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Yup. Excellent cooler, but it's case-exhausting and the K62 doesn't seem to be moving airflow through that section of the case. As soon as I get back from vacation I'll be trying all manner of things. I really don't want to buy a new side panel for $40 and then add two more fans to it. I'll see if turning fans around works, adding a fan behind the HDD cage. Maybe just all new fans. Anything I can think of really.
Try removing slot covers from the unused rear slots. you can then plaster a 120mm exhaust fan over the unused section. I intend to remove the slot pillars next time I have my case open.
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Try removing slot covers from the unused rear slots. you can then plaster a 120mm exhaust fan over the unused section. I intend to remove the slot pillars next time I have my case open.
Hmmm... I'll try that. They're already vented so I don't see it making too much of a difference though. And definitely look into a mid-case fan. Just gotta figure out a way to secure it. Thanks .
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Hmmm... I'll try that. They're already vented so I don't see it making too much of a difference though. And definitely look into a mid-case fan. Just gotta figure out a way to secure it. Thanks .
One eight-inch ziptie was all it took. If that's not enough, they can be chained. I don't think an eleven-inch ziptie would work because the ziptie is too wide to fit through a fan's screwhole.
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