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Core Features

CoolerMaster Storm Scout Case


  • Fierce exterior design inspired by military weapons.
  • Reinforced carrying handles for fast and efficient mobilization.
  • Menacing all black interior and window side panel for striking visuals.
  • Stealth panel for tuning your lights.
  • StormGuardTM - ground-breaking security system for safeguarding your gaming peripherals.
  • Expansion Slots - 7 Standard and 1 Special

  • Material: Steel, ABS Plastic, PC, Mesh bezel
  • Dimensions: (D)489 x (W)219 X (H)495.5 mm, (D)19.2 x (W)8.6 x (H)19.5 inch
  • Net Weight: 8.7 kg / 19.23 lbs
  • M/B Type: Micro-ATX/ATXBays
    • 5.25" Drive Bay: 5 Exposed (without the use of exposed 3.5 inch Drive Bay)
    • 3.5" Drive Bay: 5 Hidden, 1 Exposed (converted from one 5.25 inch Drive Bay)
    • 2.5" Drive Bay: 1 Hidden (converted from one 3.5 inch Drive Bay)
    Cooling System
    • Front: 140mm Red LED Fan x 1 (included)
    • Top: 40mm Fan x 1 (included) or 120mm Fan x 1 (optional)
    • Rear: 120mm Red LED Fan x 1 (included)
    • Side: Acrylic window; supports
    Gigabyte GA-EX58-UD3R Motherboard

