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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
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post #14071 of 28613
Nice! I look forward to buying an HD 5850 then! Mind you if theres a 5870 thats nice and short in length (easily fits in the case so well that I should go ahead and put two in there!) with a lifetime warranty, then I would go for that. Any suggestions for a short length 5870 worth owning two of which would be powered by a 750W PSU?

Oh yea, and next question, Can you mount one of the fans for the h70 outside of the case? (I'm trying to keep a nice clean look to the interior.)
Edited by YoursTruly - 10/19/10 at 7:02pm
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post #14072 of 28613
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Nice! I look forward to buying an HD 5850 then! Mind you if theres a 5870 thats nice and short in length (easily fits in the case so well that I should go ahead and put two in there!) with a lifetime warranty, then I would go for that. Any suggestions for a short length 5870 worth owning two of?

Oh yea, and next question, Can you mount one of the fans for the h70 outside of the case? (I'm trying to keep a nice clean look to the interior.)
Without modification you can't fit two 5870s in your Scout, but with your 890FX-GD70 you can fit one in no problem. The end will barely protrude into the Optical drive bay. I know becaus eI have the 790FX-GD70 and a 5870
    
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it fits ok in the drives ??
This is how I do mine:

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/6796905/Pent...ScoutFront.jpg
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post #14074 of 28613
hey...I want to get this PSU in the future for my scout....

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139015

but Im worried because of this review:

Pros: High Efficiency
Lowest ripple/noise of anything out right now
Pretty silent
Sleek and beautiful cables. (Even the wires under the nylon sleeving are solid black, no more yellow/red eyesoars peaking through)

Cons: 120mm fan (135 or 140 would have been better, like on older corsair models)
Can get noisey with high watt usage. (larger fan would have been quieter)
Only 4 PCI-E plugs. 6 would be nice.
When using both EPS12V wires, you are limited to TWO PCI-e plugs!

Other Thoughts: I was extremely disappointed to find out that when using the second EPS12V cable that you lose TWO PCI-E wires... Come on, corsair. Why so stingy on the wires? Similar brands in this wattage come with dedicated dual EPS12v's and 4 PCI-E, even up to 6 PCI-E wires! I need to go out and buy a EPS12V "Y splitter" to free up all 4 PCI-E now. Thanks Corsair... As if this didn't already cost enough. So, 1 egg off for the EPS12V issue, and another egg off for lack of PCI-E wires. I'd take another off for needing to go buy a splitter but a 2-star review wouldn't be fair. So, Beware anyone who needs BOTH EPS12V wires, you'll be limited to TWO PCI-E unless you buy a splitter!


what in hell is he talking about ???????
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post #14075 of 28613
damn.... im gone for 3 hours and miss a party.....

looks like your in capable hands though. i cant say i would change much if any thing mentioned above...


BUT i have to ask one question. why worry about fit when you can MOD?




my SSD should be here in the morning ill post some SSD pr0n when i get home

then Thursday at some point a real update to the work log
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More work, less chatting Striker, I want to see this thing all ready!
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post #14077 of 28613
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More work, less chatting Striker, I want to see this thing all ready!
 

im just checking in before bed. went out with a couple friends tonight as one of them just got back from Afganistan.

but i got some AS5 for cheeps that i may give a shot (i havent tried this stuff yet) so i WAS thinking about the project... AND i made something at work today off the measurements Gen E. got me this morning

but yea. update Thursday stay tuned
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post #14078 of 28613
Mine.

Phone pic fails, I did what I could in PShop.












Edited by Rogue Process - 10/19/10 at 8:57pm
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Major sickness with the trifire
    
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post #14080 of 28613
ANDY!!!! Thats brilliant Sir! Wow! Thats pretty much what I want, minus the green fans, unless I went all green

What brand and model are your 5850s?

How's the cooling for them? It must be hot because theirs no room for the fan to suck air in from, or are they actually a decent temperature?

Any mods or extra pieces required to have them in there?

Is the top front fan the original red LED 140 from below? Did you rig the green LED Fans into the LED on/off switch? Oh wait, you used a custom fan controller didn't you?

How did you make the single pannel for the front top fan?

What brand is the RAM cooler?

Can you take a picture of the other side of the case? (behind the mobo, your wire managment)

What temps (idle and load at current OC) are you getting for your cpu? Do those fans have a greater static cfm than the stock fan provided by corsair?

hmm, I have more questions to ask you but I'm just really tired right now and can't think logically anymore.

Great build! It must be a beast to game with!
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