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Pros: Fits into a PCI-E x1 slot, outputs video to the screen. Does what I needed it to do. Not to mention it comes with a low profile bracket.
Cons: None that I've encountered
Other Thoughts: We installed these on a few ASUS 990FX boards we use to run our development enviornment off of. They're not outputing anything but black and white to the screen when hooked up to a monitor. I do not know if these work well with any other platforms. They're setup on Centos 5/6 machines running 990FX boards with FX chip sets and 32GB of ram.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: NORCO RPC-270 Black 2U Rackmount Server Case 2 External 5.25" Drive Bays
Pros: Easy to setup, uses standard ATX power supply, relatively lightweight but sturdy, easily holds newer ATX boards (we have ASUS 990x's in these) with plenty of clearance and no heat problems.
Cons: Finding rails that fit this case has been, and is continuing to be a nightmare. We've gone though about 10 different sets of rails. Even the Norco manufactured rails do not fit a standard 19" rack, the case with rails attached is too wide to fit by about 1/4 - 1/2 inch. The only set of rails so far that has been promising at all has been a set of Chembro's that Newegg discontinued so back to square one. The problem with most rails and this box is the rail mount points on the box are too low. If you look at the side pictures you'll notice the screw points are towards the bottom of the box. This makes it impossible to stack these and you wind up losing about 1 U of space per box because the only rails that seem to fit properly sit about 1/8-1/4 of an inch below the box itself. If this we're not such a problem, I'd probably have 20 of these cases in my rack.
Other Thoughts: I'll be continuing my search for a good set of rails to go with this box. Once that problem is resolved I won't have any grievances with these cases.READ FULL REVIEW