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Torture Rack 2: Evaluation

Cage Match: Four Open-Air ATX Chassis
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Shorter case sides allow even easier access to the motherboard than the Torture Rack provided, though there’s no room for additional cooling fans. The Torture Rack 2 is thus best suited to air or liquid nitrogen cooling, providing a more attractive and easily-transported alternative to the typical case-free configurations often used in LN2 overclocking competitions.

Pros:

Reduced 14.3” x 12.1” x 10.6” dimensions increase portability
Decreased side height (1.5” above motherboard standoffs) eases motherboard access
Dual power supply mounts increase component placement flexibility
Power and Reset buttons at front edge of motherboard tray
Open-frame motherboard tray for better cooling and easier cooler installation
Handy carrying handles
Sturdy 3/8” acrylic construction

Cons:

No space for fans
Identical power and reset cables are easily reversed

Other Thoughts:

A couple screwless standoffs would ease motherboard swaps, making the Torture Rack 2 ideal for motherboard testing.

Best For:

Liquid nitrogen overclocking competitions

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