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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
  • 49% (927)
    Great
  • 30% (573)
    Good
  • 12% (226)
    Meh
  • 1% (27)
    Bad
  • 5% (108)
    SUX
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post #20541 of 28613
Quote:
Originally Posted by Metawin;13260283 


2. Case and PSU (Combo @ Newegg) $159.98
- 30.00 Rebate
129.98 Total

COMBO LINK -- http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.634445

Case -- COOLER MASTER Storm Scout SGC-2000-KKN1-GP

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119196

PSU -- COOLER MASTER GX Series RS750-ACAAE3-US 750W

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817171053





Thermal Compound -- Arctic Silver 5 Thermal Compound - OEM

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835100007&cm_re=thermal_compound-_-35-100-007-_-Product

First off that PSU is a piece of junk. Very few Coolermaster PSU's are worth a darn, and only one of them is below 850watts, the GX450 which is made by a different manufacturer for them. Quote from the JonnyGuru review.
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Performance (40% of the final score) - the Coolermaster GX-750 underwhelmed in just about every way possible. Regulation was only so-so, efficiency was remarkably lower than the 80 Plus test report would have us believe, and the 3.3V rail had more ripple than the last time I did a cannonball into a pool when I was still a three hundred plus pounder. To boot, the unit wouldn't even come close to full power at forty degrees before the overtemp protection came in and shut down the party. I dearly hope that Coolermaster's shipping retail units are better performing than my sample was, but since I couldn't get my hands on one of them I'll have to score this one as I see it. I have to do a 6 here I think.

Spend an extra $10 and get this Antec True Power New 650 which will provide MORE power and more reliable power than that poc CM GX can even dream of providing. If you don't like that one, get one of the PSU's off of the Recommended PSU List. But that system probably won't draw more than 500 watts even with a pair or 5770's in crossfire and heavily overclocked.

AS-5 isn't that good of a choice either. It doesn't hold up well enough, has a time consuming and drawn out curing process, and simply doesn't work as well as newer and more current TIM. Arctic Cooling MX-2 is a better deal money wise and outperforms AS5 by a significant margin. $6.99 with free shipping for a 4gram tube. It's viscosity and consistency is about the same as AS5 so people used to applying it will find MX-2 easy to work with. It's just better.
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post #20542 of 28613
Just cut out my fan grills today and hopefully my fans arrive on tuesday so i can replace the stock fans and fix all my cable management
post #20543 of 28613
I hope everyone had an excellent Easter and I would like to welcome all the new members. New members, be sure to fill out the survey at the bottom of the 1st post and copy and paste the club php into your sig line.

To answer the Question about the sabertooth p67, yes we have a recent member who has one. Stay tuned for my next post, General Rockr69
    
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post #20544 of 28613
General's Pic of the Week

Astr627's Hackin.Scout.0x0273

Beautifully clean build and nice photo presentation. +rep Scout!
    
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post #20545 of 28613
Quote:
Originally Posted by GTR Mclaren View Post
great rig GIprice

that backplate of the 570 looks awesome, where did you get it ??
Thanks I am very happy to have moved to the scout, the back plate just came form evga, $21 shipped click here for the backplate

Quote:
Originally Posted by Metawin View Post
I see you are using the v6gt, I also am wanting to buy one those for my Storm Scout, Do you think it would be possiable to mod the fan shroud so that you could use the blocked RAM slot???

BTW I am using the Asus Crosshair Formula IV MB
I don't think it would be possible because the fan is in close proximity to the shroud walls. If you cut the shroud, you would have to cut the fan. The shroud is really like a sleeve. Plus the fan would no longer make good contact with the heatsink.
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post #20546 of 28613
Has anyone else noticed the obnoxious howl that comes from the fans on the side panel?
post #20547 of 28613
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Has anyone else noticed the obnoxious howl that comes from the fans on the side panel?
It is an unfortunate thing about this otherwise near perfect case. Either run no fans on it or change it with a clear window like so many of us have done.
    
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post #20548 of 28613
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Has anyone else noticed the obnoxious howl that comes from the fans on the side panel?
Just get some rubber screw rings and see if it helps.
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post #20549 of 28613
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Just get some rubber screw rings and see if it helps.
It won't help, as there are rubber screw included in the goody box. The howl comes from the air going through the slits. It is unfixable short of cutting them out and using a grill.
    
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post #20550 of 28613
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It won't help, as there are rubber screw included in the goody box. The howl comes from the air going through the slits. It is unfixable short of cutting them out and using a grill.
Oh wow, good to know not to waste my time
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