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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
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post #22541 of 28613
I just went to micro center, and got myself 2 Aerocool Shark fans 140mm (blue) I'm going to replace the red LED fan on the fron of my scout, and the one on the top. My blue themed case its coming together.
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Originally Posted by nicolasl46 View Post
I just went to micro center, and got myself 2 Aerocool Shark fans 140mm (blue) I'm going to replace the red LED fan on the fron of my scout, and the one on the top. My blue themed case its coming together.
Awesome. I've read good reviews about the Aerocool Shark fans.
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post #22543 of 28613
Hey Guys, thank you very much for the info. So the Vapor X as the Primary one because its cooling system is more reliable for heavy duty, make sense... OK ILL DO IT!
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Originally Posted by Darylrese View Post
I have no idea what pressure I would have in my case now i have the 200mm fan fitted!

Quite funny you recieved a hard drive rather than a motherboard! Bit of a difference..let's hope they sort it out soon! I hate waiting for things to arrive in the post
Boy that is legistics for you.. But all fun aside. I think that the pressure would be considerable in the case with a 200 blowing on it.


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I reckon those 200mil fans push quite some air when running. A friend of mine has one on his ThermalTake case, but the one he has looks so flimsy to me.

My GPU is the non-reference model 570 so it doesn't just exhaust hot air towards the back but to the front and sides as well. I do find that the top exhaust vent pulls a lot of hot air out while gaming, which I'm guessing is due to the card not exhausting all the heat outside the case. I read up on some people using an Antec fan mount in the 5.25" bays for another fan intake..I think it sounds like a good idea to do especially when summer arrives
That was done in the Old days of the scout.. They put push pull design fans under the DVD Drive and forced cool air over the cpu and created alot of Positive pressure in the case.. Also if you are not afraid for your PSU, you can also turn the PSU to suck air from the top and blow it out the back as well.

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Yeah. They just have to be 5770s. I don't even think brand matters.
Well Interracial Crossfiring is frowned upon in the computing world but they are compatable with similar results. All the plumbing is in the right places.

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Awesome. I've read good reviews about the Aerocool Shark fans.
My dad has a 140mm shark in his CMSS on the front and the top. to maximize air flow.
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[QUOTE=Well Interracial Crossfiring is frowned upon in the computing world but they are compatable with similar results. All the plumbing is in the right places.[/QUOTE]

But since both are the same brand: SAPPHIRE, is not a big deal... the only thing that change is the appearance and the cooling system. Right? Thats what i thought.
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post #22546 of 28613
Well, the Egg sold out of the XFX PSU I wanted. I bought this one instead....

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817553003

....for $89.99. Hope it works out ok.

Begin rant

Hey Antec!!! I love my Earthwatts, you guys make awesome PSUs and all but....GET WITH THE FRIGGIN PROGRAM AND SLEEVE YOUR CABLES! I've had an octopus living in my rigs for over 10 years and I can't stands it anymore!

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Edited by DireLeon2010 - 7/12/11 at 10:56am
     
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post #22547 of 28613

I wish I had across this sooner, this thread has a lot information that I had to work out on my own... oh well. I don't have any photos of the case as it's far from done, but I have a little 'tech demo' you might like

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post #22548 of 28613
^ Cougar? I'm not really PSU savy, but is this any good?
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^ Cougar? I'm not really PSU savy, but is this any good?
OCN has a Recommended PSU list they maintain. The people that update that list are really knowledgeable. I would recommend anything on that list. While the Cougar isn't on that particular list, it doesn't mean it will break/die but the ones they recommended just have great reviews and have been thoroughly tested.
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post #22550 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Xyrate View Post
OCN has a Recommended PSU list they maintain. The people that update that list are really knowledgeable. I would recommend anything on that list. While the Cougar isn't on that particular list, it doesn't mean it will break/die but the ones they recommended just have great reviews and have been thoroughly tested.
I'm not saying is a bad brand, I've just never heard of it.
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