    • Support for an Intel® Core™ i7 series processor in the LGA 1366 package
    • L3 cache varies with CPU
    • 4.8GT/s / 6.4GT/s
    • North Bridge: Intel® X58 Express Chipset
    • South Bridge: Intel® ICH10R
    • 4 x 1.5V DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 16GB of system memory
    • Dual/3 channel memory architecture
    • Support for DDR3 2100+/1333/1066/800 MHz memory modules
    • Realtek ALC888 codec
    • High Definition Audio
    • 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
    • Support for S/PDIF In/Out
    • Support for CD In
    • 1 x Realtek 8111C chips (10/100/1000 Mbit)
    Expansion Slots
    • 2 x PCI Express x16 slots, running at x16 x16
    • (The PCI Express slots conform to PCI Express 2.0 standard.)
    • 1 x PCI Express x4 slot
    • 2 x PCI Express x1 slot
    • 2 x PCI slots
    Storage Interface
    • South Bridge:
    • 6 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors (SATA2_0, SATA2_1, SATA2_2, SATA2_3, SATA2_4, SATA2_5) supporting up to 6 SATA 3Gb/s devices
    • Support for SATA RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10
    • GIGABYTE SATA2 chip:
    • 1 x IDE connector supporting ATA-133/100/66/33 and up to 2 IDE devices
    • 2x SATA 3Gb/s connectors (GSATA2_0, GSATA2_1) supporting up to 2 SATA 3Gb/s devices
    • Support for SATA RAID 0, RAID 1 and JBOD
    • iTE IT8720 chip:
    • 1 x floppy disk drive connector supporting up to 1 floppy disk drive
    IEEE 1394
    • T.I. TSB43AB23 chip
    • Up to 3 IEEE 1394a ports (1 on the back panel, 2 via the IEEE 1394a brackets connected to the internal IEEE 1394a headers)
    • Integrated in the South Bridge
    • Up to 12 USB 2.0/1.1 ports (8 on the back panel, 4 via the USB brackets connected to the internal USB headers)
    Internal I/O Connectors
    • 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
    • 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
    • 1 x floppy disk drive connector
    • 1 x IDE connector
    • 8 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors
    • 1 x CPU fan header
    • 3 x system fan headers
    • 1 x power fan header
    • 1 x North Bridge fan header
    • 1 x front panel header
    • 1 x front panel audio header
    • 1 x CD In connector
    • 1 x S/PDIF In header
    • 1 x S/PDIF Out header
    • 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
    • 1 x IEEE 1394a headers
    • 1 x serial port header
    • 1 x power LED header
    • 1 x chassis intrusion header
    • 1 x clearing CMOS jumper
    Back Panel Connectors
    • 1 x PS/2 keyboard port
    • 1 x PS/2 mouse port
    • 1 x coaxial S/PDIF Out connector
    • 1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
    • 2 x IEEE 1394a port
    • 8 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
    • 1 x RJ-45 ports
    • 6 x audio jacks (Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out/Rear Speaker Out/Side Speaker Out/Line In/Line Out/Microphone)
    I/O Controller
    • iTE IT8720 chip
    H/W Monitoring
    • System voltage detection
    • CPU/System/North Bridge temperature detection
    • CPU/System/Power fan speed detection
    • CPU overheating warning
    • CPU/System/Power fan fail warning
    • CPU/System fan speed control
    • 2 x 16 Mbit flash
    • Use of licensed AWARD BIOS
    • Support for DualBIOS™
    • PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, SM BIOS 2.4, ACPI 1.0b
    Unique Features
    • Support for @BIOS
    • Support for Q-Flash
    • Support for Dual BIOS
    • Support for Download Center
    • Support for Xpress Install
    • Support for Xpress Recovery2
    • Support for EasyTune
    • Support for Dynamic Energy Saver Advanced
    • Support for Time Repair
    • Support for Q-Share
    Bundle Software
    • Norton Internet Security (OEM version)
    Operating System
    • Support for Microsoft® Windows Vista/XP/Windows 7
    Form Factor
    • ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 24.4cm
    Intel® Core™ i7 920 2.66GHz
    • Desktop Processor Type
    • Core i7 Series
    • LGA 1366 CPU Socket Type
    • Nehalem Core
    • Quad-Core
    • Operating Frequency: 2.66GHz
    • 8MB Intel Advanced Smart Cache
    • Memory Type & Speed: DDR3 800/1066MHz
    • Intel® QuickPath Interconnect: 4.8GT/s
    • Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
    • Intel Turbo Boost Technology
    • Manufacturing Tech 45 nm
    • Cooling Device Heatsink and Fan included
    • 3 years limited Manufacturer Warranty
    Corsair 750Watt PSU
    • Supports ATX12V v2.2 standard and older ATX12V 2.01 spec
    • Supports Dual Core CPU, ATI CrossFire,Nvidia SLI and all Multi-GPU technologies.
    • Ultra-quiet 140mm double ball-bearing fan delivers excellent airflow
    • 80%+ energy efficiency at 20%, 50% and 100% load condition for less heat generation and lower energy bill
    • 99% Active Power Factor Correction provides clean and reliable power to your system
    • Universal AC input 90~264V automatically scans and detects the correct voltage
    • Dedicated single +12V rail offers maximum compatibility with latest components
    • Over Current/Voltage/Power Protection, Under Voltage Protection, and Short Circuit Protection provide maximum safety to your critical system components
    • High quality Japanese capacitors provide uncompromised performance and reliability
    • Extra long cables support full tower size chassis
    • TX750W Dimension: 5.9"(W) x 3.4"(H) X 6.3"(L);
    • MTBF: 100,000 Hours
    • NVIDIA SLI™-ready certified & Crossfire certified
    Noctua NH-U12P Special Edition i7 Fan & Heatsink

