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post #18201 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Blue Destroyer View Post
got my case completly torn apart. removed all the rivets, cut out front and top fan areas. now taking a break then back out to cut 5.25 bay where it needs to. Then a good wash and a paint...trying to decide between doing red accents(mb tray, front 5.25/fan grills, rear pcie slots) or just painting it all red. tell me what you guys think. i have a full garage so i have the room to paint and let it dry correctly.
I know someone did the mesh in red at some point and I wasn't a big fan of it. What about the case a dark matte red (about the color of the storm logo on the top front, maybe a little darker) with flat black accents (mesh, ect) and a lightly tinted window with red LEDs, not too bright?
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I know someone did the mesh in red at some point and I wasn't a big fan of it. What about the case a dark matte red (about the color of the storm logo on the top front, maybe a little darker) with flat black accents (mesh, ect) and a lightly tinted window with red LEDs, not too bright?
i was thinking a dark red, like this color. and yes, front mesh, then mb tray, then back pcie covers. Also going to get some red led fans to brigthen it up.
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I have been doing some looking around for SSD's and i have just run into this OCZ Vertex 2E 120GB for £168 at this LINK

I worked out that this is an amazing deal because the 60GB Agility 2 i was going to get is £90. And then the Vertex 2 100GB is £165 at ARIA. So that means i'm getting 20GB Free if i went for the 120GB Vertex 2E.

I have also been looking for the vertex 2 because it has 50000 IOPS rather than 10000 IOPS that the Agility 2 has. But does the extra 40k IOPS make much of a difference and what does the E stand for? (Sorry for being so nooby)

What do you guys think?
Here's a nice review of the Vertex 2E, and should answer any questions you have on your mind. Sounds good after giving it a read myself.

http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/sto...review-120gb/1

Also, what's the carriage on OCUK? It used to be sorta fixed rate minumim, Scan have it only 60p cheaper than OCUK, but their carriage is also only £3.99.

http://www.scan.co.uk/products/120gb...-write-275mb-s

A few of the guys here are pretty well knowledgeable with SSD's, so the more technical questions, I'm sure they'll give you the answers to.
 
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Originally Posted by EvoBeardy View Post
Here's a nice review of the Vertex 2E, and should answer any questions you have on your mind. Sounds good after giving it a read myself.

http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/sto...review-120gb/1

Also, what's the carriage on OCUK? It used to be sorta fixed rate minumim, Scan have it only 60p cheaper than OCUK, but their carriage is also only £3.99.

http://www.scan.co.uk/products/120gb...-write-275mb-s

A few of the guys here are pretty well knowledgeable with SSD's, so the more technical questions, I'm sure they'll give you the answers to.
I'm very happy with your reply! I was really confused and i thought i had to make my mind up tonight or i would loose out on a big deal.

I have just checked and it says that OCUK will charge me £8 to post it to me! So if i choose to get that then i will get it from SCAN.

I will also have a look through that review.

Thanks!!!!
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Originally Posted by Blue Destroyer View Post
got my case completly torn apart. removed all the rivets, cut out front and top fan areas. now taking a break then back out to cut 5.25 bay where it needs to. Then a good wash and a paint...trying to decide between doing red accents(mb tray, front 5.25/fan grills, rear pcie slots) or just painting it all red. tell me what you guys think. i have a full garage so i have the room to paint and let it dry correctly.
The problem with the Scout is that the theme is strictly military so if you go with a loud color it would have to be like Chevy Orange. A Safety color. Blue would suit it as long as it was that matte USAF Blue. Matte or Satin finish is as shiny as you want to go. Matte or Flat colors and pastels will work the best. Navy Grey or Battleship gray will work on it, but you would need to accent it with some blue. If you will need an accent color to pull it off but painting it a High gloss Red or Blue or Green would be a disaster. Matte or Satin and Pastels will be the only way to go. If you want a black go with the Bumper coating. It goes on perfect and doesn't show mistakes or imperfections.

Use your Lighting as an third accent color as well. If you go with the bright Safety Orange use matte color for a accent and change your interior colors to white.

Here are some ideas for good paint schemes for the Scout.

With the corvette color theme See how they use the Matte Black with the shiny yet dark red. Use a black primer to get that burnt red look.


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DHL sux so bad.. Why don't they just Mail it US Priority Mail and leave DHL out of it. I have Emailed them several time about this. When they send from Tenn. to BHM AL (UPS) I get it the day after they send it. I would ask for a refund of the extra money you paid for the RUSH DELIVERY and suggest that they leave DHL out of the equation.
I know!! I don't know about where everyone else live but here they came out with a big rollout & fanfare, like they were going to take on UPS and Motor Cargo (number one carrier for the mines here), it was like putting the biggest firecracker at the beginning of the show.

KABOOOOMM!!!! Then just fizzzzzzllle............... Sheesh! They used to pick up stuff at Amazon, then it would take 2 or 3 days to get here. C'mon!! I'm calling Amazon saying.........Hey, I could have drived there faster!!

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The Expedited (Rush Processing) fee is so it is more likely that it will be shipped out that same day. It has nothing to do with how long the actual shipping takes. If it ships the same day they will not refund the Rush Processing fee.
Yeah, took me a few times to learn this......... But, Bri's not stupid, NOoo Bri's just Sleepy!!
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Ok I have decided to paint it flat green leaving all the black plastic black for contrast. Im also going to order some us army seals and some green led 140/120mm fans for lighting...
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Got my h2o setup installed last night. Going to get it wired up tonight.

Before on air:

h2o:

Oh Man!!!! She's gonna be Gorgeous!!!!
I love a water cooled Scout!!
Can't wait!

Oh yeah, Dude, if you don't want me to use your pics better tell me now cause I save pics of water coolers.
Edited by BriSleep - 2/11/11 at 3:39pm
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I can see it in my head...just need to find a way to show it in pics
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OMG !!



help !!

plug mouse first install drivers later?

or viceversa ??
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