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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
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post #5361 of 28394
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A lot of you guys have seen some of the mods I've done and I thought I would show you my fist case and my supreme wire management job. I know you can all use a good laugh.
Thats not a bad first first case. Mine was a super generic ibm personal system/2 in 1988 with a i386 cpu@10mhz, 2 megs of ram and a 40 meg hdd lol.
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post #5362 of 28394
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I am very impressed with this 5770. I've got it OC'd @ 1024/1450, :gotproofhttp: http://www.ozone3d.net/benchmarks/sc...b0640cdf9e1492 . For whatever reason furmark only reports 60 second run time, I ran it for 15 minutes (900000ms). Idle temp is 45c with reference cooler! I'm gonna try to figure out how to to get my 550 to 4ghz. Even though I successfully unlocked the other two cores, I think one might be defective cuz things start getting wonky at about 3200mhz. So I guess I'll run it as a dual core. I could not be any happier about this setup. Except for maybe a 5970. If anyone would like to send donations, please, dig deep into your pocketbooks and send you money to....
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I just ask a quick question since it might take a while to read thru few hundreds page . Does the Scout fit the 5850/5870 or the 5970 anyone? Thanks for the help Rep+.
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post #5364 of 28394
@ OCnewb

5850 fits with no problems. Also in CF.

5870 fits with some motherboards iirc. You can fit it in the bottom pci-e slot if you have a CF mobo and when you remove the lower drive bay, which can be done very easily by removing some screws. Or you can fit it by cutting in your upper drive bays.

5970 only with major cuts in your upper drive bays.

Correct me if I'm wrong anyone
Edited by Therapy? - 2/7/10 at 1:52pm
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post #5365 of 28394
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I just ask a quick question since it might take a while to read thru few hundreds page . Does the Scout fit the 5850/5870 or the 5970 anyone? Thanks for the help Rep+.
. . . . you can go back to pages 503 to 505 and you can see/read some other's for here who DO have the 5850/5870 series video card's install'd without too much problem's/modd'ng to be done . . . . yes, it might have some option's for WHICH mthrbrd you are using as well for how high OR low the PCI-E slot for the card(s) are located as well.......hope this help's for your curious question of concern for this installment of . . . . .

mr-Charles .

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post #5367 of 28394
Added a new fan on my Scout. I added a Scythe S-Flex F Fan on my Megahalem. I'm currently contemplating whether or not to add another S-Flex for a push/pull configuration.











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post #5368 of 28394
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I just ask a quick question since it might take a while to read thru few hundreds page . Does the Scout fit the 5850/5870 or the 5970 anyone? Thanks for the help Rep+.
It entirely depends on two things what motherboard you have and what your willing to do to make it fit. If your not planning on X-fire, get yourself a MSI 790FX-GD70 and the #1 PCIe slot will allow the longer cards to extend into the optical drive bay. If you use the mentioned board and want to crossfire you will have to squeeze the second one in like Brisleep has done or mod the hdd cage to get the second one or third etc..., depending on the card, to get it to fit. There are more than a few examples on Page 1. There is no other way around this.

On the first page of this thread it states "GPU Specs. 11.5 inches of space from back of case to Drive Bays." This is false. When I measure my case I only get 10.5" and it also states in the manual on page 2 in the lower right hand corner; "Please ensure that your GPU does not exceed 10.6-inch (270mm) in length, it will cause damage to the GPU" . I'm not taking shots, but maybe E can clean that up so as not to add to the myth.

Personally when I'm able to go to the 5870/5890 I will do the hdd cage/drive bay mod. It appears I'm starting to like this metal cutting, making things fit that shouldn't, thing. I'm cutting on my buddies case now getting it ready for my old gear for his upgrade. I hope this answers your question and keep reading. There is an untold wealth of knowledge and experience in those few hundred pages.
Edited by Rockr69 - 2/7/10 at 8:25pm
    
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Thanks for the help guys. I'm planning to use the Storm scout for my another new i7 build w/ EVGA x58 Sli LE board. I think i might be fine since i will probably go with 2x 5850.
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post #5370 of 28394
You'll have plenty of room with the 5850s. Good luck on your build!
    
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