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post #26701 of 28613
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Originally Posted by GTR Mclaren View Post

Thank you and GoodInk too smile.gif
hey CM release an Scout II with just a big window and no fan grills please frown.gif

you can make one yourself smile.gif very easy to do, just need a dremel and a jigsaw
post #26702 of 28613
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Originally Posted by koniu777 View Post

you can remove the front portion of the top cage, the rest is riveted in

The hell...why ??

they are just blocking the air flow... :/

Koniu I dont have the tools...neither the talent to cut xD
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you do know that if you clean up the wires a bit you get better airflow... just a suggestion.

You may not be able to tell, but those cables aren't restricting airflow one bit; they're against the inner wall of the case. The only thing that would help (not that my system runs hot) is adding a couple of fans where I can, and I used to have every fan possible in there, but it was obnoxiously loud, took up valuable space, and only improved temps by a few degrees. I'm fine with my cable management at this point.
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post #26704 of 28613
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Originally Posted by koniu777 View Post

decided to watercool the new case, some shots of the finished product



Motherofgod.jpg drool.gif

It does look better being water cooled. You have a small but powerful rig that usually you'll find inside a case big enough for the Storm 2 to fit inside. At first I kinda shook my head when you said you going to air cooled the case having tried water cooling your previous rig. I thought you just probably had some mixed feelings of the case & sort of not liking it after what you did with the rad having a tight fit.

One suggestion, maybe instead of putting a standard fan outside you might as well use a slim profile fan such as a Scythe Slip Stream Slim fan. It would look a lot better.

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By the way, whatever happened to the MPower just used for testing? Looks like it's has a permanent place inside the Scout 2.biggrin.gif
Edited by Cheaptrick - 10/3/12 at 7:27pm
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post #26705 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Cheaptrick View Post

It does look better being water cooled. You have a small but powerful rig that usually you'll find inside a case big enough for the Storm 2 to fit inside. At first I kinda shook my head when you said you going to air cooled the case having tried water cooling your previous rig. I thought you just probably had some mixed feelings of the case & sort of not liking it after what you did with the rad having a tight fit.
One suggestion, maybe instead of putting a standard fan outside you might as well use a slim profile fan such as a Scythe Slip Stream Slim fan. It would look a lot better.
http://www.scythe-usa.com/product/acc/066/sy1212sl12_detail.html
By the way, whatever happened to the MPower just used for testing? Looks like it's has a permanent place inside the Scout 2.biggrin.gif

there is no room up top for any kind of fan lol, not even 2mm worth of space. Tried installing the sabertooth with this ex240 rad but it wouldn't fit, so the Mpower will have to do for now smile.gif
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there is no room up top for any kind of fan lol, not even 2mm worth of space. Tried installing the sabertooth with this ex240 rad but it wouldn't fit, so the Mpower will have to do for now smile.gif

It's not really I meant. What I was trying to say is that you can put it below. If you still need a few mm maybe you can push further up the rad by cutting the screw holes that holds the rad & maybe screw the rad with the top cover or cut a thin sheet of metal & make sort of a bracket for the rad to rest into securely.
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post #26707 of 28613
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The hell...why ??
they are just blocking the air flow... :/
Koniu I dont have the tools...neither the talent to cut xD

Actually you don't need to cut that piece. It's only held in place with 4 rivets which are easy as pie to drill out. Mind you, if you remove it, there is no way to put hard drives in the space if you need it later.
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Nice to see some Scout II's popping up in here. Anxious to see what else people have in store.

Also, would any of you know about any fan controllers that work with 4 pin pwm fans? I tried rewording my search a few times and still nothing. Just curious if they even exist at this point....
post #26709 of 28613
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Actually you don't need to cut that piece. It's only held in place with 4 rivets which are easy as pie to drill out. Mind you, if you remove it, there is no way to put hard drives in the space if you need it later.

You can rivet it back. All you need to do is buy a pack of rivets (about $3) & a rivet tool (about $12). It's very easy to do (it's no rocket science).
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post #26710 of 28613
I have a rivet tool. However, there is no way to put the top rivets in as the cage above blocks access. Drilling out the rivets would be tricky as well. I suppose you could use screws to hold it together afterwards though.
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