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post #6341 of 28613
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Originally Posted by clee413 View Post
I posted my workstation & desktop screen shot in a couple of other threads. Since the CMSSC are my peeps I thought I'd share the images here as well. FYI, you'll notice 1 of my 2 optical drives is white.. I am planning to order a new burner from the Egg sometime. The white drive is an eye-sore.

Happy Saturday all!


Can you please give me some specifics on your background and launching software. Can you let us in on that? I am very interested.
    
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That is not quite correct E. The Scout comes with two brackets allowing either a traditional 2.5" hard drive or a 2.5" SSD to be installed either in the 3.5" drive bays using only the brackets or you can use the brackets in conjunction with the 3.5" to 5.25" bay adapter to install the aforementioned drives into the 5.25" drive bay.

Also though this off topic, I've posted this before and I don't want to sound like anyones nanny, but on page 1 it states there is 11.5 inches clearance between the rear of the case and the rear of the drive bays for expansion cards. This is INCORRECT. By way of the manual and by actual measurements there actually is only 10.5" of clearance. This could be confusing and misleading to new or potential members wanting to stuff that monster graphics card in only to find out there isn't enough room.
I actually didn't get that Info (11.5 inches) from a sheet. I did the measurement myself manually. could someone check my work please. If I mis typed it or read the measuring stick wrong. Thanks for the HEADs UP on that. I will recheck myself. Thanks again rocker.
    
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I need to clean up some of the stuff taking up space so I have some spare parts up for grabs, cost, shipping is all.
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#1 2 red 140 mm fans wired for the LED switch for the Scout Taken
#2 1 red 120 mm fan wired for the LED switch for the Scout Taken
#3 1 blue 140 mm fan wired for the LED switch for the CM 690 II case, uses the small female 3 pin fan plug instead of the molex plug. Taken
#4 1 USB front panel board with wires.
#5 1 top panel complete with switchs and wire harness for the Scout. Taken
#6 2 LED switch and wire harness for the Scout.
#7 1 front cover with the bulls eye cut out, no bay covers.
#8 2 solid side panels for the Scout case. 1 Panel Taken
I know there's a topic for selling things but really I'm not selling them plus these are all but 1 fan are parts for the Scout so I figured this the best place to post these items up for grabs.





Edited by kev_b - 3/11/10 at 7:37am
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Other part pictures.



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post #6345 of 28613
Nice parts.. Kev. b.. Thanks for offering such sought after parts that you have there. Rep up.
    
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post #6346 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Therapy? View Post
Thanks mate, much appreciated
Dunno what you mean with the 220V thing tho

Anyways the fan controller I use is the Scythe Kaze Server. This one:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...0kaze%20server

Basically it's the same as the Kaze Master but that one has blue digits which I don't like. These are white. I'd have preferred red but I can't find one of those anywhere.



Yes exactly that Gigabyte display. It stays up for so loooong. I couldn't find an option yet but I haven't searched real hard yet either

I'd love to know how to get rid of any delay as yes, I own an SSD and I bought it mainly for the quick startup Any tip is welcome as I'm kind of a software n00b! lol.

The bios is an Award version btw
Thanks for the info, I've been thinking of getting one of those eye candy things for my one remaining front slot.
Ok, for your bios problem, go into the bios, then Advanced Bios Features, then at the bottom of the list is Full Screen Logo Show, disable the stupid thing, that saves 10-15 seconds. Then, use power option of POS (1), you can't sleep it or hybernate it but it saves another 5 seconds. Then, in Windows go into your Advanced System Properties and move the swap file from the SSD to your secondary drive, if you have more than one, put a swap file on all the drives but the SSD (up to 10 seconds). Then, go into the Control Panel and under Folder Options de-select the one that says Hide System Files, then go into your SSD and find Hyberfil.sys and Pagefil.sys and delete them. Then re-start your computer, it should be all of anywhere from 10 to 40 seconds faster from the time you press the button to the time it starts windows. You'll probably still end up with a Pagefil.sys on your SSD but it should be much smaller than your amount of RAM, mine is only 16k.
Let me know if it helped. Oh, you'll probably want to go back and hide the system files again so you don't delete something major.
Edited by BriSleep - 3/6/10 at 11:42pm
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Mmmm kevo, I 'might' take you up on some of that goodies for sale, just grrr postage is gonna suck I had to fork out $60 on postage for a $50 item from the US today, grrrrrr it's not nice

I'll get back to you, when I have a better / clear answer.

I actually got some time to myself today, yeahhhhhhhh, and it's a public holiday tomorrow, so I give my Scout some deserved TLC.

I purchased a few goodies over the past few weeks, but didn't have any real time to do anything with it. I'm going to drain all the coolant from the case, and then swop over the CPU Waterblock, add some destilled water with black uv dye bomb, add a fill port ontop of the case, cable tie everything humanly possible, change the fan grills to black filters, sleeve what needs sleeving, get a custom acrylic hdd bay cover made up, add the 4 port SATA controller card (still waiting for that to come) etc... so I have a fair bit to do over the next 2 days, it's gonna be fun







I cleaned up the block a little bit, looks a million times better than it did before
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Uncle, have you tried Object Dock? it's pretty funky and looks similiar to what clee has...
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post #6349 of 28613
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Originally Posted by kev_b View Post
I need to clean up some of the stuff taking up space so I have some spare parts up for grabs, cost, shipping is all.
List
#1 2 red 140 mm fans wired for the LED switch for the Scout
#2 1 red 120 mm fan wired for the LED switch for the Scout
#3 1 blue 140 mm fan wired for the LED switch for the CM 690 II case, uses the small female 3 pin fan plug instead of the molex plug.
#4 1 USB front panel board with wires.
#5 1 top panel complete with switchs and wire harness for the Scout. Taken
#6 2 LED switch and wire harness for the Scout.
#7 1 front cover with the bulls eye cut out, no bay covers.
#8 2 solid side panels for the Scout case.
I know there's a topic for selling things but really I'm not selling them plus these are all but 1 fan are parts for the Scout so I figured this the best place to post these items up for grabs.
how much to ship
the blue 140
to aus

thanks kev_b
    
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Photonmoo, I want to say something about this but I feel its safer to keep my mouth shut on this one.
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