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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
  • 49% (927)
    Great
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    Good
  • 12% (226)
    Meh
  • 1% (27)
    Bad
  • 5% (108)
    SUX
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post #12001 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Shiggins View Post
First off, I love my 5770 vapor and it runs ice cold. People will tell you to go 58xx series or get a fermi but for the games I run (TF2, L4D, SC2, Broderlands) the 5770 plus my 930 can max everything out.

In terms of cooling, yeah you are right to get rid of the stock cooler. The cheapest option out there of quality would be the CM Hyper 212+ which I got for 25 bucks. It does its job pretty well up to the high 3s I've heard. If you want to hit 4.0, you would want to look at the h50/h70 for premade "water cooling loops" or something like the venemous x/megahalems for air cooling.

The scout can be water-cooled but it requires some work. Usually the only rads you can fit are 120mm:
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_Aid5Wp9BHWM/Sz...7s%20Build.jpg

Unless you sacrifice the front 5.25" bays and HDD cage in which case a 2x120mm works (I think it was Striker36 or BriSleep that posted a picture of one held in using rubber tubing but I can't find it)

There are some watercooled scouts on the first page you can use for ideas. Personally, I am just going to switch over to a h50/h70 when I start OCing as it looks so pretty in this case and is easy to install.

I think that covers as much as I have learned from these guys over the past few months. Wait for the vets though, they will fill you in better.

Sorry for the wall-o-text.
Hey! Thanks for the quick reply man! I'm definitely looking into this, and since I just want to hit mid-to-high 3's, that seems like the most cheapest, and feasible solution right now!

I'll forget water cooling until I have enough money to make a new build for now I guess. Thanks so much, and will post back with my (hopefully) completed build soon!

I can't wait till this Thursday!
Edited by Shiro786 - 8/21/10 at 12:02pm
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post #12002 of 28613
Picked up my first part today, seagate 500gb 7200rpm HDD.
Gotta say I love the scout given my first impression with the hard drive caddy. Super easy setup with the tool-less nature of the scout. Took about ten seconds to install, Love this case!


Barracuda Drive by Raspinudo, on Flickr
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post #12003 of 28613
Has anyone tried to just cut off the grills on the side window too stop the noise? Or would I be better off just building a new window?
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post #12004 of 28613
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Has anyone tried to just cut off the grills on the side window too stop the noise? Or would I be better off just building a new window?
I would just make a new window, it's really easy. Then you can place fans anywhere you want them.
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post #12005 of 28613
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I would just make a new window, it's really easy. Then you can place fans anywhere you want them.
This is true, my V8 is in the way for the second fan. I was thinking of doing a new window with maybe a bigger fan or other locations for 2 120mm.
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post #12006 of 28613
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This is true, my V8 is in the way for the second fan. I was thinking of doing a new window with maybe a bigger fan or other locations for 2 120mm.
Is there a slimmer fan you could install or is their no room whatsoever?
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post #12007 of 28613
Ya thx, even if the slimmer fan fit it would be blowing right on the top of the V8
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post #12008 of 28613
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Ya thx, even if the slimmer fan fit it would be blowing right on the top of the V8
Oh ok, yeah cutting a new panel would probably be more beneficial.
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post #12009 of 28613
Yes it might, still working on the build, it is still a work in progress, just hate to put more money into it, I installed 2 Front 120mm R4 and now it seems that I dont need the side fan as high as before, currently just running it at 900rpm and that is silent, but it has not been as hot here as it was before I installed the 2 R4's.
Where I live in the north east, I only have like 5-6 weeks of real hot weather, most of the year my office is like 65-68F
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post #12010 of 28613
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Made a new custom window for my case today. I think it turned out pretty good. Can anyone recommend any good dust filters that will go with this?

Beautiful Work Junior.. These will be great on the back of The fan. They snap in and are easy to clean. If you take some sand paper and scrub the inside of your fan holes, Very Carefully, you will get a Factory Look on them.
    
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