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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
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post #4511 of 28613
Hey guys, just made an account here and wanted to say thanks for the ideas, probably read 2-300 pages in the last week.

Was originally regretting my Storm Scout a bit (purely for size reasons) but you've helped me see how awesome it can be.

Unfortunately after having my rig up and running for a day, the motherboard decided to die, still waiting on the replacement so no pics just yet ><.

In the mean time I got a bit bored, replaced all the fans (Zalman Zm-f3's), added one to side panel and another in the 5.25" drive bays (held in by bay covers - dremel hack job, never used one before, fortunately can't see how bad it is with the front on =))

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Originally Posted by ROM3000 View Post
Hey everyone. I just wanted to make sure before buying if a Noctua NH-U12P will fit in this case without having to remove the top 140mm fan? Thanks.
Fits with my board, but only just. Top fan didn't seem to be doing much of anything though (crappy fan)
Edited by Kassar - 1/17/10 at 2:46am
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How well does that Zalman Cooler work? I have never tried anything of theres.
It works really well. I'm been running it on a prescott core P4 for three years now. Idle temps use to hover around 40c and load would be right around 60c then I lapped the heatsink and the cpu and wow! Idle dropped to 31-35c and the load never gets above 55c and that's on an overclock of 3.51ghz. I've also been using the VF-700 Vga cooler and it works exceptionally well also. Oh and I've been using them with Dynex TIM.

The only complaint I've had over the years with them both is, well three actually, the copper dulls over time, the clear fans get dust inside of them so cleaning is a chore ( I like my stuff shiny inside and out even if I can't see it ) and the damn blue leds.

The VGA cooler got adopted by wife when I got my HD 3850 AGP and is still going strong and when I get my replacement 3850 on tuesday (YEAH!!!) I'm going to order this guy for it, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118222 . I fixed the CPU cooler, so no more blue leds!!
    
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Yes there is a minimum of 250Rep and 1 Year Anniversary before you get Upgraded to Overclocked Acc
Oh dang thats going to take awhile
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Abit off topic but i just have to share with you my daily adventure while out walking the dog, the mrs had wellies and went over a submerged bridge further up the brook.
It was a cold walk home!

    
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Abit off topic but i just have to share with you my daily adventure while out walking the dog, the mrs had wellies and went over a submerged bridge further up the brook.
It was a cold walk home!
YouTube- V170110_12.31.3gp
LOL too funny
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Abit off topic but i just have to share with you my daily adventure while out walking the dog, the mrs had wellies and went over a submerged bridge further up the brook.
It was a cold walk home!
YouTube- V170110_12.31.3gp
That's what you get for taking the short cut dude!
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17 volts is easy
you use -12 and +5
or
you use +12 and -5
but
you will have to check to power supply to see which has more curent
is 17v safe wont it kill your fan?
Ok, so that's the right volts but how do you do it with a fan that's 2 pins connected via Molex? The top is connected that way isn't it? If not, please let me know.
Oh, my multi meter was my wife's fathers and it died long ago.
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Yea.. the dust is going to be an issue. I would put a filter on it but they clog so fast. Old house and I live next to the railroad tracks. So dust is not a huge issue at my house but it is somewhat. Anyway I am going to follow your advice thanks.

Enigma.
Wow, here I was thinking we were the only ones next to railroad tracks. They're 57ft behind out bedroom and they used to run by at 2 a.m. one of the reasons we're looking for new housing.
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How do I know if I have an OC acc?

I've been here since 07, but only had 2 posts when I returned on 09. It was funny when I returned and saw such a low amount of posts
You have a little blue flame at the bottom of your post under your name. You have to have a minimum rep of 250 and one year on. Look at Enigma, he's got one.
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post #4520 of 28613
Here's a shot of how far I was yesterday. Attachment 137657

Now I've turned the H50 fan around and I'm working on the wiring, lighting and fans.
I found out why the Hyper 212 didn't work. The original cooler came with metal clips to hold the fan on, with those things would have cleared no problem but would have had to get a 120x120x20 fan to put in the window. They H 212 I recieved however, had plastic fan clips and those stopped the top fan from working. Still would have to have a thin fan for the window though.
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