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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
  • 49% (927)
    Great
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    Good
  • 12% (226)
    Meh
  • 1% (27)
    Bad
  • 5% (108)
    SUX
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post #21941 of 28613
@Rock69 Thanks man.. Eager to finish it too but with EK nickel blocks having issues I had to rma it, I just scared since this is my first ever wc attempt.

@B Negative, I know fitting the tubes would be terrible but I think the airflow wouldn't be that bad if the bezel would be meshed up? Anyway, that's not what I'm gonna do now that was just a test fit.

The rad will be at the bottom drawing air in, exhaust would be behind the mb tray. A 140/200 fan at the bottom beside the rad to provide extra airlow and also for the psu and pump. No fans on the top but meshed. This case will have a positive airflow.

This is gonna be the most cut scout but not good in term of aesthetics.
post #21942 of 28613
What fans have people used for the side window on the scout? I have 1 blue LED fan in the bottom grill but when i had one in the top i got an annoying whistling noise as the H50 push / pull and top side fan almost touched.

I would like to make a new side window and cut a hole for a single 200mm fan right ontop of the graphics card...has anyone done this yet?

What fans are people using in the side panel? I want something quiet, preferably with blue LED's

Here is my idea (photoshopped)


Edited by Darylrese - 6/14/11 at 9:06am
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What fans have people used for the side window on the scout? I have 1 blue LED fan in the bottom grill but when i had one in the top i got an annoying whistling noise as the H50 push / pull and top side fan almost touched.

I would like to make a new side window and cut a hole for a single 200mm fan right ontop of the graphics card...has anyone done this yet?

What fans are people using in the side panel? I want something quiet, preferably with blue LED's
You can't get quiet with the stock window. the shape of the slits create the whistling and hummong noise.
    
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post #21944 of 28613
Well I got tired of using an external optical drive, so I reloacated my h50 to the rear and set it as exhaust. Temps are about 5 degrees higher! I also don't like having the drive in the front. Takes away from the clean look imo. So, time for drive relocation! I'll post pics when its done. I also soldered blue leds in place of the red status leds since I installed a blue led light kit from nzxt. Pics within a few days hopefully!
post #21945 of 28613
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Well I got tired of using an external optical drive, so I reloacated my h50 to the rear and set it as exhaust. Temps are about 5 degrees higher! I also don't like having the drive in the front. Takes away from the clean look imo. So, time for drive relocation! I'll post pics when its done. I also soldered blue leds in place of the red status leds since I installed a blue led light kit from nzxt. Pics within a few days hopefully!
Just stealth the drive, like this;



    
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post #21946 of 28613
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Just stealth the drive, like this;



I thought of that, but I have a fan controller in one bay and I want to move my rad to the 5" bays again. So I dont' have enough bays for the optical drive. btw is that the same scout that is white now?
post #21947 of 28613
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I thought of that, but I have a fan controller in one bay and I want to move my rad to the 5" bays again. So I dont' have enough bays for the optical drive. btw is that the same scout that is white now?
Yeah, it sure looked good in black red, huh?
    
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post #21948 of 28613
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Yeah, it sure looked good in black red, huh?
Yup sure did.
post #21949 of 28613
Can I just Say.. WOW!



He RAVEN'd a SCOUT. wow. I want to see more.
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post #21950 of 28613
I wonder if Meshing the Side window would have the same cooling properties than putting in a big fan?

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