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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
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post #19171 of 28613
Back to the fun stuff...

2010 Scout gaming rig (EVGA 780i/Q9550):
picture.php?albumid=3942&pictureid=22820

My 2011 Scout (sig rig):
picture.php?albumid=3883&pictureid=22165

Improvised Mods:
picture.php?albumid=3942&pictureid=22821

Custom Case feet (for a little extra elevation)
picture.php?albumid=3883&pictureid=22246

Made from 1/4"(ID) flange washers with alternating OD sizes.

I hope this helps the club and inspires some new ideas.
    
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post #19172 of 28613
Quote:
Originally Posted by PapaSmurf;12707069 
I never said that hot air out the back and top is a myth or that it isn't the best way to go for the most part. I only said that it has nothing to do with hot air rising naturally.


Thanks for being a good sport Papa.biggrin.gif
    
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I can normally take it as long as I know it isn't personal. And I know I can be "crotchety" and "ornery" at times. My kids and ex tell me the same thing all the time, although they use a different word for it. rolleyes.gif
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post #19174 of 28613
Quote:
Originally Posted by PapaSmurf;12709496 
I can normally take it as long as I know it isn't personal. And I know I can be "crotchety" and "ornery" at times. My kids and ex tell me the same thing all the time, although they use a different word for it. rolleyes.gif

Lol. Wife and kids tell me the same thing. Don't take anything I say personally either. Its mu opinion and only mine. You can have a different, far less good opinion( smile.gif ) and its all good. Plus im on happy pills so im feeling to good to fight. My back is finally starting to feel good. Finally out of bed and sitting on the couch.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cigarbug;12707671 
Back to the fun stuff...

2010 Scout gaming rig (EVGA 780i/Q9550):
picture.php?albumid=3942&pictureid=22820

OMG!! The wires!!

My 2011 Scout (sig rig):
picture.php?albumid=3883&pictureid=22165

Much better biggrin.gif

Improvised Mods:
picture.php?albumid=3942&pictureid=22821

Custom Case feet (for a little extra elevation)
picture.php?albumid=3883&pictureid=22246

I love the feet!

Made from 1/4"(ID) flange washers with alternating OD sizes.

I hope this helps the club and inspires some new ideas.

Over all great job!
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post #19176 of 28613
I second that. Very nice build..

picture.php?albumid=3942&pictureid=22821

That is one tall case.. good air flow from the bottom.
Edited by Enigma8750 - 3/12/11 at 8:52pm
    
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post #19177 of 28613
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rogue1266;12701844 
pushpullnote.jpg
cool.gif Lay out your fans in this config.!!!!!!!!!!!!........................................................
The hole 'Hot Air Rises' concept leave to the people that want to debate it.
This has always been the best config. for all of us in our beloved 'SCOUT'
case!!!!!!!!!!........................cool.gif

EDIT: Or leave out the side panel fans all together. Some of us have had temps changes
from the fans being left out like me. I leave the pulling effect to the top and rear fans.
If you cut out your honey comb from your rear & top fan ports, you'll get better air-flow through
your case.

I agree.. I was watching a youtube video on the subject and they summized that the best two fans were the bottom front inward and the top Blowhole fan blowing outward with out side fans. Just the inlet of fresh air from the negitive pressure of the Blowhole fan overpowering the bottom front.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cigarbug;12707671 
Back to the fun stuff...

2010 Scout gaming rig (EVGA 780i/Q9550):
picture.php?albumid=3942&pictureid=22820

My 2011 Scout (sig rig):
picture.php?albumid=3883&pictureid=22165

Improvised Mods:
picture.php?albumid=3942&pictureid=22821

Custom Case feet (for a little extra elevation)
picture.php?albumid=3883&pictureid=22246

Made from 1/4"(ID) flange washers with alternating OD sizes.

I hope this helps the club and inspires some new ideas.


nice job... pure awesomeness
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post #19179 of 28613
The scout is a nice case. By far the best middy I've owned. My approach to modding it is to avoid permanent alternations that I may later regret, and usually do regret. That's not advice, just my hard learned lesson.

I have cut some small holes in the back side of the 5 1/4" bays that work well to route and hide cables.

Get yourself a hole punch kit. Greatest tool for cutting up to 1" holes in metal.

Air flow was designed on the well known principle: "that dynamite always blows down."biggrin.gif
    
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post #19180 of 28613
picture.php?albumid=3883&pictureid=22246

Cool with a side of awesomesauce! I want to flip my PSU back over to pull air from the bottom, but I was worried about it being able to breathe. ( I have an old blanket on my 'desk' as a kind of table cloth) So please, elaborate on how you made those legs:D

And thanks. I think I will hold on to the old CodeGen. I have a mind to turn it into a Tivo/emulator box for the living room.

And what the blank is going on in this ad? eek.gif

imgad?id=CKrv5MSfmsKSOxCsAhjvATIIkUhki7Osk2I

Reminds me of my last visit to the airport:rolleyes:
     
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