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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
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post #10921 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Bradey View Post
2. i don't think so for your board
if to are installed then it will run at 8x/8x
if one it will run at 16x
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Originally Posted by baldo_1013 View Post
trying out Xfire 5850's







it looks cramp in there, but totaly neat n nice, i hope u could follow up with side panel on and some temperature when your rig is on load wonder how the air flow in there
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Originally Posted by Enigma8750 View Post
For 2... If you use Crossfire or Sli your motherboard will be 8x8

But either Pci E can be used for 16x if you use one card.. Use the one that you need to use.. they are both 16x singles. they only get split if you use two video cards.

1. Yes Removing the Cage will help with air flow by about 30 to 50 percent.
if i'm going for cf like baldo, which will set for 8x/8x, wont it bring down the performance of the card? just asking, wont be using cf, hehe

i think i will be removing the hdd cage to see some improvement, worth a try thx enigma and bradey.

and baldo, i envy your picture, so professional
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post #10922 of 28613
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Those are some really high temps.. If I were you I would see about getting alittle more exhaust out of your case and maybe go with the H50 Hydro.
That is the other route I'm thinking about. I'm thinking the CM 5.25" HDD adapter and mounting the H50 in there as an intake, then getting a better 140mm top fan. The other route I'm thinking is switching my to my Sniper case and going full on water cooled. I'll still have the Scout, it will just have my old PC's guts and will be my HTPC. The good part about that route is I could use my V8 and replace my AC Freezer 7. But I think the cheapest route is the Mega and it seems to work better the harder you push the limits. The best route would be full on water cooling. I'm not sure if I would get better results from the H50 than the Mega. Damn I hate having to make decisions like this.
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post #10923 of 28613
it will drop the performance bu about 10-25%?
    
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post #10924 of 28613
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Originally Posted by GoodInk View Post
That is the other route I'm thinking about. I'm thinking the CM 5.25" HDD adapter and mounting the H50 in there as an intake, then getting a better 140mm top fan. The other route I'm thinking is switching my to my Sniper case and going full on water cooled. I'll still have the Scout, it will just have my old PC's guts and will be my HTPC. The good part about that route is I could use my V8 and replace my AC Freezer 7. But I think the cheapest route is the Mega and it seems to work better the harder you push the limits. The best route would be full on water cooling. I'm not sure if I would get better results from the H50 than the Mega. Damn I hate having to make decisions like this.
u know what, i'm getting the same temp as that BUT while gaming only, not yet test with prime, and as we can know, prime is pushing more than gaming.
if enigma said that its already too high, then i'm in danger too. what is your ambient temp? at most if u r switching to mega, might drop at most 10c, which is for me already good enough
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it will drop the performance bu about 10-25%?
r u quoting me? if yes, then that is y i dont like cf, single card solution is better, cooler, cheaper, less power requirement
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post #10925 of 28613
Well a good rule of thumb is the H-50 is equal or better than the Thermalright cooler that is over a hundred Dollars..
    
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post #10926 of 28613
This is the case that inspired me to build my Scout and then make this club..

Salute to you Bill Owen.. Thanks for the inspiration.

YouTube- Cooler Master CM Storm Scout "Digital Camo" Case Mod 2009 Computex, click this link www.mnpctech.com
    
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post #10927 of 28613
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No that's not how you do it. You lay it on the carpet then you position the side panel to go on. Then using your head in the center for pressure you use both hands to push on the bottom using your feet for traction while the dwarf with his pet monkey you picked up hitch hiking earlier that day hops up and down on the top of the panel while your sister hits it with a large hammer to slide into the slots until your best friend can get a screw started.
Lol, what happens if you didn't pick up the dwarf and ended up with a transsexual hooker :s

I am so glad that my side panel slides on with the greatest of ease. I can even use one hand whilst the case is running
    
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post #10928 of 28613
See things are running smooth as usual.
Alittle update on mine, with them 3x 140mm fans in the front i found that 5 month down the line my pc was just a big ball of fur/dust so i takes it apart to clean the amzing amount of crap out of it.
Sadly i was doing it while i was re-installing windows and i pulled out the gfx fan molex to use for the dvd rom as i have ripped the dvd bays out so its a dvd-less case.
Just before windows format the pc went dead, gfx was'nt all that hot really.
Anyway it died, i tried a mates gfx on mine and that didnt work either so looks as if i blew the mobo and gfx, sent mobo back they sending it back working and i've seen pics of it working so thats really good news, i got a msi hawk 5770 comin in next few days.
Am using same setup but using the 4 pin cpu power rather than the 8 i was using with teh other board, maybe the 8pin cpu power has blown , will soon find out.
    
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post #10929 of 28613
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Lol, what happens if you didn't pick up the dwarf and ended up with a transsexual hooker :s
Then you probably wouldn't be worried about getting the side panel on your Scout
    
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post #10930 of 28613
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Baldo.. You always take the Nicest Pictures.. Your photography skills are second to none..
I was just thinking the same. No sleeving or fanciness. Just and old vcr and great camera skills.
    
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