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arrow0309. I looked at your tools. I have those hand tools and would not use one on my case. I can't figure out what the power tool is, but it doesn't look promising. None of that stuff will be able to get in and work without bending sheet metal, which is the last thing you want. I foresee a mangled back of your case.

Get one of these instead. Really, once you have one you'll never look at those monstrosities again.

Seems I really have to find this Nibbler Tool somewhere in Europe. :o



Here?

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Actually, if you look at the product page where I bought my nibbler tool, there are a number of flags at the top. Clearly this company sells internationally.

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Actually, if you look at the product page where I bought my nibbler tool, there are a number of flags at the top. Clearly this company sells internationally.

Found something here, with a very low shipping cost. Not sure how much will it take.
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i ordered it from a ebay (us) shop either. it costs a bit but its worth it
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i ordered it from a ebay (us) shop either. it costs a bit but its worth it

Definitely worth it. biggrin.gif

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so worth it, honestly after cutting away a few grills, i found I need fewer fans which means less noise as well
   
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so worth it, honestly after cutting away a few grills, i found I need fewer fans which means less noise as well

THIS. Also, definitely worth it part 2:

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This is before I installed the channel molding like in the previous pic I posted. Sorry for iphone pics...had a long weekend and too tired to get out the DSLR. tongue.gif
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post #848 of 2110
this looks good
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I'm glad I found that channel molding to clean up the look. I know it will be barely noticeable but it would have bothered the crap outta me if I left it bare. biggrin.gif
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So my gpu temps under load drop 10 deg after i take off the side panel. Any suggestions on how to fix this?

note:
- I cut off all possible fan grills and removed the HD tower.
- I have 3 gpu's with the last one being cooled by a Antec kuler 620. Temps on the last one are fine, its the other two that are having problems.
- The second top fan slot is blocked off, the bottom fan slot is empty at the moment.
- All my fans are gelid silent pwm 120mm fans except for two ty-140 for my NH-D14

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