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Yeah, that's what I was thinking of doing. Cut some slots into the side panel of the case and then have the fan on the outside of the case with a square cut out so that the air can get through. I'll probably use those cool masters that somebody was talking about earlier and then an 80mm fan that's pretty good for the normal spot that I have.
Unless you put a lot of time and effort into it, you're probably going to end up with a butt-ugly, poorly-modded Gateway case. If you do put the time in, you will end up with a modded Gateway... Not much improvement.

As others have said, there are half-decent cases to be had for $30-$50. Most of these will come with fans so you'd be upgrading two things at once (case and cooling).
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Unless you put a lot of time and effort into it, you're probably going to end up with a butt-ugly, poorly-modded Gateway case. If you do put the time in, you will end up with a modded Gateway... Not much improvement.

As others have said, there are half-decent cases to be had for $30-$50. Most of these will come with fans so you'd be upgrading two things at once (case and cooling).
All I was honestly planning on doing was adding some fans on the outside (with holes so air can't go through obviously), I don't care how it looks, as long as it works. I'll probably have blue LED lights though , it does look nice lmao.
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