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An Orange Scout - CM Storm Scout Mod

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This is probably one of the biggest things I've ever done to my case. A lot of this will be my first time trying to mod a case and also paint a case.

Objectives
  • Remove the HDD cage
  • Paint my case orange
  • Change the fans in my case
  • Move HDDs to the 5.25 bay

System
  • CPU: Intel i7 920 D0
  • Motherboard: Foxconn BloodRage X58
  • Memory: Corsair XMS3 6GB
  • GPU: ASUS GTX 580 Direct CU II
  • HDD: Seagate Barracuda 500 GB
  • HDD: Western Digital Caviar Black
  • CPU Cooler: Corsair H50
  • PSU: Corsair TX750W
  • Case: CoolerMaster Storm Scout
  • Monitor: Samsung 2233SW


Table of Contents
More to come in a bit..
Edited by hubwub - 4/17/11 at 3:13pm
 
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A History of Mangoes

August 2009 - Birth of Mangoes



Cooler Master Storm Scout by hubwub, on Flickr


PSU Cable MESS! by hubwub, on Flickr



Raging on the BLOODRAGE! by hubwub, on Flickr

September 2009 - Mangoes (Cable management try #1)


Without the side panel by hubwub, on Flickr


SaaaaTaaaa! by hubwub, on Flickr


Scouting the STORM! by hubwub, on Flickr

November 2009 - Mangoes get a GPU upgrade (Cable management try #2)


The latest addition to Mangoes, XFX HD5770. by hubwub, on Flickr


Confused as to what to do with those cables. I did tidy up. by hubwub, on Flickr


Still fixing the cable management. by hubwub, on Flickr

November 2009 - Mangoes Refreshed (Cable management try #3)


Cable management! 3rd TRY!s by hubwub, on Flickr


Cable management! 3rd TRY!s by hubwub, on Flickr


Cable management! 3rd TRY!s by hubwub, on Flickr
 
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A History of Mangoes (cont.)


December 2009 - Mangoes gets a Megahalem


The Megahalem has arrived!!! by hubwub, on Flickr


The Megahalem has arrived!!! by hubwub, on Flickr


The Megahalem has arrived!!! by hubwub, on Flickr

February 2010 - Mangoes gets a S-Flex


S-Flex F on Megahalem. by hubwub, on Flickr


S-Flex F on Megahalem. by hubwub, on Flickr


S-Flex F on Megahalem. by hubwub, on Flickr

August 2010 - Mangoes evolves into Mango Smoothie (Corsair H50 arrival)


Corsair H50 installation by hubwub, on Flickr


Corsair H50 installation by hubwub, on Flickr


Corsair H50 installation by hubwub, on Flickr

August 2010 - Mango Smoothie Fixup (Reseat Corsair H50)


The utilities and the computer by hubwub, on Flickr


Corsair H50 in action by hubwub, on Flickr


Corsair H50 in action by hubwub, on Flickr

April 2011 - Mango Smoothie has no home (Arrival of GTX 580)


The Ghetto Mango Smoothie! by hubwub, on Flickr


The Ghetto Mango Smoothie! by hubwub, on Flickr
 
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post #4 of 30
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I am about to leave the house at the moment to find spray paint and also return a rivet fastener. I will post more photos of the case at it's current condition.
 
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Happy Hunting! Can't wait to see deconstruction pics!
    
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looks great so far!
    
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Cool! I'm kind of partial to orange/black color combinations. Looking forward to seeing your progress.
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Subbed. I'm definitely looking forward to this log, as I will be doing similar things with my scout case in the future.
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Originally Posted by Rockr69 View Post
Happy Hunting! Can't wait to see deconstruction pics!
I'll post some when I was trying to install my GTX 580 from Wednesday.

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Originally Posted by Kaneda13 View Post
looks great so far!
Thank you very much!

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Originally Posted by Run N. Gun View Post
Cool! I'm kind of partial to orange/black color combinations. Looking forward to seeing your progress.
I had some inspiration from your rig, Atomic, to go with orange. However, I'm still deciding if it will be an all orange rig or just half and half. I'm partial to orange since it's my favorite color. I find it rare for somebody to actually use orange as the color of their case. I'm here to defy the standards a bit.

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Originally Posted by HeWhoDared View Post
Subbed. I'm definitely looking forward to this log, as I will be doing similar things with my scout case in the future.
Thanks for the sub.

I will post more updates later on today. Just ran a lot of errands and tired.
 
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Clearly going to be awesome!
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