    • Socket compatibility: Intel Socket LGA1366
    • Height (without fan): 158 mm
    • Width (without fan): 126 mm
    • Depth (without fan): 71 mm
    • Height (with fan): 158 mm
    • Width (with fan): 126 mm
    • Depth (with fan): 95/120 mm
    • Weight (without fan): 600g
    • Weight (with fan): 770/940g
    • Material: Copper (base and heat-pipes), aluminium (cooling fins), soldered joints & nickel plating
    • Application: all Intel Core i7
    • Fan compatibility: 120x120x25mm / 120x120x38mm
    • Scope of Delivery: 2x NF-P12 premium fan
    • Ultra-Low-Noise Adaptor (U.L.N.A.)
    • Low-Noise Adaptor (L.N.A.)
    • NT-H1 high-grade thermal compound
    • SecuFirm2™ Mounting Kit for LGA1366
    • Warranty: 6 Years
    Fan specifications
    • Model: Noctua NF-P12
    • Bearing: SSO-Bearing
    • Blade geometry: Nine Blade Design
    • Rotational Speed (+/- 10%): 1300 RPM
    • Rotational Speed with L.N.A. (+/- 10%): 1100 RPM
    • Rotational Speed with U.L.N.A. (+/- 10%): 900 RPM
    • Airflow: 92,3 m³/h
    • Airflow with L.N.A.: 78,5 m³/h
    • Airflow with U.L.N.A.: 63,4 m³/h
    • Acoustical Noise: 19,8 dB(A)
    • Acoustical Noise with L.N.A.: 16,9 dB(A)
    • Acoustical Noise with U.L.N.A.: 12,6 dB(A)
    • Input Power: 1,08 W
    • Voltage Range: 12 V
    • MTBF: > 150.000 h
    Corsair XMS3 6GB (3x2GB) DDR3 1600MHz
    • 6144 Megabytes of DDR3 memory
    • Three matched 2GB modules
    • 100% tested at 1600MHz in X58-based motherboards
    • Each three module set is tested at 1600MHz
    • Packaged together immediately following system test
    • Tested together at 1600MHz, Vdimm = 1.5V, at latency settings of 9-9-9-24 on X58-based motherboards with a Core i7 CPU
    • SPD programmed at: XMP 9-9-9-24 values at 1600MHz, 1.65V & JEDEC standard 9-9-9-24 values at 1333MHz
    • Supports Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP)
    • Lifetime warranty
    WD VelociRaptor 300GB SATAII 10,000RPM Hard Drive
    • Capacity: 300GB
    • Cache: 16MB
    • Interface: SATA-II
    • Spin Speed: 10000RPM
    • Seek Time: 4.2ms
    • Warranty: 5 Years
    1TB 7200RPM SATA II

    LG Internal Blu-ray Re-Writer Disc/DVD/CD Combo Drive
    • 6x BD-R, 3x HD DVD Rom, 16x DVD+R/-R, Serial-ATA
    LG Internal Blu-ray Re-Writer Disc/DVD/CD Combo Drive
    • 6x BD-R, 3x HD DVD Rom, 16x DVD+R/-R, Serial-ATA
    nVidia GeForce GTX 295 1792MB

    • GPU: Dual NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 295
    • Core Clock: 576MHz
    • Shader Clock: 1242MHz
    • Shader Model: 4.0
    • Texture Fill Rate: 92.2 Billion/sec. (Combined)
    • Processor Cores: 480 (Combined)
    • Video Memory: 1792MB (Combined)
    • Memory Type: GDDR3
    • Memory Data Rate: 1998MHz
    • Memory Interface: 896-bit (Combined)
    • Memory Bandwidth: 223.8GB/sec. (Combined)
    • Bus Type: PCI Express® 2.0 (Backward compatible with PCI Express®)
    • Display Connectors: 2 Dual-Link DVI-I, HDMI™ Out
    • RAMDACs: Dual 400MHz
    • Multiple Monitor Support: Yes
    • HDCP Capable: Yes, Dual link (Requires other compatible components which are HDCP capable. Designed to meet the output protection management (HDCP) and security specifications of the Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD formats, allowing the playback of encrypted movie content on PCs when connected to HDCP-compliant displays)
    • HDMI™ Capable: Yes
    • NVIDIA® SLI® Support: Yes, Quad

    • BFG NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 295 1792MB graphics card
    • Quick install guide
    • DVI to VGA adapter
    • HDMI™ cable (6 ft.)
    • S/PDIF audio cable (1 ft.)
    • Dual 4-pin peripheral to single 6-pin PCI Express® power adapter
    • Dual 6-pin PCI Express to single 8-pin PCI Express® power adapter
    • Driver CD, which includes: NVIDIA ForceWare unified graphics drivers and Full Multiple Language Installation Manual.pdf
    iiyama E2607WS 26" Widescreen Monitor 1920x1200 2m/s

