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post #2371 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Behemoth777 View Post
haha yeah, I was thinkin about doing a little modding myself. I'm going to take a high speed yate loon and fit it to a fan mount for some front intake goodness
But I just spent all my money on shisha and my girlfriend so im broke as a joke hahaha
Yeah, tell me about it

I'm gonna have to beg the wifey and hopefully she'll let me get this laser cutting done. I was going to try my luck with getting another WC setup for the Scout, but I won't try my luck...
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post #2372 of 28613
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Yeah, tell me about it

I'm gonna have to beg the wifey and hopefully she'll let me get this laser cutting done. I was going to try my luck with getting another WC setup for the Scout, but I won't try my luck...
hahaha yeah good luck with that one dude
     
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post #2373 of 28613
I got my Cooler Master Scout case Wednesday. I do hate to say this, but I decided to keep my Antec 1200 so probably selling my Scout

The CM Scout is a very nice mid-tower case; the handle, the looks, and the overall setup is not bad at all. The square cutout at the top of the motherboard tray is simple yet ingenious and a godsend. I was able to install the Scythe Mugen 2 cooler without removing my motherboard at all (which a lot of people say is not easy to work with the Mugen 2 mounting even without the motherboard being installed.

I can think of quite a few improvements that I hope they implement in the future (Revision B perhaps?). Here are some ideas:

-Better wire management ability. Simply not enough room on righthand side of the case to hide wires well (you can but takes A LOT of work.) Make the cover part slightly splayed out so you can hide wires easily without mushrooming out the right hand panel of the case.

-Able to accept longer video cards (ATI 5870 not being able to fit without cutting the hard drive cage is a big deal breaker!) They could have easily made the case a little longer and would have negated this problem. This would have made the case a little longer, but we are talking like 2 inches at most. They should have at least made it an option for longer cards to be placed without hacking your nice, new case to fit things in.

-Overall, this case (imo) is quite a downgrade from the Antec 1200 (and I feel to an extent a slight down grade from the Antec 902).

Antec 1200 Pros (Compared to the Scout)
-Size
-Better cooling of components
-Room (can fill it up and still have room around everything, plus the removable cages are nice!)
-Fan controllers
-Better wire management
-Easier to work with
-Slightly better looking (imo but both are awesome looking)
-Removable front cages for the win

Antec 1200 Cons:
-Size (for some... not me, makes it much easier to work with.)
-Weight fully loaded
-price
-no handle

By no means am I knocking this case, I just feel the Antec 900 and 1200 series are better. I was hoping to join the club but I will be selling my Scout on this board, so maybe someone else can join in my place.
     
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post #2374 of 28613
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Originally Posted by ricsim78 View Post
-Able to accept longer video cards (ATI 5870 not being able to fit without cutting the hard drive cage is a big deal breaker!) They could have easily made the case a little longer and would have negated this problem. This would have made the case a little longer, but we are talking like 2 inches at most. They should have at least made it an option for longer cards to be placed without hacking your nice, new case to fit things in.
With new graphic cards getting larger all the time I can see it being a deal breaker, maybe CM will come out with a new case, something inbetween a snipper and the scout that will be a happy medium for the market.
For those like me with limited space the scout fits the bill just right.
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post #2375 of 28613
I don't think any of the case makers were ready for the 5870's long dimentions. It is huge in ever stretch of the word. But comparing the 1200 to the CM Storm Scout I can see your point but there is quite a price difference. The Antec 1200 is a class higher than the scout and not as portable,but the 902? I think the 902 was Antec's way of fixing everything that was broken with the 900 but it didn't quite make it IMHO.

If Cooler Master Does do an update to the CM Storm Scout to make room for the video cards that would be an improvement. just add about 10 mm to the fromt but wire Management. The Wire management of the Scout is great.
    
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post #2376 of 28613
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Yeah, tell me about it

I'm gonna have to beg the wifey and hopefully she'll let me get this laser cutting done. I was going to try my luck with getting another WC setup for the Scout, but I won't try my luck...
What is that little corsair water cooler that is out right now. Is that thing any good? I have seen it in several builds and wondered if it was worth throwing a few quid at it.
    
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What is that little corsair water cooler that is out right now. Is that thing any good? I have seen it in several builds and wondered if it was worth throwing a few quid at it.
The Corsair H50? From what I've seen and read, it's pretty decent...keeps i7's and phenoms down quite well. As much as it's good and bang for buck, i'd rather go custom build and than pre-built... After experiencing Thermaltakes 760...you'd think twice
Edited by photonmoo - 11/1/09 at 10:37pm
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Can some post some serial number or smth of the Storm Scout's rear fan so I could find some info on the internet?
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post #2379 of 28613
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I don't think any of the case makers were ready for the 5870's long dimentions. It is huge in ever stretch of the word.
Not prepared for the HD5870? Have you seen the HD5970? The Engineering sample of it was 13.5 inches, it barely fit in the Antec 1200 it was like ½cm left of space.
Source: http://en.expreview.com/2009/10/30/r...its-might.html
post #2380 of 28613
That is a HUGE card. Gonna have to add an extra room to the House with that monster.


This is an Antec 1200 with the 5970 dually Guys. One of the best engineered cases out for the Jack and look 1/2 MM left to spare.

Totally closes up air flow in a case too. Like an inner wall inside the case.

Sawtoothed i7 Asus Trip channel with the ATI Dually Maxxed runnin Raid and a Spare on 1000 cc's of Go juice and a 1200 A case all lit up!!!. Somebody broke the piggy bank on this bad boy... I have a bad case of Vcard Envy.

Edited by Enigma8750 - 11/2/09 at 6:53am
    
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