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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
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  • 5% (108)
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post #19871 of 28613
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Originally Posted by MuzicFreq View Post
Lol My CM Scout has terribad airflow atm due to my GPUs
I have to leave the side panel off because otherwise the cards will just keep releasing heat into the case and get everything hotter due to these crappy heatsinks they slap onto them. >.>
I put a fan on the side panel next to my 5850, blowing as exhaust and it did lower my GPU temps a little.

Mind, the down side here being that it is also having an effect on the airflow into the PSU's intake, but its minimal at best.

I also, experimented with; having no side fans, and yet just resting a fan inside the Scout, against the HDD cage blowing towards the rear of the 5850, and this also seemed to help lower GPU temps by a minimal amount as well.
     
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post #19872 of 28613
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yep, 100% right, and the sad part is that the hardware guys are writing drivers to brute force the old software to run faster.
Rant concurred.

I know of no practical end-user software--applications or games--that utilize anywhere near 100% of multi-core potential.

The problem as I understand it, is software engineers having to develop for multiple processors, OS's, etc., and a growing mobile market. So I guess video games and application software is held back or normalized to a one size fits all standard.

I have to agree that the void between available processing power and utilized power has never been greater in the computer age.
    
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post #19873 of 28613
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Can you mount a side panel fan blowing OUT of the case to draw the heat out? Sometimes that is more effective than blowing in.
Ill try that.
post #19874 of 28613
Guys get out the Vote. Please.. If you know someone that has not voted please have them concider throwing a vote my way.. I know the regulars are voting but only 13 have voted for me and 23 to the top winner so far so lets get out the vote.

Semper Fi.. Do or Die.
    
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post #19875 of 28613
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by cigarbug View Post
Rant concurred.

I know of no practical end-user software--applications or games--that utilize anywhere near 100% of multi-core potential.

The problem as I understand it, is software engineers having to develop for multiple processors, OS's, etc., and a growing mobile market. So I guess video games and application software is held back or normalized to a one size fits all standard.

I have to agree that the void between available processing power and utilized power has never been greater in the computer age.
No not at all, look at Handbrake. That is the only real software that I have that will max out my PC. It runs great on 2,3,4,6, and 8 cores. It's mainly all about money like E said. Companies are not wanting to spend the money to update to newer standards. Why should they if people keep buying the same crap with a new face.
Edited by GoodInk - 4/5/11 at 5:28pm
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post #19876 of 28613
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No not at all, look at Handbrake. That is the only real software that I have that will max out my PC. It runs great on 2,3,4,6, and 8 cores. It's mainly all about money like E said. Companies are not wanting to spend the money to update to newer standards. Why should they if people keep buying the same crap with a new face.

Handbrake does use a lot of processing power, but I find apps like WinAvi and ConvertX (VSO) to still be faster while using much less processor.
    
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post #19877 of 28613
Okay guys, I REALLY hate to do this but Enigma has received too many infractions and is now banned. I have just sent a PM to kev_b regarding a change in ownership and I hope to receive a response soon (edit; already making good progress, thanks for the mostly civilized messages guys). This is an FYI only so any comments/questions should be addressed to me directly via PM and not commented on here in the thread.

Thanks.
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post #19878 of 28613
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No not at all, look at Handbrake. That is the only real software that I have that will max out my PC. It runs great on 2,3,4,6, and 8 cores. It's mainly all about money like E said. Companies are not wanting to spend the money to update to newer standards. Why should they if people keep buying the same crap with a new face.
Definitely have to support Handbrake, one of the few companies out there releasing PC and MAC software at the same time; too many companies focusing on just 1 platform. Even their OSX version are multi-processor capable, and i can verify converting a movie will cap out all 8 processors on my build.
    
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post #19879 of 28613
well this is an interesting turn of events....


any way. lets try and maintain an air of normalcy here and keep things rolling along as they have for so long.
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Someone please tell me this is a belated April fools joke....
     
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