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post #21931 of 28613
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We have a few around the house but Idk what the shipping would be opposed to the 5 dollars amazon cost and the faster shipping.
I'm in no hurry, I'm selling my nieces ollllldddd PC, a Dell p-4 (IMHO Dell is the worst as far as repairing them) and I just need to make sure things are working inside it, it should be less than $2- if you put it in a bubble bag and post office it, but I don't know where you live either. If I don't find one by saturday I might order it.
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Wow! This thread is like the holy grail of the CM Storm Scout

I bought it almost one and a half year ago and have been very happy with it! I even wrote a blog post about it and uploaded some pics I took. I immediately wanted to share them here after finding this thread!





What do you guys think?
post #21933 of 28613
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Wow! This thread is like the holy grail of the CM Storm Scout

I bought it almost one and a half year ago and have been very happy with it! I even wrote a blog post about it and uploaded some pics I took. I immediately wanted to share them here after finding this thread!





What do you guys think?
I'm thinkin it looks great. If you d like to join us you sure would be welcome. Go to page 1 of the thread and fill out the member survey and grab the club php.
    
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I have a question for all you scout owners

would it be worth while to flip the top fan over so it is blowing instead of sucking?
The reason I ask this is my Noctua D14 sits a mer millimeter or 2 from that fan and because of this monster cooler i no longer get any air at all over my NB and vrms and they get very hot when benching or rendering. so hot in fact some of my skin is left on the NB heat sink!

I was hoping that flipping the fan over would get some additional airflow over these but will it screw up the airflow on the case?

Normally i would just go ahead and try it myself but it is such a ball ache removing the Noctua as there is no room to remove the clip from the center fan to access the Screws.

Anyone tried doing this before? or is the fan too far away to have any real benefit?
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I have a question for all you scout owners

would it be worth while to flip the top fan over so it is blowing instead of sucking?
The reason I ask this is my Noctua D14 sits a mer millimeter or 2 from that fan and because of this monster cooler i no longer get any air at all over my NB and vrms and they get very hot when benching or rendering. so hot in fact some of my skin is left on the NB heat sink!

I was hoping that flipping the fan over would get some additional airflow over these but will it screw up the airflow on the case?

Normally i would just go ahead and try it myself but it is such a ball ache removing the Noctua as there is no room to remove the clip from the center fan to access the Screws.

Anyone tried doing this before? or is the fan too far away to have any real benefit?
Temps got worse for me when I flipped mine. Your best bet is too mount a 140 in your drive bay
    
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post #21936 of 28613
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Temps got worse for me when I flipped mine. Your best bet is too mount a 140 in your drive bay
thanks for the quick reply i am glad i didn't try it.

i just wish they designed the cooler so you could rotate it on a AMD cpu as well as an Intel that would solve all my problems
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Hi! I've been stalking this thread for a pretty long time. Just didn't have anything worth showing. I recently joined the cm casemod contest but failed to finish my build due to lack of tools and also experience/skills. Anyway, please comment on what I have conjured up til now. Just waiting for some watercooling parts hopefully will be finish before july.

This is where I would like to mount my res pump.



Fitting for a future upgrade. The front bezel is fully cut, screwed it up perfectly, I'm planning to just cover it with a plain alu sheet with sound dampening foams, if I find one cheap.


This is what it looks like with the side panel


A triple 120 rad can fit sideways.



I haven't made a mount for the hdd, I think I can fit them behind the mb tray since there's 30-35mm clearance. This build was based on the rv01/rv02, I planned this before I knew about rv03.

I have cut most of the metals in this case and castrated it that there's no point turning back so I'm just gonna get it done asap. When I first had my dremel I went crazy cutting everything that can be cut. That was a lot of fun!!
post #21938 of 28613
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Unless the room your computer is in is around 50F then those temps are way off. You can't idle below ambient temp on an H50, it simply isn't possible. That means that your load temps are probably off as well, something that is quite common on AMD cpus. Figure the idle temps at that OC will be a good 10C above ambient room temp and load temps at least 20-25C above them. You need to go to the support site for whatever temp monitoring software you are using and see how to calibrate it to get more accurate temps.

As for the fan, try replacing it with another AP15 (or even an AP14) or a medium speed Yate Loon.
Those temps were recorded with CoreTemp. The temp recorded in BIOS and Asus PCProbe are 27idle and 50 under load
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Hi! I've been stalking this thread for a pretty long time. Just didn't have anything worth showing. I recently joined the cm casemod contest but failed to finish my build due to lack of tools and also experience/skills. Anyway, please comment on what I have conjured up til now. Just waiting for some watercooling parts hopefully will be finish before july.

This is where I would like to mount my res pump.



Fitting for a future upgrade. The front bezel is fully cut, screwed it up perfectly, I'm planning to just cover it with a plain alu sheet with sound dampening foams, if I find one cheap.


This is what it looks like with the side panel


A triple 120 rad can fit sideways.



I haven't made a mount for the hdd, I think I can fit them behind the mb tray since there's 30-35mm clearance. This build was based on the rv01/rv02, I planned this before I knew about rv03.

I have cut most of the metals in this case and castrated it that there's no point turning back so I'm just gonna get it done asap. When I first had my dremel I went crazy cutting everything that can be cut. That was a lot of fun!!
We would definitely like to see that finished Scout. It's gotta be the most cut up Scout I've seen!
    
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That rad config wont work,you can just get the fans in,but no airflow to the PSU or rad will render it useless......plus,how are you going to pipe the rad in? there is no room for pipework..
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