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post #14751 of 28613
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hey guys! its OFFICIAL! a Scout CAN win MOTM !

thanks for all the support! i couldn't have done it with out you guys

-Striker
Congrads!!!!!!!!!!!
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PFC Mongo checking in...hit a lil snag in the rebuild build, but I'm moving along nicely.

Also: GTX 580 (nvidia video) states it will have 'vapor chamber cooling.' Interesting. Can't wait to see full load temps. Also, on the main page there was an image showing cost @ 399 GBP.

Hopefully they can keep US prices below $500.

Edit: Just saw some great news! Congrats Striker!
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Hey guys, what would be a good semi low noise fan to replace the factory fans with? I never use the LED lighting so I really don't care if it's disabled. Just trying to pick up some extra air flow. I already added 2x 120's (side panel) and 1x 140 (drive bay) in addition to the factory fans.

Also, is there a list of HSF's that will work? Anyone know if the CM 212+ or Mugen 2 will fit?
Both of the HSF you listed will fit however not with the top side panel fan installed. As for recommending fans you'll get as many different answers as there are fans to choose from. The CM Hyper 212+ is an excellent choice. Most reviews have put it within a couple of degrees of the TRUE 120 and one review,http://www.maximumpc.com/article/rev...hyper_212_plus, shows it beating the TRUE and for less than $30! Pair it up with a couple of CM R4s , or my favorite; the CM Excalibur in a push/pull configuration and you'll have a formidable cooling solution that will rival the most expensive tower coolers for a fraction of the price.
    
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Hey guys, what would be a good semi low noise fan to replace the factory fans with? I never use the LED lighting so I really don't care if it's disabled. Just trying to pick up some extra air flow. I already added 2x 120's (side panel) and 1x 140 (drive bay) in addition to the factory fans.

Also, is there a list of HSF's that will work? Anyone know if the CM 212+ or Mugen 2 will fit?
If you can get away with 120mm fans get some CM BladeMasters.

The is excellent and doesn't need to have it's fan replaced by R4's or Excalibur's as it comes with the same Blademaster I linked to above. At most all you need to do is pick up a second BladeMaster from SVC for a Push/Pull setup. 2 BladeMasters would run you about the same as 1 Excalibur, they are quieter, and have more pressure which allows them to work better for heatsinks.
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2 BladeMasters would run you about the same as 1 Excalibur, they are quieter, and have more pressure which allows them to work better for heatsinks.
This is true, but I like the Excalibur because the entire fan, minus the pcb and the stator windings, can be disassembled for cleaning. You just pop out the blade for a quick clean, or you can pull the fan out, pop out the blade, pop apart the frame, give it a thorough cleaning and reassemble. However i must concede; if I were shopping for case fans at this moment I would have to go with the Blademasters Papa linked to for sheer price alone! $7 + free shipping!!!! That's a deal.
    
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But if the 212 will not fit in our case then it won't work for me. The PC gets dusty fairly fast so I must keep the side panel on.

So would the H50 be a good choice then? I've seen several people with these installed in our Scouts.. No issues with mounting these?
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But if the 212 will not fit in our case then it won't work for me. The PC gets dusty fairly fast so I must keep the side panel on.

So would the H50 be a good choice then? I've seen several people with these installed in our Scouts.. No issues with mounting these?
The 212 will fit. Just not with the top side panel fan. The H50 is excellent. Fits like a glove and will fit a push/pull fan arrangement without hitting the top fan.
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The 212+ fits just fine. You just can't have the top side panel fan installed, but that is true for just about any of the better quality heatsinks.
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Papa have you looked at the Elite 430? Or are you holding out for a Scout?
    
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post #14760 of 28613
Ok, I must have misread. Seeing how the 212+ is only $26 shipped I might go that route for now. I like the H50 but I'm a cheap
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