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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
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post #26471 of 28613
Interesting review.

Mind you I disagree with a couple of their comments. First off, only a single fan in the case is a bit anemic but then again, I always swap out most if not all fans in most cases I buy. coolermaster stock 120mm fans are pretty crappy. If the put the R4's in it would be a different story.

They comment on the lack of hot swap bays but then again external USB 3.0 hard drives are so cheap (I bought a 2TB Western Digital USB 3.0 for $85 on sale), is there really a need for a hotswap bay in a case that focuses on carrying and mobility?

I do agree that there should have been a cutout facing for a 3.5" bay included. I have a 3.5" card reader and a 3.5" fan controller that would both work quite well in this type of a case.

Other than that I think it's excellent and will be replacing my Scout 1.
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post #26473 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Robilar View Post

Interesting review.

Mind you I disagree with a couple of their comments. First off, only a single fan in the case is a bit anemic but then again, I always swap out most if not all fans in most cases I buy. coolermaster stock 120mm fans are pretty crappy. If the put the R4's in it would be a different story.

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I do agree that there should have been a cutout facing for a 3.5" bay included. I have a 3.5" card reader and a 3.5" fan controller that would both work quite well in this type of a case.

Other than that I think it's excellent and will be replacing my Scout 1.

I agree with the fan's, it might turn off some first time builders, but I'm with you. I would have liked to see the same fans used in the trooper but with longer fan cables so you can hook them up to the MB. I'm not really liking the way the top fan cover/filter is removed, you shouldn't have to remove the side panels to get it off. Some cheap magnets would have worked just fine. The other thing is how are you going to use this if you have fans or a rad on top? As for the external 3.5" bay, I still can't figure out why any case maker would not include this, I'm willing to bet over 75% of the people that build their cases have a card reader, this is a BIG turn off for me. If CM wanted to save money they could have got rid of the AC97 audio connector, really does any MB maker use this outdated connection anymore or even in the last 5 years? Plus it is just ugly. Then why have the LED switch and only put one fan in the case that can use it?

Over all I really do like the layout and looks. This case is super mod friendly from looking at the pics. I can't wait to get my hands on one and start cutting it up biggrin.gif
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BUT those two fan mesh at side kills the look of the case, horrid decision CM
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post #26475 of 28613
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Originally Posted by GTR Mclaren View Post

BUT those two fan mesh at side kills the look of the case, horrid decision CM

Easy fix

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CM has something very special planed for all the Scout owners and it should go live tomorrow!
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post #26477 of 28613
Quote:
Originally Posted by GoodInk View Post

CM has something very special planed for all the Scout owners and it should go live tomorrow!

hmmm. I'm excited...I wonder what it is thinking.gif
post #26478 of 28613
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BUT those two fan mesh at side kills the look of the case, horrid decision CM

Guess you've never run SLI or Crossfire configs... The fans in the door are positioned directly over the GPU area. I refuse to buy a case without some type of door fan mount.
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I would like to share some pictures of my build.
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Case: Cooler Master Storm Scout
CPU: Intel Core i7-2600K @ 4.5 GHz
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon Xtreme HD 5830 @ 970MHz Core, 1300MHz Memory
RAM: Mushkin Enhanced Blackline Frostbyte 16GB @1600MHz
Storage: Western Digital Blue 500GB
Power Supply: Corsair Builder Series CX600
Heatsink: Corsair H60









post #26480 of 28613
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by civixboi View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by GoodInk View Post

CM has something very special planed for all the Scout owners and it should go live tomorrow!

hmmm. I'm excited...I wonder what it is thinking.gif

Stay tuned as I can't say yet tongue.gif
Quote:
Originally Posted by radeon5830 View Post

I would like to share some pictures of my build.




Welcome to the CMSSC!!!

Very nice Scout you have, the PSU looks a little beat up, thumb.gif
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