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post #16431 of 28613
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Originally Posted by GoodInk View Post
Well the other day taking pics I noticed I had connected the tubing backwards on my CPU block. So yesterday what started off as me changing the tubes around turned in to a day of measuring, cutting, grinding, and drilling. The reason for all of this, because my VRM's were getting pretty hot from the lack of air, and they were cooking my rad that was just sitting right over them. Plus I wanted my top fan mounted properly, it was getting blocked by the rad. So I dismantled everything, then started in on the rad. I started off by cutting the rolled edges of the side of case off, and the rad slid right in until it hit the rivet holding the case together. So ground that down as far as I dared, and test fitted it again, still no go. Then I started grinding on the rad, I took just about a mm off the mounting bracket and it fit like a glove.



Then the next problem came up. The mounting holes didn't line up. They were too close to the opening to drill new holes, so I made bigger ones Since the holes are now bigger than the mounting screws I used a fan grill I had laying around to secure the rad to the case.





I did leave the I/O shield off to allow for air to flow over the VRM's. The results, CPU and GPU air running about 5°C cooler. The MB and PCH are about 3° cooler. So here it is all finished up.



Or is it



Nothing a little grind won't take of. But that top thumb screw is now worthless, the is blocking the hole.
LOL, it is so true, for every action, there is an opposite reaction!
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post #16432 of 28613
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Originally Posted by orl2222 View Post
Dude, don't sweet it, welcome to the club!!
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post #16433 of 28613
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Originally Posted by GoodInk View Post
I know this has been covered before, but I thought I would post it for the new Scouts. Here is how to remove the top panel.







Now you might want to know why to remove the top. Well to cut the mesh over the top fan to allow for much better air flow.

Nice work! Great Pics!! This should help many new builders.
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post #16434 of 28613
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...OK, i have had a "few" people/friends ask of me to post a bit more upon WHAT my rig has been at = and being used
as well for Lan Parties for here and there; asking of showing the "Helping" photo's for other's to accomplish at hand.
So, here are just a "few" glimp's of "a-few-changes" done already and for being shown here on the Scout's thread first,
before i even get to place up upon my project's_log . . . .




























. . . . . mr-Charles . . .


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Awesome, looking, water cooled Scout!! Thats a lot of work!
Thanks for sharing you pictures!!
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post #16435 of 28613
Got a new Scout for Christmas, looking forward to the transfer, commencing very shortly
My System v 4.0
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post #16436 of 28613
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Got a new Scout for Christmas, looking forward to the transfer, commencing very shortly
pictures are a must
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post #16437 of 28613
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Thanks E
Congrats!!
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post #16438 of 28613
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Originally Posted by kev_b View Post
Case is in the shop being powder coated but now I’m not sure how I want to set it up, with the HDD cage or without, if I go without I would use the cooler master V-6 cpu cooler and have the hard drives in the top bays using Scythe Hard Disk Stabilizer x4 powder coated to match the case, if I go with the hard drive cage I’ll mount the corsair H-70 in the top bays exhausting out the front of the case using the Cooler Master Blade Master fans.
I did buy some case fans for the Scout, the Aero Shark (blue), 2, 140mm and 1, 120mm, I also have the Deep Cool fans for the case I can use for this build (blue, non LED). By now I guess you can figure out I am going with the blue theme for the case, I just can’t make up my mind what direction to go, opinions welcomed!
WOW, you blew me away with the precutting and the powder coating, and now the Hard Disk Stabilizer x4 and all those fans, sheesh I will just sit back and watch, it looks like you have it all under control
Question: are you staying with the scout black for the powder coating?
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post #16439 of 28613
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Originally Posted by SporkofdooM View Post
Got a new Scout for Christmas, looking forward to the transfer, commencing very shortly
Congrats!
You can ask every kind of system question in this thread, we have experts in everything.
Need any help at all just ask!!
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