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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
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post #13621 of 28613
Close, but no cigar.

CompuServe was a competitor to Quantum Link and was later absorbed by AOL.

ArpaNet (originally DarpaNet) was completely different. That was what eventually became what we now know as the Internet. Quantum Link, AOL, Compuserve, and Prodigy were private Online Networks and originally didn't have any access to the internet at all. Their early e-mail couldn't even communicate with the internet e-mail servers. When all of them first started, the internet was only for government and academic access. CIS (Compuserve), Prodigy, Quantum Link, etc. were accessable by anyone willing to pay the access fees long before actual internet access was available to the general public. CIS was the first of those to offer access to the internet as well as to it's own private network.

AppleLink was a joint venture with Apple for the Apple II and Mac computers, but was separate from Quantum Link (which was only for Commodore 64 and 128 computers). PC Link was released in a joint venture with the Tandy Corporation for PC computers. Apple Link's name was changed to America Online after Apple pulled out as a partner. Quantum Link and PC Link were eventually folded into the America Online brand name.
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post #13622 of 28613
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Oh Dude!! See, this is why we always say, ask here first, then make your decision. The cordless Dremel is a weak dog. Well, I'm saying that second hand. We had a guy who had one. I think it was Danny, that thing had little to no guts when it came to cutting metal! From what I understand of the Dremel line up, the cordless is designed for little things that you can't get to with a corded tool. It's nothing like having the latest 18V Li-ion Drill/ Driver/ Hammer drill which is a major workhorse. The cordless is to polish the doll house, buff out the rust spot on the lamp post, stuff like that, not major work. Lemme know if I'm wrong & I hope you can exchange it for a good one. You don't have to have a Dremel for this work. I had a Black & Decker Wizard for 15 years & it was fantastic. It should be great for acrylic & even if you want to get into Glass Etching. PM me if you do, I have tips!!

About the full acrylic panel: Nope, don't think so, I've seen a few on the Haf & you need a thick sheet, a good hinge set & a strong clasp but it looks Sweeeet!
Thanks for the input Bri. I do have a corded Dremel as well as a 2" Dewalt die grinder...I only picked up the Dremel for light cutting/detailing really...figured the 12v Liion + 20k rpm would get most jobs done...especially when it comes down to engraving/etching acr...ooh, I've already said too much. lol.

I'm not planning on doing any major Scout renovations other than the typical cutting/removal of the metal shrouds and plastic 'crosshairs' that cover the top and front fans. I may do some light mobo tray cutting and uchannel application for better cable routing, bt that's pretty much it. I'm still not 100% comfortable with a full window mod, but it's nothing a couple shots of JW Black and a few slaps to the face won't fix.

TBH: I'm more psyched about the carbon fibre. Hopefully it looks better than I'd imagine as a full false floor and HDD tray cover. Plus I'll end up using scraps for adding a touch of flair here and there.
post #13623 of 28613
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Thanks for the input Bri. I do have a corded Dremel as well as a 2" Dewalt die grinder...I only picked up the Dremel for light cutting/detailing really...figured the 12v Liion + 20k rpm would get most jobs done...especially when it comes down to engraving/etching acr...ooh, I've already said too much. lol.

I'm not planning on doing any major Scout renovations other than the typical cutting/removal of the metal shrouds and plastic 'crosshairs' that cover the top and front fans. I may do some light mobo tray cutting and uchannel application for better cable routing, bt that's pretty much it. I'm still not 100% comfortable with a full window mod, but it's nothing a couple shots of JW Black and a few slaps to the face won't fix.

TBH: I'm more psyched about the carbon fibre. Hopefully it looks better than I'd imagine as a full false floor and HDD tray cover. Plus I'll end up using scraps for adding a touch of flair here and there.
If you're gonna do any case cutting do yourself a favor a get the diamond wheel for your dremel. I know it's $20, but you will not regret the purchase.
    
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post #13624 of 28613
Can anyone recommend some decent 140mm fans for the scout.
I wanna replace the 2 140mm case fans (front and top) to increase the airflow.
I've heard the Thermalright TY-140's are good balance between airflow and noise.
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Edited by Enigma8750 - 10/8/10 at 10:26am
    
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mines better
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post #13628 of 28613
I started using an external enclosure that has an eSATA connector on it. I haven't to this point used the SATA port on my Scout front panel. I have some questions (I don't have the case in front of me at the moment):
  • Is the port on the front panel SATA or eSATA?
  • Is the other end of the cable supplied with the case SATA or eSATA?
  • About how long is the cable in the Scout?

If it's really a SATA cable just ported to an eSATA connector on the front then I'll have to be careful with total cable length.
     
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post #13629 of 28613
Unless I am mistaken, the front panel port is an esata port that plugs into a SATA port on the motherboard. As long as you have AHCI enabled in the bios you can hot swap plug in either a regular SATA drive or an ESata drive, but you would need to use an ESata cable to do so and a regular SATA drive would need a power source.
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post #13630 of 28613
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Don't we want to avoid the sleeve bearing on the top fan? I always thought they wore out quicker when the fan was horizontal like that.
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