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Side panel on Antec 902?

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Ok so it wont close with the Antec 920 Kuhler installed. Can I just use the mesh instead of the plexi with fan mount. Or will that make way too much dust.
    
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Any thoughts.... Right now my side is just honeycomb mesh, will that be ok?
    
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post #3 of 5
Just mesh is fine. You may notice a little more dust but it's not going to hurt anything.
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What you're considering to do is exactly what I did when my Corsair H70 did not fit.
It worked perfectly and the dust issue wasen't a big one.
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post #5 of 5
It actually works quite well but it also shows one of the flaws in the design of the 902.
The Antec 900's panel are reversible which means you can take the panel from the right side and put it on the left. This means you can order a right side panel which is totally without any cutouts and is pretty cheap and have a blank canvas for whatever mods you choose. The 902 has panel a that can't be switched. I own both cases in fact I have 2 900's and one of them is set up with the right panel on the left and I like the windowless look.
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Edited by budzos - 5/30/11 at 7:59pm
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