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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
  • 49% (927)
    Great
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    Good
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  • 1% (27)
    Bad
  • 5% (108)
    SUX
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post #19451 of 28613
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Originally Posted by GoodInk;12833954 
Close but not really. If they made it so the door can be mounted either way then they would have done it right. Not everyone has the window facing them. As far as doors go, I used to hate them too, but I can't tell you the last time I used my DVD drive, as long as the front panel ports are not covered I don't think I would mind it anymore. I would like to see a 3.5" for a fan controller or card reader mounted outside the door though.

That is also true. I had one of the big old Antec SoHo 1040 cases (also sold by Chieftec and a couple of others) that had the door swing the wrong way. I took the door off right away (only got the case as there wasn't much else to compete with it back then). I ended up giving it to my ex to use for her computer once my grandson (who was living with her at the time) got big enough to wander around. Being a typical inquisitive little tyke he loved to push buttons so the door kept his little fingers away from them when granny was working on important papers for work.

I probably use my optical drives half a dozen times a day or more so a door would really bug me though. On a really good day I might switch disks every 10 to 15 minutes for several hours. I don't care how a door is oriented as it would drive me nuts having to deal with it that often. I also don't like stealthed optical drives as they tend to requre multiple attempts to open no matter how well the job is done.
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post #19452 of 28613
Sooo ive had my scout for a few weeks now and ive gota problem.

the fricken side panel window is like a magnet for dust.. *** even if i wipe it off the dust remains what can i clean it with to make it like brand new.

heres a pic to show my problem also you can see my mod to my hd 5770 (painted stock red pieces white)
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post #19453 of 28613
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Sooo ive had my scout for a few weeks now and ive gota problem.

the fricken side panel window is like a magnet for dust.. *** even if i wipe it off the dust remains what can i clean it with to make it like brand new.
I would suggest using a dust filter on the window fan. I used 2 dust filters on my stock window with one fan installed so it wouldnt get sucked in through the top slots because of negative case pressure. The problem is the little slats continue past the filter. I eventually cut my own window with only 1 fan and a filter and now i have 0 dust issues with the window. Have you tried using a damp microfiber cloth?
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post #19454 of 28613
Get some Endust for Electronics to help cut down on the static electricity of the panel.

http://www.endustelectronics.com/
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post #19455 of 28613
well, just doing some fine tuning before i move my parts into the scout tomorow morning. Still waiting on my 1155Motherboard, HAF 932 and my red tubing for my water kit....
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post #19456 of 28613
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Very nice. I still think you need some yellow highlight color somewhere even if it is just a stripe, but it looks good. Nice painting.



Maybe some Yellow accents in this area. Up the side and around the controls and then a stripe down the handle just to give it some pazzazz.. What cha think
I like that idea. any paint has to be external as im putting my parts in tomorow. my son has been dying to get this case. and with all the yate loons in this thing, its gonna be really cool so im going to start folding on it also.
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I would suggest using a dust filter on the window fan. I used 2 dust filters on my stock window with one fan installed so it wouldnt get sucked in through the top slots because of negative case pressure. The problem is the little slats continue past the filter. I eventually cut my own window with only 1 fan and a filter and now i have 0 dust issues with the window. Have you tried using a damp microfiber cloth?
can you recommend some good filters that dont look too tacky. also where can i buy plexi-glass locally? what big chain stores carry that kind of stuff.
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can you recommend some good filters that dont look too tacky. also where can i buy plexi-glass locally? what big chain stores carry that kind of stuff.
I bought my window at home depot lol. I think it was about 15$ or so for enough to make 2 windows in case there is a mishap XD. For filters i like the FilterRight round and square but its all personal taste really. These might work as well.
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post #19459 of 28613
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Sooo ive had my scout for a few weeks now and ive gota problem.

the fricken side panel window is like a magnet for dust.. *** even if i wipe it off the dust remains what can i clean it with to make it like brand new.

heres a pic to show my problem also you can see my mod to my hd 5770 (painted stock red pieces white)
i found that swiffer dusters work really good for pulling the dust off and not just spreading it around.
    
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I bought my window at home depot lol. I think it was about 15$ or so for enough to make 2 windows in case there is a mishap XD. For filters i like the FilterRight round and square but its all personal taste really. These might work as well.
what was the material you bought called.
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