards :) 


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Posted · Original PosterOP

@TristerinHere you go! Dont crucify my cable management too much, this is a temporary build until Zen 3 comes out :P

 

And yes, I mounted my 120MM AIO to the side panel, its the only 120mm fan in the case.

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And I do believe the side panel window was modded in, the fan holes look like they were cut with a hand tool up close.


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2 minutes ago, SenpaiKaplan said:

And I do believe the side panel window was modded in, the fan holes look like they were cut with a hand tool up close.

I noticed the rubber grommet on the side window looks to be for a car windshield lol

 

Im going to look later some more - it may be a different front bezel on a Chieftec Dragon Full Tower - that inside pic lets me know that's a full aluminum tower as well.

 


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Just now, Tristerin said:

I noticed the rubber grommet on the side window looks to be for a car windshield lol

 

Im going to look later some more - it may be a different front bezel on a Chieftec Dragon Full Tower - that inside pic lets me know that's a full aluminum tower as well.

 

It is infact all aluminum, I appreciate your help. I will say super tower-esque cases like this are a treat to work in; even old ones like this!


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9 minutes ago, SenpaiKaplan said:

It is infact all aluminum, I appreciate your help. I will say super tower-esque cases like this are a treat to work in; even old ones like this!

I use a EATX mid tower...I love working in it.


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3 minutes ago, aezakmi said:

nice case

Very! I got it from Goodwill for $20 USD, I wish removable motherboard trays never died.


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Removable trays where rare indeed. Was working as a PC-builder in that time-frame and do remember that some AOpen-chassis had that feature. Chieftech was up there as cream-de'la-cream, Cooler-Master and Lian-Li was exclusive with full aluminium chassis. CM had specific modell(s) in alu and Lian-Li was alu only.

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2 hours ago, Mattias Edeslatt said:

Removable trays where rare indeed. Was working as a PC-builder in that time-frame and do remember that some AOpen-chassis had that feature. Chieftech was up there as cream-de'la-cream, Cooler-Master and Lian-Li was exclusive with full aluminium chassis. CM had specific modell(s) in alu and Lian-Li was alu only.

They make life so much easier to work in! That really needs to come back into fashion, and I remember Linus (or maybe it was Dimitri?) agreeing with me in some build video.


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8 minutes ago, jonnyGURU said:

It's a Chenming 901.

 

 

from the inside I agree, but from the outside it doesn't look like it...


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8 minutes ago, LukeSavenije said:

from the inside I agree, but from the outside it doesn't look like it...

Those bezels came in a million varieties.  At Computex 2001, 2002, 2003, etc. you would go to the Chenming booth, there'd only be three *different* cases, but a hundred on display.  The difference being the bezel.

 

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Those bezels came in a million varieties.  At Computex 2001, 2002, 2003, etc. you would go to the Chenming booth, there'd only be three *different* cases, but a hundred on display.  The difference being the bezel.

 

ah okay... this was way before my time... in 2003 I would be 1 years old...


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26 minutes ago, jonnyGURU said:

It's a Chenming 901.

 

 

My case only has 1 fan for exhaust where the Chenming has 2, atleast from the varients I can find pictures of. I also only have 1 caddy for 3.5" drives (though I'm sure it at one point had 2). The side panel is also wrong, mine has no latch


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48 minutes ago, SenpaiKaplan said:

My case only has 1 fan for exhaust where the Chenming has 2, atleast from the varients I can find pictures of. I also only have 1 caddy for 3.5" drives (though I'm sure it at one point had 2). The side panel is also wrong, mine has no latch

No.  Chenming is a manufacturer.  Not a model.

 

That's why it's a 901.  The PSU is mid mounted and there's the 80mm fan towards the top.

 

The Chenming you're thinking of is the one that was rebranded "Dragon" by Chieftech, Ultra, Antec, etc.  It's slightly smaller and has the PSU at the top with the two 80mm fans side by side just below.

 

As for the latch:  Even the Dragon variants don't all have side latches.  Some only had the slide in side panel.

 

The "3DCool.com" badge could be coincidental, but the case (or build) might have actually come from them, and the fact that 3DCool bought cases directly from Chenming and not one of their distributors sort of wraps up my conclusion in a nice little package.

 

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im fairly sure that case is modded by the way the acrylic is in there, its a well made mod but it screams not factory and 2000s mod to me


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15 minutes ago, Bananasplit_00 said:

im fairly sure that case is modded by the way the acrylic is in there, its a well made mod but it screams not factory and 2000s mod to me

I can almost guarantee that it is, as noted above the holes look like they were cut with a hand tool (Cuts are not perfect, minor heat damage to the lexan on the edge of the holes), and the rubber around the lexan is automotive window gasket


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On 2/10/2019 at 2:33 PM, jonnyGURU said:

No.  Chenming is a manufacturer.  Not a model.

 

That's why it's a 901.  The PSU is mid mounted and there's the 80mm fan towards the top.

 

The Chenming you're thinking of is the one that was rebranded "Dragon" by Chieftech, Ultra, Antec, etc.  It's slightly smaller and has the PSU at the top with the two 80mm fans side by side just below.

 

As for the latch:  Even the Dragon variants don't all have side latches.  Some only had the slide in side panel.

 

The "3DCool.com" badge could be coincidental, but the case (or build) might have actually come from them, and the fact that 3DCool bought cases directly from Chenming and not one of their distributors sort of wraps up my conclusion in a nice little package.

 

The Chenming 901 has several features mine does not, or lacks features mine does (from looking at pics)

The 901 has dual 80MM rear fans. mine does not.

The Chenming does not appear to have a removable motherboard tray, mine does.

The Chenming 901 has a very different PSU mount.

The Chenming 901 has dual floppy bays, mine has 1

The Chenming 901's bezels are very different, but I do not doubt that this may have been changed.

 

TL;DR, I do not believe my case is a Chenming 901, but I thank you for your help.


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