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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
  • 49% (927)
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    Good
  • 12% (226)
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post #11091 of 28613
so i just ordered a netbook to replace my stolen lappy.


just thought i would give an update sence i came here a couple times venting and looking for info.

the insurance company actually gave me enough to get a decent laptop but i decided to save that money for the reactor project. and because i need a mobile computing divice (for when i go visit my GF and such) i got this one. a friend of mine let me use his for a couple days and i like it. its not really fast or any thing but it dosent need to be. it will get me on teh intertewbs and on IM clients and some flash games. so its more than i need. for a mobile platform. and i can hide it in my cars glove box and not have it get stolen
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post #11092 of 28613
Striker.. that was the one that we picked out... that one is awesome.. It is almost a Lappy..

Hey I have a surprise for you... Here check out your pictures.. You are famous.
Edited by Enigma8750 - 7/13/10 at 9:49pm
    
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post #11093 of 28613
yes it is after reading a few hundred pages of review and looking at the info you guys gave me i picked that one.

i need to find out how to make a USB boot drive now this will be a learning experience!

WOOT!!!!


i hope i can keep the pictures as good as you guys seem to expect now....
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post #11094 of 28613
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Originally Posted by speedhunter View Post
I do use the reinforce cutting disk, manage to cut out 2 fan grills without shattering the disk. 1st I use the 45 degree method to make it round, but I found out it was too slow, so I use the normal straight cut, and it works better.. but still, 45mins per grill!

wow, idle at that temp, u should give more details on the proc though
I found cutting a circle with a Dremel or rotary tool is actually pretty easy. Mark out your cuts so that you are cutting on the inside(the circle) of the marking. Then don your protective goggles/glasses, hold the tool with both hands. Rest your hands & tool on the surface you are cutting(this acts as a guide). Then do drop/plunge cuts all along the inside edge of your marking(keeping your tool steady with the surface contact). Let the cut go only 1/4 the diameter of the disc, and lift the tool off the surface every time you do another drop/plunge cut. Try and let the weight of the tool do the work, don't push it to hard or else the disc will break or you will over shoot the mark and be mighty unhappy.

It is far better to cut off to little and have to file/grind it down later. A word of warning with a rotary grinding attachment is that they tend to be very brutal and jump around if you don't have a firm grip on the tool.
    
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post #11095 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Azone42 View Post
Thanks for the prompt replies.

Yeah, I noted those specifications. Basically, it'll fit if the side fan is removed, but I was concerned about the height above the cooler. I've seen it installed here, but it looks like a tight fit. I noted some people here had the Noctua with this case, so I was wondering how that was working out.

Perhaps I should opt for the HAF 922? Or perhaps save some money and find a smaller cooler.
You can't go wrong with the Corsair H-50. Fits nice and does an amazing job.
    
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post #11096 of 28613
Any ideas what he/her used for the drive bay cover?

Want to do something simalar

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post #11097 of 28613
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Originally Posted by DefecTalisman View Post
I found cutting a circle with a Dremel or rotary tool is actually pretty easy. Mark out your cuts so that you are cutting on the inside(the circle) of the marking. Then don your protective goggles/glasses, hold the tool with both hands. Rest your hands & tool on the surface you are cutting(this acts as a guide). Then do drop/plunge cuts all along the inside edge of your marking(keeping your tool steady with the surface contact). Let the cut go only 1/4 the diameter of the disc, and lift the tool off the surface every time you do another drop/plunge cut. Try and let the weight of the tool do the work, don't push it to hard or else the disc will break or you will over shoot the mark and be mighty unhappy.

It is far better to cut off to little and have to file/grind it down later. A word of warning with a rotary grinding attachment is that they tend to be very brutal and jump around if you don't have a firm grip on the tool.
thx for the tips, will try it tonite

guys, i'm upgrading my cpu cooler, here is the cooler i can get with price:

V8 ($64) < megahalems ($75) < Venomous X ($81) < CoolIT ECO A.L.C. ($87) < H50 ($102)

so, which do u suggest? i'm not heavy overclockers.

or there is better price/performance cooler u might add?
Edited by speedhunter - 7/14/10 at 4:15am
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post #11098 of 28613
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Any ideas what he/her used for the drive bay cover?

Want to do something simalar

I do believe that was a piece of an old VCR case.
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post #11099 of 28613
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I do believe that was a piece of an old VCR case.
Hmm

Had a look at some vcrs lying around

Couldnt find anything simalar
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post #11100 of 28613
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Yes, remove rear fan and mount rad in it's place.
Okay great, does the fan of the H50 have to be plugged in anywhere?
How does the thing get power? from apic i saw it looked like one of the cables was attached to the CPU fan (obviously) but how does the actual thing get its power?
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