    PanelTN Diagonal26" Display area h x w343.8 x 550.1 mm Response time2 ms Contrast4000 : 1 ACR Brightness300 cd/m² typical Viewing zonehorizontal/vertical: 170°/150°; right/left: 85°/85°; up/down: 80°/70° Display colour16.7 million Pixel pitch h x v0.2865 x 0.2865 mm Native resolution1920 x 1200 (2.3 megapixel) Horizontal sync31 - 80 KHz Vertical sync56 - 75 Hz Analog input connectorD-Sub Digital input connectorDVI-D, HDMI SynchronizationSeparate Sync Plug & PlayVESA DDC 1/2B™ Speakers2 x 5 W (Stereo) Included accessoriesPower Cable, D-Sub Cable, DVI-D Cable, Audio cable, user manual, stand Apple - MacAll iiyama monitors are compatible with Apple-Macintosh computers. ControlsVia OSD in 9 languages (EN, FR, DE, ES, IT, FIN, Chinese (simplified and traditional) and 5 front controls (Menu/Input Select, Scroll down/Brightness/Contrast/ACR/ECO, Scroll up/OptiColour Mode, Select/Input Select, Power) User controlsauto adjust, contrast, brightness, ACR, ECO, input select, audio adjust, colour adjsut, information, manual image adjust (horizontal size, H/V position, fine tune, sharpness, video mode adjust, OptiColour mode), setup menu (language select, OSD position, OSD time out), memory recall DriverWindows 95 / 98 / 2000 / ME / XP / Vista SafetyCE, TUV/Baurt, VCCI-B, FCC Power supplyAC 100 - 240 V, 50 / 60 Hz Power Supply Unitinternal Power usage52 W typical; max. 2 W in Power management mode Power managementVESA DPMS, ENERGY STAR® Anti-theft-deviceKensington-lock™ prepared VESA mounting200 x 100 mm Tilt angle20° up Dimensions w x h x d597.5 x 460.5 x 238 mm Weight8.3 kg Aspect ratio16 : 10 Logitech MX 5500 Revolution Wireless Keyboard & Mouse
    • Logitech® Bluetooth® MX™ 5500 Keyboard
    • Logitech® Bluetooth® MX™ Revolution Laser Mouse
    • USB Bluetooth® mini-receiver (can be used as Bluetooth® hub)
    • Rapid-charging base station
    • AC power adapter
    • 4 AA alkaline batteries
    • CD with software, comfort guidelines, and help centre
    • Quick-Start guide
    Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio

    Technical Specifications
    • Playback: 24-Bit/96kHz 7.1
    • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: >108dB (20kHz Low-pass filter, A-Weighted)
    • Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise at 1kHz: 0.006% (20kHz Low-pass filter)
    • Recording: 24-bit/96kHz
    X-Fi Technology
    • X-Fi Crystalizer
    • X-Fi CMSS-3D Virtual
    • X-Fi CMSS-3D Headphone
    • Speaker and Headphone connections for stereo to 7.1 (Line Out via three 3.5mm mini jacks)
    • Line In / Microphone In / Digital Out / Digital I/O (shared 3.5mm FlexiJack)
    • Auxiliary Line level Input (via 4-pin Molex connector)
    • Intel HD Audio Compatible Front Panel Header (2x5pin)
    Creative Inspire A500 5.1 Speaker System

    General Specifications
    • Speaker Power: 6 Watts RMS per channel (5 channels)
    • 17 Watts RMS subwoofer
    • Frequency Response: 45Hz ~ 20kHz
    • Bass level control
    • On/Off & volume located on wired remote control
    • Powerful ported subwoofer for realistic, explosive bass
    • Bass level control at subwoofer for personalised preference
    • Slim and elegant - designed to complement your desktop
    • High-quality speakers for clear music and speech
    • Magnetically-shielded satellite speakers do not interfere with monitor display
    • Wired remote with front-access controls for volume and power, with LED indicator
    802.11g WiFi PCI adapter
    • IEEE 802.11g/b standard for 2.4 GHz Wireless LAN
    • 64/128 bit WEP encryption, support WPA for security
    Internal Card Reader 26 in 1
    • Supports Compact Flash, Micro Drive, Smart Media, Secure Digital, Multi Media, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Magic Gate Memory Stick, Memory Stick ROM
    • Adds one front USB 2.0 port to the front panel of your PC


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Welcome to the forum :). Your build looks very nice - well done.

Recommend leaving out detail BS descriptions on your next post. Most people know what a speaker system or a mouse is!

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