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post #5821 of 28613
Corsair CWCH50-1 will clear and works better than air, but not in the same price range as what you listed. Probably the Hyper 212+
    
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post #5822 of 28613
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...How much noise/quiet is this case in general?
I just wanted to add, the fans included with the scout are quiet. So, as it's already been said, it would purely depend on what you're adding to it.
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post #5823 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Rockr69 View Post
Go with the OCZ. You'll have a much better time doing cable management with a modular PSU. I don't understand you guys that buy the non modular PSUs. The extra connections don't cause even a noticeable voltage drop and having to hide all the extra wires. BLEH! I'll never buy a non modular unit again. If you have enough coin Therapy go for this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817171036. They started a car with this unit. Look it up on you tube.
Hey Rockr, this is a very newbie question(s), but I'm here to learn, right?

1. Could you (or anyone who's knowledge on the subject) explain what "modular" means in a logical sense for a PSU? Based on context, I assume it's an added capability for cable management.

2. When shopping for a PSU, how can someone differentiate a non-modular from a modular power supply? Although, I did notice with the item linked in the above qoute (by Rockr69) the description reads, "...Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply - Retail". If a PSU didn't say that in the description, are there other ways of being able to tell?
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post #5824 of 28613
Modular PSU means that there are only two permanenty wired bundles going into the PSU.
The 24 pin and the 4/8 pin CPU Pins. All the rest you plug in as needed so you don't have a birds nest of wires to deal with.

Example..

The only disadvantage to modular is that some science guys say there is a voltage drop of tenths of a volt due to the Plugs not making permanent contact.

Big Deal.
Edited by Enigma8750 - 2/24/10 at 12:04pm
    
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post #5825 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Enigma8750 View Post
Modular PSU means that there are only two permanenty wired bundles going into the PSU.
The 24 pin and the 4/8 pin CPU Pins. All the rest you plug in as needed so you don't have a birds nest of wires to deal with.

Example..
Thanks!

Damn, I cannot believe I didn't know about this.

So, if a PSU doesn't say "modular" in description, you usually have to resort to checking images of the item? I am assuming all modular PSU's are listed as such in Spec. details, yes?
Edited by clee413 - 2/24/10 at 12:10pm
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post #5826 of 28613
No worries Mate. We all start somewhere.
    
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post #5827 of 28613
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Thanks!

Damn, I cannot believe I didn't know about this.

So, if a PSU doesn't say "modular" in description, you usually have to resort to checking images of the item? I am assuming all modular PSU's are listed as such in Spec. details, yes?
Don't assume anything! Do the research. Some PSUs are listed as modular while truly not being modular. For example some have the connectors on little wired extensions that hang outside the PSU casing. To me those are not modular and while maybe being a good unit, they are crap to me as I want my system to look clean as well as performing excellent. I don't want to hide anything. If a wire has to be seen, I want it to blend in as much as possible. I don't want the eye being distracted from my real goodies. Anyway back on topic, while the majority of modular PSUs do have the motherboard power cables hard wired in there are others still that are 100% modular and make those cables removable as well. To answer you original question, yes "modular " should be listed in the item description.
    
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post #5828 of 28613
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the only disadvantage to modular is that some science guys say there is a voltage drop of tenths of a volt due to the plugs not making permanent contact.

big deal.

exactly
    
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post #5829 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Rockr69 View Post
Well no matter what, that OCZ is a fine choice. Any news on your board?
Well they've tested it and didn't find any probs. So I sent in my RAM and processor as well and they tested that too... still no probs found. So I had to pay some 30 euro's research cost (plus shipping is about 50 euro's lost)

Now I read through my motherboard manual again and found the beep I got. The manual said it mean "power failure" so I sent them my PSU for testing as well just to be sure.

I asked if they tweaked anything and they said they upped the RAM voltage to 1,7V while the specs clearly say it should run fine at 1,5V but I guess I'll need to increase it too when I get my stuff back. I initially didn't want to since I'm not familiar with volt tweaking and stuff.

Should be about a week or so. Anyways thanks for asking How's your PC? Still workin and kickin? ^^
Edited by Therapy? - 2/24/10 at 1:07pm
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post #5830 of 28613
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Hi, im new in this forum, recently i buy a scout but i hace a doubt about the cpu cooler, this cooler are compatible with this case without taking off the 140mm top fan?

Coolermaster Hyper 212
Coolermaster Hyper N620
Coolermaster Hyper Z600
Cooler Tuniq Tower 120

Thanks, sorry my english
i am using a
Cooler master tx3
it works quite well
my cpu never gets above 30c at full load
20 ambient

22 idle with cpu fan off
    
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