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post #421 of 12421
Yeah I would say black mesh to match the rest, or no mesh at all.
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post #422 of 12421
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Number one you have to like it first.

Now having said that what I suggest if it can be done is to continue the tinted color scheme onto that mesh. If you cannot do it the mesh the way it stands now is "just good" but again you have to like it though and IMHO it might be too bright a contrast against the rest of the panel - but that's my personal taste.

If all else fails then a tinted window.

Hopefully with more opinions you can make your own decision.

The case is a REAL GEM already.
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Yeah I would say black mesh to match the rest, or no mesh at all.


Thanks... I was thinking that too..

I am going Legal Tint with it.. Real Glass window.
Edited by unimatrixzero - 10/28/11 at 5:00pm
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post #423 of 12421
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Originally Posted by unimatrixzero;15489499 
So give me your honest opinion on this.. Thumbs up or down on this look instead of Tinted window.. Either is good.. I just have to decide.

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So Black out.. or Gold.. What is your opinion?

I bet that wrap looks 100 times better in person biggrin.gif As for the mesh, I use the gold only if you can replace the stock or paint to match(if you do this then try to find mesh like the stock stuff and make it gold) Then cut the vent area above the stock mesh and put in the same stuff.
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post #424 of 12421
Made a quick PS of what it might look like, but do it all with the same mesh, and cut the fan mounts out if you don't plan to use them. I like the mesh you have over the stock stuff. Make it a positive pressure case to push dust out.
Edited by GoodInk - 10/28/11 at 5:38pm
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post #425 of 12421
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Quote:
Originally Posted by GoodInk;15491988 
I bet that wrap looks 100 times better in person biggrin.gif As for the mesh, I use the gold only if you can replace the stock or paint to match(if you do this then try to find mesh like the stock stuff and make it gold) Then cut the vent area above the stock mesh and put in the same stuff.

I agree.. I was just trying to work with stuff that I already had lying around. But I have decided to go with Glass and Tinting it.

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This is way too getto for me.. but secretly it looks good.
Edited by unimatrixzero - 10/28/11 at 5:42pm
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post #426 of 12421
I agree, all the same mesh or not at all.
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post #427 of 12421
Hey guys, I'm building a new computer, haven't done it in years since my old one kicked ass. Finding internal parts for the build has been easy, but finding a case has been overwhelming, I'm in between this one and the Thermaltake Overseer RX-I (smaller, lighter, correct placement of fan filters), but I like the looks and material of the trooper better. I got two questions for you trooper owners.
1. how heavy does the case feel? 30lbs for a case is alot, but it has a handle, how does it feel to transport it wth all the stuff inside? I go to some lan parties, not all the time, but I also move my computer desk from time to time, I dont want it to feel like a hassle.
2. How is it against dust? It has dust filters on the buttom and on the top, the top is pointless for me and for most people since it is usually setup as an exhaust, but I will have front side and buttom for intake, and front and side panels dont have filters, does it have something to protect the case against dust that I'm missing from pictures and reviews?

Thanks in advance, this is a new case and this forum is the only place I can really ask the owners for an honest opinion!
post #428 of 12421
Quote:
Originally Posted by the_entropy;15493013 
Hey guys, I'm building a new computer, haven't done it in years since my old one kicked ass. Finding internal parts for the build has been easy, but finding a case has been overwhelming, I'm in between this one and the Thermaltake Overseer RX-I (smaller, lighter, correct placement of fan filters), but I like the looks and material of the trooper better. I got two questions for you trooper owners.
1. how heavy does the case feel? 30lbs for a case is alot, but it has a handle, how does it feel to transport it wth all the stuff inside? I go to some lan parties, not all the time, but I also move my computer desk from time to time, I dont want it to feel like a hassle.
2. How is it against dust? It has dust filters on the buttom and on the top, the top is pointless for me and for most people since it is usually setup as an exhaust, but I will have front side and buttom for intake, and front and side panels dont have filters, does it have something to protect the case against dust that I'm missing from pictures and reviews?

Thanks in advance, this is a new case and this forum is the only place I can really ask the owners for an honest opinion!

1. I don't have the Trooper, but I do have a Scout that is loaded with water cooling system and I would not even want to move this case with out the hand. I can not say on how the Trooper is balanced but from the reviews I have seen, they said it was well balance with the case looded up with parts. I would think the Trooper would be easier to move around than the Overseer from having owned PCs with and with out handles.

2. From the FAQ on the CM web site
Q. Are there removable dust filters? Where?
A. There are dust filters at every intake. One dust filter slides easily in and out of the back of the top of the case. The bottom holds two separate dust filters that slide out of the front and back of the bottom respectively. These bottom two dust filters catch dust from the power supply and bottom 2 x 120mm fan intakes. The 5.25" bay covers also function as removable filters. The side panels have dust filters built-in that can be easily cleaned.

FAQ can be found here
http://www.coolermaster-usa.com/landing/trooper/home.php?page=faq
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post #429 of 12421
sorry if this has been asked already, but how many 120mm fans can this case hold? im placing my order next friday and i already have 8 scythe GT's that ive collected over the months. they are laying around collecting dust, so i want to replace the fans that are in the case with the GT's. how many of them will i be able to use?

also, how many fans can that controller on the case support? CM's site was not clear about that or would i be better off getting a seperate controller for the fans?

thanks for whatever info you can provide.
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post #430 of 12421
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it is heavy but it is not hard to transport the handle is large and stable and easy to manhandle.. 30 pounds is pretty stout but the center of gravity on the case is easy to handle.. I like it.

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Edited by unimatrixzero - 10/28/11 at 8:09pm
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