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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
  • 49% (927)
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  • 12% (226)
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post #23381 of 28613
Thinking about picking this case up from a buddy of mine.... does the case require any modding to fit a 5770 in it? Any cards known that i should stay away from size wise?

I am just getting back into building and modifying and want to start slow.
post #23382 of 28613
"GPU cards have a maximum clearance for 10.6" or 270mm maximum length inside the Scout."

according to the CM site. But as you can see people have gotten larger cards to fit (6970s ect) You should be fine with a 5770 : D
post #23383 of 28613
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Thinking about picking this case up from a buddy of mine.... does the case require any modding to fit a 5770 in it? Any cards known that i should stay away from size wise?

I am just getting back into building and modifying and want to start slow.
a 5770 will fit in without any modding at all, infact you'll have about 3 inches clearance from the back of the card to the drive bays, i know this because as per my signature, i have a 5770 in my rig
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Thinking about picking this case up from a buddy of mine.... does the case require any modding to fit a 5770 in it? Any cards known that i should stay away from size wise?

I am just getting back into building and modifying and want to start slow.
I had a 5770 and I can tell you there is miles of room

here is an old photo to show you exactly how much room there was:



the 5850 fits too without modding...but its close:



hope that helps
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Hey I just picked up this case, I've seen some reviews that have talked about the front/top panel (where the usb ports and power button are) causing shorts and destroying hardware, any way to check that before I hook up all my hardware and kill it?
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I have heard the same thing with the Storm Sniper case. It is caused by the back of the USB ports hitting on the case. I have never heard of this actually happening but if you wish to be cautious you could just stick some electrical tape as a barrier on the back of the USB ports.
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Hey I just picked up this case, I've seen some reviews that have talked about the front/top panel (where the usb ports and power button are) causing shorts and destroying hardware, any way to check that before I hook up all my hardware and kill it?
i've never heard this before; and i'm not sure anyone in this thread has had that problem..
post #23388 of 28613
Thanks for the replies guys. Now I just need to start hunting down a mobo, PSU, and GPU.
post #23389 of 28613
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i've never heard this before; and i'm not sure anyone in this thread has had that problem..


there are a dozen or more reviews on NewEgg with this issue one on amazon and actually one posted in this thread that I found and have started reading through:

http://www.overclock.net/computer-ca...club-1558.html
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there are a dozen or more reviews on NewEgg with this issue one on amazon and actually one posted in this thread that I found and have started reading through:

http://www.overclock.net/computer-ca...club-1558.html
First; Don't believe so much you read on the newegg reviews because alot of those people are posting out from there (I)..... You can always tell a person that has experience in his or her's writing's......
Second; Those people posting in the link you put up from our thread, (if you read it carefully) they are stating indirectly (That 'Maybe') one of the problems!!! It's not an on going issue with the CM 'Scout' chassis.....
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