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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)
    SUX
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post #7581 of 28613
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Originally Posted by the.ronin View Post
Damn all this talk about water cooling goodness is causing my spend-asitis to come back from remission ... it's been like 2 whole days!! Must ... resist!!

Maybe something more benign ... what screws do people use to secure the removable 5.25 panels on the upper front half??? (Actually that's a serious question.)
Mine came with some case screws and the Plexi was drilled just a little smaller so when I screwed it in, they sunk into the plexi. So the answer is, regular case screws with the sheet metal ends.
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Mmmm cupcakes....
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post #7583 of 28613
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Originally Posted by the.ronin View Post
Damn all this talk about water cooling goodness is causing my spend-asitis to come back from remission ... it's been like 2 whole days!! Must ... resist!!

Maybe something more benign ... what screws do people use to secure the removable 5.25 panels on the upper front half??? (Actually that's a serious question.)
lol thats a problem i have too... except then i look at my checking account and it has $47.34 and i have a phone bill due weds thats 57 bucks lol that puts a damper on that stuff pretty quick...

and for your question i have NO idea..

and on another note im back in the shop with a circular saw 3square feet of lexan and a camera :-) maby ill make a Rez and go all out and put a real WC loop in the Reactor? awww yeaaa im thinking i can manage it over the next 2 or 3 pay checks. so im gona do it
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post #7584 of 28613
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I've always beena huge fan of the TJ07 case. I would pick one up if it was $100 cheaper.




Thanks for the sandwich rad info, it looks perfoect for the front of the scout.

I think many people forget how improtant CPU fan is in cooling the voltage regulators. If you run a CPU block, always have airflow accross the CPU socket are to give those vreg's the cooling they need. ASUS used to include the cage fans to clip on to the vreg heatsinks. With my last WCing setup, I had 8 fans moving air through the case!
Yeah, I had 8 in the Haf, 10 if you include the PSU but the 4 Zalmans on the side always whined so I took out the back and put in a 140 Noctua and replaced the red 230 X 200mm in the front with a blue one, took out the 4 120's on the side and put in the other 230 X 200mm blue and put in an Enermax 80+ silver Evolution PSU and it's just got one 135mm temp controlled fan. It's a lot quieter now and the cpu temps actually went down 8c. I think all that air pushing in had no place to vent. Here's a pic of how it is now:
Attachment 148453

Oh, I think it's a big oversite on Evga's part to put a NB cooler on where the fan spins at close to 5000 rpm then just leave the Vreg cooler hanging in front of the I/O panel like they did on the non classified boards.

Edited by BriSleep - 3/30/10 at 7:58pm
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post #7585 of 28613
800th page?
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post #7586 of 28613
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Originally Posted by the.ronin View Post
Damn all this talk about water cooling goodness is causing my spend-asitis to come back from remission ... it's been like 2 whole days!! Must ... resist!!

Maybe something more benign ... what screws do people use to secure the removable 5.25 panels on the upper front half??? (Actually that's a serious question.)
Hey, I use these small screws inside the zip-loc bags that came with the Scout. It's placed inside that white box along with the zip ties and fan screws. I think these screws are the same size as those used to screw in DVD drives to the 5.25 bays. Good luck.

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post #7587 of 28613
Its all about the Scout's big brother. The Storm Sniper! Beastly rugged looking case with everything needed.

Here is some pics of my rig.


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Interesting. I've never seen the inside shot of a Sniper case. It looks amazingly similar to a Haf 922 with a different shell.

In the army the difference between a Scout and a Sniper is not that the Sniper is the older brother. The Scout and the Sniper have to work together, the Scout spots, the Sniper takes 'em out with one shot. The difference for me, when I took Sniper training it was 3 months of unbelievable conditions, about 5000 rounds down range and taking apart and re-assembling 15 different weapons (in the dark).
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Hey gang!!
I've got about 10 overclocking guides in my folder but if you have an i-7 and now i-9, no matter what the mobo, I think this is the best and easiest to understand guide I've ever read.

http://www.evga.com/forums/tm.aspx?m=81651
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post #7590 of 28613
Hey Guys.. New egg is selling the scout for 79.00 again..Woot woot.
    
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