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post #20461 of 28613
Please remove me from the club because I was having problems with compatibility and got a new case.
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Please remove me from the club because I was having problems with compatibility and got a new case.
If this is your wish. Once a Scout always a Scout we always say around here, so I ask, R U sure?
    
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Let's not forget to show our colors
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post #20464 of 28613
Newegg reviews are basically worthless. Way too many posted by people who don;t have a clue. They buy an OEM or Bare drive that is clearly marked as DRIVE ONLY, NO CABLES INCLUDED then complain about the missing data cable and give a 1 egg review. Then you have the morons who have motherboards that have controllers that don't support drives larger than 1TB in size giving 1 egg reviews on 1.5 and 2 TB drives because they aren't recognized. Anyone who buys something based on a Newegg review is either clueless themselves or just asking for trouble.

As for Seagate, just look at the number of reports on legitimate sites and from knowledgeable users who have had a much higher numbeer of problems with the 7200.11 and 7200.12 drives compared to 7200.10 and earlier sSeagate drives as well as the number of 2.5" laptop drive failures due to how much hotter the Seagate laptop drives run than comparable Samsung, WDC, and Hitachi drives. Heck, Seagate has admitted that their 7200.11 drives had faulty firmware. The problem isn't that they HAD a problem, it's that they STILL have a problem and they don't seem to be getting any better. In over 2,000 drives over the past 20 years in my own systems and customers systems over 90% of the hard drive failures not caused by physical damage such as dropping the drive, electrical surges, etc. have occured to Conner, Maxtor, Quantum, and Seagate drives with the remaining less than 10% is comprised of WD, Hitachi, IBM, Samsung, Toshiba, and Fujitsu and a couple of older MFM and RLL brands that I can't remember off hand. Of the Conner, Quantum, Maxtor, and Seagates that failed over half are actual Seagates. That is a large enough sampling to tell me that Seagate is definitely doing something wrong. And a significant number of those Seagates were manufactured long before they acquired Maxtor (who had acquired Conner and Quantum before being acquired by Seagate). Sure the perpendicular recording was a great advancement, but when your drives are failing like mad who cares. At least WD, Hitachi, and Samsung were able to use that technology and make it work reliably. something Seagate hasn't been able to do for several years.

It isn't bashing when legitimate proof is there.
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post #20465 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Rockr69 View Post
So you're gonna get an Enforcer over a Scout when we took you in the club without even owning a Scout in the first place? You're right to remind me for you not to tell
Nope. As I've stated several times now I do NOT want, nor would I ever get an Enforcer. A HAF 912 Advanced maybe if the price was right, but not a case with a front door.

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Please remove me from the club because I was having problems with compatibility and got a new case.
What compatibility problems with the Scout did the HAF X fix?
Edited by PapaSmurf - 4/22/11 at 8:58pm
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Since my TX650 problem I will NEVER trust a highly rated product again
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Since my TX650 problem I will NEVER trust a highly rated product again
I'm sure the TX650 is a fine product. Who knows what went wrong with yours, but I can understand you feeling that way.
    
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loved my scout when I got it but lately Im kinda not liking it for the lack of space to put stuff such as great watercooling kit into without modding/external rads. Dont get me wrong it's a great case but there's better out there but for the price you get a good deal of features. Might migrate to the HAF-X case (I love coolermaster).

Also for those who would suggest the 120 rads, Kinda turned off by them since it makes the case look a bit bulky inside.

Also the lack of space for the higher end gpus.
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loved my scout when I got it but lately Im kinda not liking it for the lack of space to put stuff such as great watercooling kit into without modding/external rads. Dont get me wrong it's a great case but there's better out there but for the price you get a good deal of features. Might migrate to the HAF-X case (I love coolermaster).

Also for those who would suggest the 120 rads, Kinda turned off by them since it makes the case look a bit bulky inside.

Also the lack of space for the higher end gpus.
CM needs to update the Scout

There are a lot better options now in the market

dont get me wrong, two years ago it was the best case in the price range, now is not
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CM needs to update the Scout

There are a lot better options now in the market

dont get me wrong, two years ago it was the best case in the price range, now is not
So you're saying if they dropped the price to say $69.99 it would be a great case again? I would have to agree with that, but in my opnion, there's not a lot of better options on the market that offer the looks, and features for the price. There are only a few.

I love the challenge my Scout brings to me to find functional and attractive modding solutions to meet my needs. I love everything about the Enforcer, EXCEPT, the door and the looks, but really for me, if it was the new Scout and looked like a Scout; what the hell would I mod? It's got space for a big rad, big vid cards, big PSU, etc...

The only case that has come out lately as a midtower that makes any kind of sense to me at a reasonable price point is the Corsair 600t. It has all the nice features for an easy powerful build and still leaves some room to customize to suit my style. Other than that, I'll stick with my Scout.
Edited by Rockr69 - 4/22/11 at 9:53pm
    
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