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Update: Loose power switch cable caused the original issue. Now the new problem is that sys fans 1 and 2 fail to work. I know they share the same bus, so do 3 and 4. I'm not sure if I might have blown the headers or not. Anyway, trying to move my OS to the SSD, any thoughts on procedures? Lastly. For those guys having issues with hard rebooting by touching the front panel or just using headphones....shocker! It's static discharge from the lack of moisture and cold temp that comes with the season. Best method? Touch something metal that is NOT connected to the front header before touching it. If you google the issue, it's a fairly common, specifically to the scout's front panel, and it usually happens around winter. Just use caution and discharge yourself, touch the side panel or something before reaching for the front panel. That is all.

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Me like it whats that on the right?
XSPC RX120 Rad to add to my XSPC Rasa X20 750 RS240 kit.
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Originally Posted by Izdaari View Post
My Scout is wanting a baby brother, to be a web surfer mainly (because I have some games that only like to run full screen, and in some of them an online reference source is useful) and home server. It has to be cheap and I'd like it small. I'll probably run Ubuntu, or a variant like Linux Mint or Peppermint. By cheap, I mean like $200 or so not counting monitor. I need mobo, CPU, RAM and case, maybe $50 or so for each. I have a PSU (an Antec Smart Power 2.0 500W, which is overkill, but...), a couple of old SATA hard drives, and an IDE DVD burner. Onboard graphics will be good enough, but I'd like to be able to upgrade, maybe make a sort of HTPC out of it, so I will need a PCI-E X16 slot.

My question is: Does anybody have recommendations for a decent, easy to work with, and not too expensive micro-ATX case that'd look ok parked next to a Scout? Two internal 3.5" drive bays would be nice, but I could live with one if I had to.
I would love to assist you on this.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119088
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130288
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103903
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231208

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WHY IS RAM SO CHEAP NOW!?
I thought the prices were spiking during and before summer.

Might have to get more than 8gb =]
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Originally Posted by Crucial09 View Post
WHY IS RAM SO CHEAP NOW!?
I thought the prices were spiking during and before summer.

Might have to get more than 8gb =]
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Ho Ho Ho!
Can I buy a 4gb stick of my ram, same speed and what not, and just replace one of the 2gb sticks with it without any issues?
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Thanks, Rockr! That's the stuff! I like the case, probably about as good as you can do with an inexpensive micro-ATX.

Although... I may just put the 4GB (2 x 2) G.Skill DDR3 1600 CL9 from my Scout into this one, and upgrade the Scout's RAM to 8GB, something with lower latency and more OC potential. I can probably use the extra RAM, since I have two monitors, 4 cores, a 64-bit OS, and a strong tendency to multitask.

And I have that Radeon 4650 that I pulled out of the Scout and replaced with a 5850. That'd be a decent HTPC card I guess.

Any other suggestions?
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Originally Posted by Izdaari View Post
Thanks, Rockr! That's the stuff! I like the case, probably about as good as you can do with an inexpensive micro-ATX.

Although... I may just put the 4GB (2 x 2) G.Skill DDR3 1600 CL9 from my Scout into this one, and upgrade the Scout's RAM to 8GB, something with lower latency and more OC potential. I can probably use the extra RAM, since I have two monitors, 4 cores, a 64-bit OS, and a strong tendency to multitask.

And I have that Radeon 4650 that I pulled out of the Scout and replaced with a 5850. That'd be a decent HTPC card I guess.

Any other suggestions?
I was gonna go with 4GB of ram and then kept in mind you were going to run Linux or some variant of it and stuck with 2GB cuz I don't know squat about Linux.

As for pulling the 4GB out of your Scout and going 8GB may I humbly suggest this RAM:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231329
@ $22.50/GB with a 7 latency DDR3 1600, this RAM is quite a good deal. Plus it will go nice with your MOBO colors. Nice looking board by the way. That's the way blue and black should look.

Other than that I wish I were building it for me with all your existing parts. Looks you'll have a very fine HTPC/Casual Gamer on your hands.
    
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I was gonna go with 4GB of ram and then kept in mind you were going to run Linux or some variant of it and stuck with 2GB cuz I don't know squat about Linux.

As for pulling the 4GB out of your Scout and going 8GB may I humbly suggest this RAM:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231329
@ $22.50/GB with a 7 latency DDR3 1600, this RAM is quite a good deal. Plus it will go nice with your MOBO colors. Nice looking board by the way. That's the way blue and black should look.

Other than that I wish I were building it for me with all your existing parts. Looks you'll have a very fine HTPC/Casual Gamer on your hands.
Yeah, that looks like a great RAM kit, and it's purty too!

With Linux, 2GB probably is plenty... but hey, if I'm gonna upgrade the Scout's RAM, might as well do something with the leftovers.
Edited by Izdaari - 12/3/10 at 8:02am
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Can I buy a 4gb stick of my ram, same speed and what not, and just replace one of the 2gb sticks with it without any issues?
You should be able to, but someone with more knowledge on that may want to chime in. Papa? K10? Bri?
    
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