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post #22521 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Darylrese View Post
I think I can live with the noise now..its got a little better. I just like silent computers but that's quite impossible on air cooling I don't think the scout has the best airflow ever for a gaming case but still great for £55 and modding capabilities are simple and endless
Definitely have to agree with you. I love my Scout
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post #22522 of 28613
ok, just letting everyone know...

I will be counter acting this:


with this:


The dealership i work in isn't air conditioned, and it hit 99*F in the shop today, with a heat index over over 110*F. it's amazing how much just being in the heat, let alone doing any work, will tire you out.
    
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post #22523 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Darylrese View Post
I think I can live with the noise now..its got a little better. I just like silent computers but that's quite impossible on air cooling I don't think the scout has the best airflow ever for a gaming case but still great for £55 and modding capabilities are simple and endless
There was a part that people were putting on the radator. It was a round chamber of some kind.. I think that this may be what you need. Something like on this page.

http://www.crazypc.com/products/8302.html

http://www.overclock.net/10483939-post12165.html
Edited by unimatrixzero - 7/11/11 at 6:53pm
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post #22524 of 28613
Hey the brushed aluminum piece on the front panel connections on my case is bent. Any ideas how i could get it flat again?
post #22525 of 28613
I have 2 Radeons 5770 But different specs... made by the same company, Sapphire... correct me if im wrong but i heard i can crossfire both since the chipset is the same and the only thing that change is the cooling technnology. Both are 5770 1gb, there should not be any problem right?

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What do you guys do WRT dust inside the case? Stock the Scout has a negative case pressure which is bad for dust. I think maybe I should remove my top fan, or maybe just reverse it. What say you guys? Bear in mind I have a solid side window so no air can get through there
post #22527 of 28613
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I have 2 Radeons 5770 But different specs... made by the same company, Sapphire... correct me if im wrong but i heard i can crossfire both since the chipset is the same and the only thing that change is the cooling technnology. Both are 5770 1gb, there should not be any problem right?
yes, i believe so. as long as the chipset and the memory are the same, you should be able to x-fire. they will both run at the lower speed of the 2 however.

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What do you guys do WRT dust inside the case? Stock the Scout has a negative case pressure which is bad for dust. I think maybe I should remove my top fan, or maybe just reverse it. What say you guys? Bear in mind I have a solid side window so no air can get through there
it took me a while to get to positive pressure in my scout. i have 2 front intake fans, and a bottom intake (between the PSU and the HD cage). i have a solid window, so no air getting in there. for exhaust i have 1 top and 1 back. for all my intakes, i cut the grills out, but i left them intake for the exhaust. also, i used from black vinyl tape to cover the exhaust mesh next to the pci ports from the inside (can't see it at all). also, i have my PSU pulling air from the bottom and exhausting out the back, so it's not part of the normal case airflow. i have found that doing these things gives me positive case pressure. i watch the RPM's on my exhaust fans with the case side off, and with the case side on, and i see about 300 RPM higher speeds with the case side on. i attribute this to the positive pressure in the case forcing it's way past the fans.

wondering if this could be fan specific. this would explain why some people have found it to be the mesh, while other don't' experience this issue, like myself. i have mine set like this (from outside in): case|fan|25mm shroud|radiator|fan. i'm running 1200 rpm fans on mine, and i can't hear my scout from about 4 or so feet away. i suppose using a higher speed/higher flow fan could cause noise going through the mesh. maybe he could try slowing the fans down if they are on a controller, to just swapping fans to test with to see if the noise goes away.
Edited by Kaneda13 - 7/12/11 at 3:28am
    
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post #22528 of 28613
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What do you guys do WRT dust inside the case? Stock the Scout has a negative case pressure which is bad for dust. I think maybe I should remove my top fan, or maybe just reverse it. What say you guys? Bear in mind I have a solid side window so no air can get through there
Hows your scout going mate? All finished now apart from getting your replacement board? You could flip your top fan over so that its an intake but then you only have the H50 as an exhaust fan and that means your radiator will suck in even more hot air

Fitting that 200mm side fan to my PC has certainly helped with temperatures in my case , as did adding a fan in the back of the drive bays blowing cool air across the CPU / MEMORY / Mainboard.

Is your case getting really dusty or don't you know yet as your not using it? My side window isn't getting dusty atall. I have a small bit of dust on the floor of my scout but nothing compared to my old Antec 900!
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post #22529 of 28613
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wondering if this could be fan specific. this would explain why some people have found it to be the mesh, while other don't' experience this issue, like myself. i have mine set like this (from outside in): case|fan|25mm shroud|radiator|fan. i'm running 1200 rpm fans on mine, and i can't hear my scout from about 4 or so feet away. i suppose using a higher speed/higher flow fan could cause noise going through the mesh. maybe he could try slowing the fans down if they are on a controller, to just swapping fans to test with to see if the noise goes away.
Could well be,high rpm fans near any kind of mesh produces noise. i run a fan controller and i notice my AP-29's buzz around the 2200 rpm mark...
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post #22530 of 28613
I'm running AP-15's and the noise isn't too bad its just when idle with no background noise that you notice it slightly. Think ill leave it alone now and just enjoy using it
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