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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
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post #18321 of 28613
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Sorry for the delay. I'll take a couple more better ones tonight. This is all I have on my phone right now and I got home reeeeeeeallly late last night
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nice. gotta say if i wasnt a little baby and affraid of water in a computer, i would totally try that. as it is, i think i would be opening my case every 5-10 seconds to make sure it wasnt leaking lol.
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A law is a law and it don't make a hill of beans what it says even if it's plain English there will be some dumba** who will break it. Microsoft can tell if an OS is installed on multiple machines. Whether they do anything about it or not is up to Microsoft. The simple truth is, if you want to install multiple times on multiple hardware setups, you get the retail version. I believe yo get 30 activations before you have to phone activate. Even then it's only like 6 minutes long. If you want to save some money and don't plan on upgrading, get the OEM. The OS creates a unique installation ID# according to the combination of hard drive and motherboard. You are more likely to incur activation by replacing both the mobo and hard drive than by either of them alone. I know, I've done both.
    
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Ok people listen up. I will be sponsoring an in club only (that means members with Scouts) Most beautiful Scout contest. Being that I am sponsoring this thing the prizes will be as follows: Grand Prize Winner will receive; 1 Clear window for the side panel, 1 set of PSU cover/false floor with HDD cage cover and a set of the Official Club Patch decals. 2nd will receive 1 clear window and 1 set of Club decals. The third place winner will receive; 1 set of club decals. Myself and Enigma will be the judges, therefore we will not be competing (lucky for the rest of you). Please begin submitting entries tomorrow morning. Please limit 5 pics of entry and my I remind you, your photography skills don't have to be stellar, but it helps if we can see what we're looking at.

Let the first annual C.M.S.S.C. "Most Beautiful Scout" contest begin and good luck to all entries.

Entry deadline will be 3/10/2011 @ Midnight PST
Winners will be announced on 3/15/2011
Edited by Rockr69 - 2/15/11 at 3:55pm
    
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A law is a law and it don't make a hill of beans what it says even if it's plain English there will be some dumba** who will break it. Microsoft can tell if an OS is installed on multiple machines. Whether they do anything about it or not is up to Microsoft. The simple truth is, if you want to install multiple times on multiple hardware setups, you get the retail version. I believe yo get 30 activations before you have to phone activate. Even then it's only like 6 minutes long. If you want to save some money and don't plan on upgrading, get the OEM. The OS creates a unique installation ID# according to the combination of hard drive and motherboard. You are more likely to incur activation by replacing both the mobo and hard drive than by either of them alone. I know, I've done both.


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Holy ****zgabobs. That was amzing. Closest thing to real flying i have ever seen....i am at a loss for words
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The Cyborg

Its pretty easy to mount an h70/50 in the front..
For me, I used the front metal Bay covers (was too cheap to order a bay converter)

The fan screw holes line up perfectly and i didnt need to mod a thing.



It just kind of floats in your drive bay cage, attached by the front fan. I found the tubes a little short for my liking. They could fit, but would be really tight, and i didnt want to add pressure to the CPU mount, so i simply installed a Shroud to sit the rad further back in the bay from the front, bringing it closer to the CPU..

So my setup is like this

[Pull fan] [Rad] [Shroud] [Push fan] | Front of Case|


I got the best temps this way.. not saying its the only way, but it worked well for me and kept my case very clean and tidy. The heat dumped into the case from my i7 clocked at 4gig was easily removed by the rear and top fans of the case, and the video cards never saw a degree increase in temps.

I also have a front fan where the HDDs are too, but that doesnt provide a whole lot of cooling due to the cases design..

Hope that helps you mount yours
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I usually watch just the beginnings of videos like that, but I was a little sad when it was over. Nice find Ben.
    
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Got my decals today! Is this something you do at work?
Thanks Rockr69
    
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Holy ****zgabobs. That was amzing. Closest thing to real flying i have ever seen....i am at a loss for words
that's why i just left the link lol i still don't know what to say about it other than that i want to do it >.<

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I usually watch just the beginnings of videos like that, but I was a little sad when it was over. Nice find Ben.
me too. its just so..... im not sure if pure is appropriate but ill say pure...
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