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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
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post #11131 of 28613
95% sure the best coolers out right now are the Cogage Arrow Cooler,

the Noctua DH14,

and the Thermalright Venomous X


I forgot of the Prolimatech Armageddon performs better or worse than those.
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Thanks Lt. Gen Katon.. I was hoping that some one would dive in... Rep up. Since the Corsair H50 or the new ECO has come out. These little self contained units are out performing the Thermalrights and those were the best air coolers on the Market bar Non.. I think that either one of the H-50 or the ECO would be a optimum Choice.
    
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You know.. this is like a guy says who's the prettiest Girl in the world and you get Hally Berry from one guy and the you get a blond from another guy and then a Red head from another.. But my Favorite cooler for the Scout is the H-50.. But that is a self contained all in one water system. So.. Lets see..

Also It depends on AMD or INtel. Intel you can turn the cooler in 90 degree intervals and the AMD you are locked into a side to side mode.. But I will try to answer your Question the best I know how. Steal the Info from someone else's Trial and Error..

So here we are......and Welcome to the Feud...

The top three best answers for not pulling the top would have to be....


Number 3.

The New Cooler Master V6



Number 2.

Xigmatek Thor's Hammer S126384 27.6°C over ambient



Number 1.

Prolimatech Megahalems CPU Cooler

I'd have to say that considering that heatpipe coolers (and why would anyone worried about performance consider anything else?) and their performance are directly related to the amount of and length of pipe. The best performing units are the tall direct contact heatpipe coolers with four or more heatpipes, so any cooler that fits with top side panel fan in the Scout, while performing admirably but not optimally cannot be considered the best for the Scout fan or no fan. This is why the H-50 and coolers like it are such a great choice for cases like the Scout that either aren't wide enough to fit the megahalem style "air" coolers or large enough without extensive modification to consider a full on liquid cooling setup. There is one more thing to consider when trying to choose between "air" and "liquid" coolers. By definition of physics all CPU coolers are "air" coolers. The only difference between them all is the medium through which the heat is exchanged to the air. All of which rely on air moving through the heat exchanger whether it be an active (using a fan) or passive (radiant) configuration to effectively cool the CPU. Go with the H-50. It has a smaller footprint than "air" coolers and if you still need more cooling you can add that coveted top side panel fan for help.
Edited by Rockr69 - 7/14/10 at 6:59pm
    
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post #11134 of 28613
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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?
To answer you question; it gets power for the pump through the CPU fan header and the fan through either a fan header or an adapter to the PSU.
    
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I'd have to say that considering that heatpipe coolers (and why would anyone worried about performance consider anything else?) and their performance are directly related to the amount of and length of pipe. The best performing units are the tall direct contact heatpipe coolers with four or more heatpipes, so any cooler that fits with top side panel fan in the Scout, while performing admirably but not optimally cannot be considered the best for the Scout fan or no fan. This is why the H-50 and coolers like it are such a great choice for cases like the Scout that either aren't wide enough to fit the megahalem style "air" coolers or large enough without extensive modification to consider a full on liquid cooling setup. There is one more thing to consider when trying to choose between "air" and "liquid" coolers. By definition of physics all CPU coolers are "air" coolers. The only difference between them all is the medium through which the heat is exchanged to the air. All of which rely on air moving through the heat exchanger whether it be an active (using a fan) or passive (radiant) configuration to effectively cool the CPU. Go with the H-50. It has a smaller footprint than "air" coolers and if you still need more cooling you can add that coveted top side panel fan for help.
You are a Word Smith my friend.. Very well said and very true.
    
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You are a Word Smith my friend.. Very well said and very true.
Thanks E. I guess that's what stuck before I doped up my brain when I was younger!
    
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I was the same way.. Pot and cigarettes. Couldn't get enough of either.. Now Neither.. I am surprised we still are able to type our names.. LOL
    
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Hey Bri... How is the Home Modding going..

This is my favorite bathroom MOD. paint the floor.

    
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You are a Word Smith my friend.. Very well said and very true.
Yep! I've said it before, he always has an annoying, no, a mean, no, a vicious, no, an un-canny. Yeah, that's the ticket an un-canny way of saying what I'm trying to talk myself into or out of before I even figure it out myself.

Really Rockr, just ribbin ya , you know how you figure out what I'm thinking before I know how to explain it. I seriously told someone to ask you to explain the theory of, dang, too tired. Remember when you wrote 2 sentences and I said you explained the theory of motion and air in fewer words than I usually write. He thought I was kidding!
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I was the same way.. Pot and cigarettes. Couldn't get enough of either.. Now Neither.. I am surprised we still are able to type our names.. LOL
...uh, who am I again?
    
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