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post #11961 of 28613
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Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
Any chance that you plugged in one of the PCI-E Video Card Connectors into the CPU Power on the board?
Hey Papa,

I don't think so because I took pictures of my computer in the old case and I have the power cords in the same places. Any other thoughts? I really don't know what to do...
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post #11962 of 28613
What PSU is that?

Is the CPU Power connector a 4 pin or an 8 pin (two 4 pins together)?

Go to this page and verify that you are using the correct connectors by checking the colors of the wires. CPU connectors have yellow wires by the clip while PCI-E Video Card Connectors have the black ones by the clip.
http://www.playtool.com/pages/psucon...s.html#atx12v4
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post #11963 of 28613
Quote:
Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
What PSU is that?

Is the CPU Power connector a 4 pin or an 8 pin (two 4 pins together)?

Go to this page and verify that you are using the correct connectors by checking the colors of the wires. CPU connectors have yellow wires by the clip while PCI-E Video Card Connectors have the black ones by the clip.
http://www.playtool.com/pages/psucon...s.html#atx12v4
Hey. The PSU is the 650 Watt ATX Power Supply. The Mobo is the P5N-E SLI. I checked the wires, the CPU power connector is a 4 pin. Actually all the four pin wires have yellow and black. I didn't see any connectors with just yellow or just black. Sorry I'm so computer stupid - probably shouldn't have tried to do this
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post #11964 of 28613
They won't fave all yellow or all black, they will have a combination of both. The CPU connector has the yellow ones by the clip with the black ones in back while the Video Card connectors have black by the clip with yellow in the back. That is why I included a link to a page that has pictures of the connectors.

Telling us it's a 650watt atx psu tells us absolutely nothing. If we had the brand and model (which should be on the label of the psu) we would be able to look up the specs to see what cables it has. Different PSU's have different cable arrangements.
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post #11965 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Biggrich76 View Post
So I just got a Storm Scout to replace my Antec 900. I bought the case mostly for the looks and the change of color scheme (from blue to red). I must say that the installation was quite easy compared to building in the Antec 900. The extra holes for wires and clips for drives really made it easy.

However, after having it running for a few hours there is one major downfall. Noise levels. The noise is significantly louder than my Antec 900. The fan noise is almost unbearable and the vibrations from the hard drive seem to rumble the entire case and cause a lot of unwanted noise.

There has also been an increase in temperature inside the case. Not as big of a deal as the noise, but still 5C higher on most components.

Can anyone recommend some solutions? Maybe some more silent replacement fans? Or a way to reduce the vibrations from the hard drive further? I have a fan controller that I will be installing, but I fear that reducing the speed of the fans will make the temps spike even more.

I really want to love this case but these things are really holding me back right now.

Thanks in advance.
Well for cooling put a 120mm or 140mm fan in the 5.25 drivebays if you have room, that will help more than anything for temps. The 140mm will just slide in nice and tight, the 120mm you will have to mount it. The noise levels I can't really say, the 2 Scouts that I built where very quiet. Do you have stock fans? If not are you using any fan controlers on them? Is there wires hitting the fan blades? Do you have anything loose in there, maybe a long shot but the back panel can be hard to put on sometimes, did it pop loose before you got the screws in? Do you have fans in the window? I never did that but a lot of people said that they got a lot of fan noise from that.
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post #11966 of 28613
Okay I checked the wires and the CPU one does have yellow by the clip and the video card does have black by the clip. The link below is the PSU I have:

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...?EdpNo=3276573

Thanks for helping me out with this.
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post #11967 of 28613
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Have you tried to re-installing your video card?
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post #11968 of 28613
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Originally Posted by GoodInk View Post
Have you tried to re-installing your video card?
Just tried to reinstall it but still not getting any video on my monitor. The fan on the video card is running and I've tried two monitors so far (both which worked earlier today). I do have an extra wire that doesn't have anywhere to go labeled HD Audio.
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post #11969 of 28613
Hey guys, I am the proud owner of a Scout as of just a few days ago. I am going to order a few Sata cables, and I am curious about what length most of you are using so I dont order too long, or too short. It will be a ATX mobo, not a micro. Thanks for any help!
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post #11970 of 28613
Xyrate, if nothing else works try clearing the bios (see your owners manual for the location of the jumper and instructions) for doing this.
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