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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
  • 49% (927)
    Great
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    Good
  • 12% (226)
    Meh
  • 1% (27)
    Bad
  • 5% (108)
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post #5411 of 28613
Why would anyone wanna stick that poor defenseless Scout half under that bush?
    
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So am thinking of buying a dremel
and am wondering if this will do the job!

Here here
Dont know much about tools =\\

but i know you scout brothers will help me out!
Yes.. it will work out fine. Use the Hi Speed with only slight pressure for cutting steel and Aluminum.
    
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post #5413 of 28613
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Originally Posted by CaveLake08 View Post
Hey Folks
I've ordered all the parts for my first build, and will be going home on Friday to pick them up! This includes a Storm Scout, so I guess you could add me to the club

The stuff in my sig is what I ordered, and I just have a few quick questions.

1. Should I mount the PSU fan intaking from the case, or from the bottom hole for it? If it matters, the computer will be on a desk for now, but probably on carpet this summer and I don't know what it will be on after that.
2. If/when the computer is on carpet, should I place a proportionate size piece of plywood or something underneath it, or doesn't it matter if it's directly on carpet?
3. Should I get an additional fan for the side panel, or doesn't it actually do much for cooling? I'll likely add a second card after a year or so.
4. Any recommendations on which way (horizontal/vertical) to mount my cpu cooler, or does it just fit one way?

Thanks a bunch for any help; I can use all the experience and advice I can get!
Btw I'll be sure to post some pics once it's all done, hopefully within a week if all goes well.
With your build I would mount the PSU fan down. This summer just buy a small piece of clear plexi to put under it so you don't suffocated bottom fan.
    
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post #5414 of 28613
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Why would anyone wanna stick that poor defenseless Scout half under that bush?
LMAO! I think that scout is on a recon training mission, no worries.
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post #5415 of 28613
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Did some cable management before my dentist appointment today, and well, I will probably do more with my case later, but this is it for now.
Im an old school dfi fan, i have gotten some pretty good oc out of those x48's, freakin love the hideous colors too lol. Nice rig ! My suggestion is to hide as many cables as you can behind the mobo tray and rout them as close to the psu as possible. I know you can get that 24 pin and 8 pin behind the mobo tray and rout them through the top hole and in through the cpu cooler backplate hole. Take a look at the first page of this thread for some ideas. These guys really know this case and this case has great cable management! Cheers

Oops didn't mean to double post. Doh!
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post #5416 of 28613
sign me up... i love my scout....
post #5417 of 28613
You are signed up.. Where your colors and send us a picture of your Computer. Thank you.
    
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post #5418 of 28613
Hi all you sports fans. Now that I'm settled into my new system I'm starting my friends build as promised. I told him I was painting it this week and he asked for Seahawks colors. NFL team for our overseas friends. So this is what I came up with being only my third ever case mod and the first one from scratch. Is it really a mod if all I'm doing is painting it? Anyway, the case I'll be working with is a Thermaltake Xaser III all steel case with a heavy aluminum front facia. Using paint to rough out some colors, this is what I'm going for Attachment 141043

I'll update as I go along.
    
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post #5419 of 28613
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Is it really a mod if all I'm doing is painting it?
Heck ya its a mod! Pretty major one too. Usually you want to tear the case down to the frame which involves drilling out some rivets and then putting in new ones once its ready to be assembled again. Might as well paint the inside and frame while you have it torn down. Lots of work ahead, hehe. Cheers!
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Originaly posted by: Rockr69 Using paint to rough out some colors, this is what I'm going for
"Nice colors, can't wait to see it". Note:I see the 'Scout' peeking up from the floor there. LOL
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