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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
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post #16101 of 28613
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Originally Posted by GoodInk;11682375 
I hope you plan on posting pics of all that watercooling goodness.

Absolfreakinglutely. I've already got ppl calling me nuts/epic/notsureifserious already. lol.
post #16102 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Telnets View Post
Your PSU fan should be bringing in cold air from the bottom of the case, so if you have carpet its probably better for it to be on a board or so in order for it to get the air it needs. However, you could also get bigger feet for the case, i saw some on performance-pc for 10 bucks that are about 3/4" high and rubber.. course there are more stylish ones too, but that would get it off the carpet as well, instead of using a board..
Telnets- that is a good idea, and looks better than sitting a board on the floor. good suggestion. yea, i figured trying to suck air into the psu fan from carpet would be less than ideal.

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That is a great first build
Good ink- thank you, very happy with how it turned out. i said a little prayer and held my breath when i first turned it on. and alas it all worked
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post #16103 of 28613
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The first time it always the best one once it boots, up until then, it is the one of most nerve racking things. You keep thinking to your self, man I hope this works, man I hope this works, man I hope this works, I don't know what I'm going to do if it doesn't, man I hope this works!
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^ yep,

i have been upgrading computers for a couple o years, but when it came to my first build i was the same
    
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Hi guys thanks for the very helpful replys! i do live in UK so newegg is not available but its cool as i know what type of things to buy now and they roughly amount to same price in pounds, overclocks.co.uk is a good site, interesting about x4 alternative to x6 i did think that too!
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Well I remember someone last week wanting to know how a GTX 570 looks inside the Scout and I finally got my MSI GTX570. It fits, but the length of this card really caught me off guard.

PS: Please don't rip on my cable management or mb. I'm getting a new SB system in January and I refuse to play around with cables till then.



    
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post #16107 of 28613
greeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa ttttttttttttttt

thats the pic I want to see

Im ordering a 570 in jan or feb..just waiting to drop to 299$ xD
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greeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa ttttttttttttttt

thats the pic I want to see

Im ordering a 570 in jan or feb..just waiting to drop to 299$ xD
Yeah, it's a fantastic card. It's inaudible compared to be HD 5770 and the feeling of playing crysis maxed out and have playable fps is one I never thought I'd never get to, lol. I can really see my CPU bottlenecking my performance in games though. An i5 2500K with a proper ATX motherboard should fix that.

I'm really blown away by how quiet this thing is, it would do wonders in SLI.
    
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post #16109 of 28613
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Originally Posted by murcielago585 View Post
Well I remember someone last week wanting to know how a GTX 570 looks inside the Scout and I finally got my MSI GTX570. It fits, but the length of this card really caught me off guard.

PS: Please don't rip on my cable management or mb. I'm getting a new SB system in January and I refuse to play around with cables till then.



But your mb is so cute in that case I feel you on the waiting for SB to come out. I want to build a new PC so bad
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post #16110 of 28613
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Hi guys thanks for the very helpful replys! i do live in UK so newegg is not available but its cool as i know what type of things to buy now and they roughly amount to same price in pounds, overclocks.co.uk is a good site, interesting about x4 alternative to x6 i did think that too!
Hello mate, here's a couple other excellent sites to have a butchers at.
Scan
Aria
Overclockers

There is an Overclock.co.uk aswell, but those three are the best three, with very good prices and very reliable service to boot.

As far as you're GPU goes, for 200 smackeroonies you can get yourself a 460 or a 470 on the Green Team:- http://www.scan.co.uk/Shop/Computer-...-E-(448-Cores)
Outta those, I highly recommend a 1GB 460.
The MSI Cyclone or HAWK Talon Attack, The EVGA FTW and the Gigabyte SOC are the cream of the crop there, and the Asus TOP at Overclockers.

I recommend them over the 470 due to the fact the 470 runs much hotter (thus upping your case ambient), consumes more power, and the 460 at OC'd levels keeps up with the 470 easily (except at stupid high res).
You can always put back the 40 quid into savings for a second and get "SLI Hacked" Drivers for your Mobo and run SLI later, or pick up the 560 when it arrives, or the 570 when it drops in price.

For the red Team you have:-
6850, 5850 and 6870

There's also an XFX 5870 going at Scan and Overclockers for 206 and 187 quid.

If you went for an X4, I'd leave the 965 and hit up the 970 if you're gonna go all out it's newer and OC's better, and AFAIK doesn't run as warm as the 965.
For the X6's you've also got the newer 1100T, as again, the 1090T while a brilliant chip, is older, the newer chips will run better in general.
You're paying up to 30 quid more for the 1100T over the 1090, but it's not just the 100Mhz increase you're paying for, it's newer revised, so again will run better and slightly cooler than the 1090T.
With cool temps being your friend with AMD's, every degree helps.

To be honest, it depends on the money you're willing to throw into the build, and if you'd any plans to upgrade to Bulldozer AM3+ next year, or rather how long you wanted this build to last. Also what you primarily use your PC for. (Solely gaming with web browsing, any video or picture rendering etc.)
 
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