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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
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post #2851 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Enigma8750 View Post
Let it be known to All Scouts that
Treacherous Intelligence
has been Decorated
this day of 18 Nov 2009


Treacherous Intellect
Distinguished_Service_Medal: For his Outstanding Service on this Thread
Letter_of_Commendation_Ribbon: is for the Making of his new Art Thread that brings honor and integrity to all that he is associated with.


Gratz bro, i really liked that thread Scouts FTW!

I havnt had a case that keeps my interest like this one, the scout really is a nice chassis. Well i have been pondering doing vinyl lately but i have come to the conclusion that the top of the case would be too technical to cover. I think im going to have to paint it instead. I have a bunch of artist buddies that do airbrushing so ill prolly go that route. Ill post some pics once i figure it out lol. Cheers
Edited by imh073p - 11/18/09 at 5:51pm
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post #2852 of 28613
My window is now a clear green but little or no light makes it thru, the light from the R-4's are to weak to even show thru, I guess my next mod is to light it up a bit with some white cold cathode sticks.
The picture looks like it's green but that's only because of the flash, other wise it looks black.
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post #2853 of 28613
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Righty, finally stopped messing around with my case long enough to take some more photo's and not arty farty, in the dark, blue glowey ones so you can actually see things this time

Thought some of you that were thinking about getting an H50 might want to see how I mounted it. Used the 5.25" - 3.5" bay convertor and one of the front panels to make a solid mount in the 5.25" bay area then bolted the whole bunch to it.

and my new status lights
hey Mohunky, where did u get the status lights???
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post #2854 of 28613
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My window is now a clear green but little or no light makes it thru, the light from the R-4's are to weak to even show thru, I guess my next mod is to light it up a bit with some white cold cathode sticks.
The picture looks like it's green but that's only because of the flash, other wise it looks black.
Either way looks great from where im sitting!!! yeah im glad i didnt go with the R4's but u can get those sticks pretty cheap i got 2 for $5n and i promise u they are bright!!!
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post #2855 of 28613
I have a Antec 300 right now, painted black, cable management holes cut as well. I'm about to cut a side panel to.

How does the case compare with the 300? I'm really considering buying it and selling my 300. Does a 5850 fit fine in this case? What are some common mods?

Thanks!
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post #2856 of 28613
A 5850 should fit. The annoying part is plugging in the pci plugs. But it will fit.
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post #2857 of 28613
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I have a Antec 300 right now, painted black, cable management holes cut as well. I'm about to cut a side panel to.

How does the case compare with the 300? I'm really considering buying it and selling my 300. Does a 5850 fit fine in this case? What are some common mods?

Thanks!
The cable management is pretty good on the scout, but it also depends on motherboard layout, modular / non-modular psu's, amount of components...etc.

With a little extra work and perseverance, you can do wonders

5850's will fit in, as well as 5850's in CF. Unfortunately 5870's will require the removal of the hdd bracket, which is quite simple to remove.

The common mods would be:

- changing the side window, many have chosen clear and a few have added blow holes...and others have gone with different coloured windows.

- changing of the stock led fans. The CM R4's are quite popular.

- covering the front of the hdd bays, most of us use foam or cardboard etc

- additional cable management holes being cut

- adding a extra 120mm fan in the spare 5.25" bays.

A few others include...watercooling, changing / adding of switches and buttons, spray painting etc...

The scout has endless possibilities to be modded
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post #2858 of 28613
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My window is now a clear green but little or no light makes it thru, the light from the R-4's are to weak to even show thru, I guess my next mod is to light it up a bit with some white cold cathode sticks.
The picture looks like it's green but that's only because of the flash, other wise it looks black.
Yummy green, awesome. It looks sweet as.
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post #2859 of 28613
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Originally Posted by kev_b View Post
My window is now a clear green but little or no light makes it thru, the light from the R-4's are to weak to even show thru, I guess my next mod is to light it up a bit with some white cold cathode sticks.
The picture looks like it's green but that's only because of the flash, other wise it looks black.
Put a set of White cold cathodes in there and you will get greeen with envy. BTW that green looks Treacherous.. Pardon the pun TI.
Edited by Enigma8750 - 11/18/09 at 6:40pm
    
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post #2860 of 28613
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I have a Antec 300 right now, painted black, cable management holes cut as well. I'm about to cut a side panel to.

How does the case compare with the 300? I'm really considering buying it and selling my 300. Does a 5850 fit fine in this case? What are some common mods?

Thanks!
Check the First page for common mods and also dimensions for the Video card.
    
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