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First post, by Y2KBazo

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Ive had this case in my basement and i cant get my head around the blaster pc logo on the front. I forget the model of the case but i remember it being a quite common off the shelf chassis. The blaster pc is actualy dyed onto the plastic, and it contains a chinese celeron board of sorts. I dont remember blaster pcs coming in these cases, so im wondering if its an official case or if someone decided to do that themself.

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Reply 3 of 6, by GL1zdA

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Y2KBazo wrote on 2021-11-17, 14:32:
GL1zdA wrote on 2021-11-17, 08:43:

Awesome thanks!
Now im just wondering why it has blaster pc on the front. I dont think the inwin cases were used by creative

Creative sometimes added badges in their boxes, which you could put on your case.

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Reply 4 of 6, by PC Hoarder Patrol

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Y2KBazo wrote on 2021-11-17, 14:32:
GL1zdA wrote on 2021-11-17, 08:43:

Awesome thanks!
Now im just wondering why it has blaster pc on the front. I dont think the inwin cases were used by creative

Was a joint venture between Creative Labs and Empac Computer (based in Ontario, Canada) in late 1999 to allow customers to build a PC to order, with lots of Creative Labs goodies, through the Blaster PC website - https://web.archive.org/web/19991012210823/ht … //blasterpc.ca/

Guess the InWin case was one of the options at some point

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Reply 6 of 6, by PC Hoarder Patrol

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EMPAC were an OEM system builder / integrator - the BlasterPC deal with CL is probably one of a number they had. If you look at their parts list on https://web.archive.org/web/19991013111135/ht … ca/Products.htm you can see what they were potentially offering clients - the cases / motherboards looks a decent list, and explains the OPs In Win / BlasterPC tie-up

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