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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
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post #25111 of 28613
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148441

Soooooooooooooo tempted! rolleyes.gif

or....

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152181

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136769

I'd like the speed of the SSD but, I also need more space. Gorram flooding and higher prices! mad.gif
Edited by DireLeon2010 - 4/10/12 at 12:12am
     
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I feel your pain, I've needed a new HDD for almost a year now. On the plus side, I've got rid of so much junk on my PC over this time.
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Get the hard drive, if you need the space.
I would wait for the 128gb ssd to come down a bit, say to £100/$120, it's totally worth it if you don't need the space, boot times are so fast.
post #25114 of 28613
Got a very cool package in the post today wink.gif

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Ill post more pictures when ill put it on the scout smile.gif
post #25115 of 28613
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Originally Posted by GoodInk View Post

I feel your pain, I've needed a new HDD for almost a year now. On the plus side, I've got rid of so much junk on my PC over this time.
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Get the hard drive, if you need the space.
I would wait for the 128gb ssd to come down a bit, say to £100/$120, it's totally worth it if you don't need the space, boot times are so fast.

Yeah. I really want at least 120gb SSD. Then I'd be able to fit some games on it too. Why are they so expensive per gb anyway?

Now I just have to chose between a WD Blue or the Samsung F3. Or save up a little more for a WD Black.


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Got a very cool package in the post today wink.gif

450

Ill post more pictures when ill put it on the scout smile.gif

The light from my Apollish fan hits mine and they almost fluoresce. Almost. Good fans so far.

I need to buy some more to replace my Rosewills. Half of them are starting to get a slight wobble.

Wobble = vibration. Vibration = noise. mad.gif
Edited by DireLeon2010 - 4/10/12 at 7:21am
     
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post #25116 of 28613
I would definetly recommend the m4 128GB, so reliable. They're only expensive due to the 'new' technology. It's alot like SD cards and usb sticks, think how expensive they are per GB. The prices are falling nicely though, the other week i saw a 256GB m4 for £200 when they would normally be about £250/£260. So the prices are dropping, and the capacities are getting bigger. Give it about 6 months and SSDs will become alot more affordable.
post #25117 of 28613
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Hey Thanks Lagpirate!!!! As your generation say's ( SICK) << for good; My generation used the word (BAD) <<< for 'Good'!!!
( talk about confusing people that don't use slang)
Yeah, thats what I really wanted to know is how durable this mobo is and how 'HOT' she can get... If the temps on her drop just as fast as they my rise... If you guy's ever seen any heat damage around any of the area's the heat may have been building on you.. Yada,Yada,Yada, I figured the best people to ask are the people of my club.....
Thank's Lagpirate

lol, yea slang these days is quite interesting...Lol. But like I said, the only place that i am seeing heat buildup is in the graphics card Pci-1 port. But those temps Cool off ALOT quicker than it takes to heat up(like 10 seconds. biggrin.gif) . Plus, I am running stock fans in my "SCOUT" with NO fans on the side panel. Im planning on mounting two there, but im not sure about which fans to go with....But after i get them there should be NO problems with My graphics port heating up! biggrin.gif
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Well guys, I have decided to give my scout a well deserved vacation for a few months. I Have decided to have a go at designing and building a test bench due to all the problems I have had recently + I fancied a bit of a change for a short while.

what do you think of my progress so far( again sorry for shoddy phone pics tongue.gif)
450

450

450

450

I am about 70% complete, still got to paint a few extra layers (ran out of paint tongue.gif) and figure out a way of covering the massive hole the wires run through with something more appealing. thinking.gif

Only took a few hours and required a few offcuts of wood and an old atx case rescued from the impending doom of the crusher tongue.gif

hope ya like? Any tips for improvement?
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Well guys, I have decided to give my scout a well deserved vacation for a few months. I Have decided to have a go at designing and building a test bench due to all the problems I have had recently + I fancied a bit of a change for a short while.
what do you think of my progress so far( again sorry for shoddy phone pics tongue.gif) Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
450
450
450
450
I am about 70% complete, still got to paint a few extra layers (ran out of paint tongue.gif) and figure out a way of covering the massive hole the wires run through with something more appealing. thinking.gif
Only took a few hours and required a few offcuts of wood and an old atx case rescued from the impending doom of the crusher tongue.gif
hope ya like? Any tips for improvement?

thumbsupsmiley.png That is Freeeeekkkkkin 'SWEET'!!! drool.gifspecool.gif I want one!!!!
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thumbsupsmiley.png That is Freeeeekkkkkin 'SWEET'!!! drool.gifspecool.gif I want one!!!!

thanks man thumb.gif life is so much easier when you have access to everything especially when you go through components like I do tongue.gif

On a positive note I have fixed my motherboard wheee.gif it was a bent cpu pin to blame....not sure it was me that did it or if it came supplied like that redface.gif but she's running like a champ atm
Edited by darkstar585 - 4/10/12 at 3:12pm
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