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post #1501 of 28613
Also, I took the things that cover the LEDs on the R4.

Right - plastic removed
Left - Stock appearance
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post #1502 of 28613
New pics! Finally got rid of all the red, except for the tiny red LED on the motherboard...will probably put a small piece of electrical tape over that, or color over it with a sharpie. Though, you can barely see it when the blue mb LED is on. Red = power supply on, blue = PC on. May just cover both since they're a bit annoying and cast a beam of light out through the side panel at my face while I'm sleeping with the PC turned on.









Still need to cut a 24pin hole next to the motherboard so I can better route that cable, plus individually sleeve all of the 24 wires...only about 3-4" of sleeving per wire since they won't be seen behind the panel. Still need to cut out the plastic cross-hair and mesh in front of the front fan, replace the fried stealth switch and fried audio jacks, replace both red LEDs on the I/O panel with blue LEDs, take the cathode kit's power off of the molex and on to a switch somewhere, wire up the stealth switch as a remote eject button for the optical drive, stealth the optical drive with one of the leftover mesh 5.25" bay covers and then replace the side panel window with a clear one with a single 120mm hole and FilterRight filter. Won't be doing any of this for about a month, got a few more things to order.

EDIT: None of the Hiper 880w PSU wiring is routed/tucked right now because it is being sold and replaced with a Kingwin 1000w modular PSU. The wiring on the new PSU will be tucked.
Edited by johnny.dot.exe - 10/4/09 at 5:24pm
 
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post #1503 of 28613
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Originally Posted by johnny.dot.exe View Post
New pics! Finally got rid of all the red, except for the tiny red LED on the motherboard...will probably put a small piece of electrical tape over that, or color over it with a sharpie. Though, you can barely see it when the blue mb LED is on. Red = power supply on, blue = PC on. May just cover both since they're a bit annoying and cast a beam of light out through the side panel at my face while I'm sleeping with the PC turned on.



Still need to cut a 24pin hole next to the motherboard so I can better route that cable, plus individually sleeve all of the 24 wires...only about 3-4" of sleeving per wire since they won't be seen behind the panel. Still need to cut out the plastic cross-hair and mesh in front of the front fan, replace the fried stealth switch and fried audio jacks, replace both red LEDs on the I/O panel with blue LEDs, take the cathode kit's power off of the molex and on to a switch somewhere, wire up the stealth switch as a remote eject button for the optical drive, stealth the optical drive with one of the leftover mesh 5.25" bay covers and then replace the side panel window with a clear one with a single 120mm hole and FilterRight filter. Won't be doing any of this for about a month, got a few more things to order.

EDIT: None of the Hiper 880w PSU wiring is routed/tucked right now because it is being sold and replaced with a Kingwin 1000w modular PSU. The wiring on the new PSU will be tucked.
Sounds good so far, will be nice to see once it's all modded up and running away smoothly

Meh, I wanna get 3 R4's, but they're like between $15 - $24 each and then you have to add postage as well, grrr. I found one place online which will do them for $20 with postage...which isn't to bad
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post #1504 of 28613
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Originally Posted by photonmoo View Post
Sounds good so far, will be nice to see once it's all modded up and running away smoothly

Meh, I wanna get 3 R4's, but they're like between $15 - $24 each and then you have to add postage as well, grrr. I found one place online which will do them for $20 with postage...which isn't to bad
Does Amazon ship Free Super Saver Shipping to Australia?

edit: nvm...checked for myself.
Edited by K10 - 10/4/09 at 6:41pm
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post #1505 of 28613
Just cut and stripped 24 wires in preparation to crimp them to the pins I bought...but I didn't know crimping tools were somewhat proprietary so now I gotta buy a molex crimping tool. I'll ask around before spending 20 bucks + shipping just to hook up 24 pins.
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post #1506 of 28613
Damn....talk about double post...forgot to upload pics.


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post #1507 of 28613
Seems to be enough intel on the scout to come up with the top 5 mods that improve your performance so post your top 5 and maybe Enigma will put the top 5 between all club members on the front page. (HINT HINT)
My top 5
1. I opened up the top hole to fit the 24 pin MB connector
2. Remove the plastic grill on the front cover for better air flow
3. Cut out the steel mesh fan grill on the top and bottom fan hole for air flow
4. Add a 120mm fan and Nexus 120mm BeamAir adapter in the 5.25 bay
5. Add a fan controler

By the way, I went back to the clear window, also my light switch mod that I made into a CLR-CMOS came in real handy tonight.




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post #1508 of 28613
I really have too much time on my hands, should I make my scout a NVIDIA Edition case? Green pin strip in the channel of the front cover, then maybe a logo?
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post #1509 of 28613
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I really have too much time on my hands, should I make my scout a NVIDIA Edition case? Green pin strip in the channel of the front cover, then maybe a logo?
Would look pretty cool.

On a side note, at 100% are those R4's quieter or louder than the stock Cooler Master fans? Thanks.
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post #1510 of 28613
Here are the pics I promised of my new side window I did this weekend taken with my digital camera instead of my phone lol





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