Cooler Master Storm Scout Pro Reviews
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Cooler Master Storm Scout Reviews13
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|Inside Hardware||---||Sep 08 '09|
|Techware Labs||---||Sep 14 '09|
|Neoseeker||---||May 20 '09|
|Futurelooks.com||---||May 09 '09|
|HardwareCanucks||---||May 20 '09|
|HardwareLogic||95/100||Jun 02 '09|
|Motherboards.org||---||May 01 '09|
|Overclocker Cafe||---||May 17 '09|
|Overclockers Club||---||May 21 '09|
|Pro-Clockers.com||---||May 21 '09|
|Red & Blackness Mods||---||Jun 10 '09|
|Tech-Reviews.co.uk||---||Jul 03 '09|
|techPowerUp!||8.9/10||May 04 '09|
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"The Scout sets one strong precedent with its new “Storm Guard Security System” and CPU back plate access. Even though the SGSS is nothing more than a PCI bracket, it does keep your gaming peripherals from being disconnected without opening the chassis. The back plate access through the motherboard tray should absolutely be an industry wide standard. It’s a simple and cheap modification that shouldn’t affect costs. One of the best features of the Scout is obviously the price. The Scout is scheduled to weigh in at about the $100 to $110 level. Shooting for this mile long target price and hoping to secure it is an especially difficult shot. Judging by the spotter’s reaction, the Scout hit it!"
"From a performance standpoint, the Scout does very well given its compact nature. In many of our tests, the Scout faired almost as well as the gigantic Thermaltake Spedo, and wasn’t too far behind its big brother, the Storm Sniper. Installing an optional side panel fan can improve GPU and CPU temperatures even more. Not only does the Scout perform well, but it does so almost silently. This is one quiet case. About the only negative thing we can say about the Scout is that it can present some cable management challenges. Cooler Master did include some important features that make a difficult job easier, but we still feel that a bit of additional space behind the motherboard tray could have further improved things in this regard. We also found the 5.25 inch optical drive difficult to insert due to a very tight opening. Removing the punch-out bay covers remedied the issue, so this is a pretty minor gripe."
"Overall, we highly doubt you will find a mid-tower case out there as nice as the Scout for about $100. This enclosure is easily one of the best bang-for-buck options on the market right now. Considering that most enthusiasts purchasing a reasonably priced mid-tower are likely not diving into the liquid cooling option, all that left is aesthetic appeal. Enthusiasts in the market for a mid-tower, that like this non-flashy, all-black look, will have a hard time finding a case that is better than the Scout."
"Build quality of Cooler Master Storm Scout chassis is at top level. Compared to other chassis it performs very well. Only real problem presents small gap between top of the mounted motherboard and top chassis side: just 14mm. This can be a problem if really big CPU fan must be mounted, but since air flow in the chassis is good there is no real necessity for such coolers. In addition, when full ATX motherboard is mounted, HDD cage is positioned only 2cm from its right side so mounting some full sized graphics cards can be a problem. These are only conditional problems and shouldn’t be considered as too serious. With all fans at minimal RPM, this chassis is silent while at maximum RPM noise generated by fans and chassis can be noticed, but only if there is no surrounding noise. If budget for your new chassis doesn’t go over 100€ and you consider yourself a gamer Cooler Master Storm Scout should be one of the top few choices on the shopping list."
"Cooler Master set out to create the ultimate LAN party computer case with the Scout and in many respects succeeded with this case. The Scout is relatively lightweight due to the Mid-Tower form factor they used, yet is very sturdy and has carrying handles that can easily take the load. The StormGuard bracket is an interesting side note to the case as it is a patented way to use a PCI bracket to keep thieves from stealing your expensive mouse or keyboard. The Scout is available online for $109 and is well worth the purchase do to its features and ergonomics."