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would it work if i put a 120-140mm fan green LED inside the power supply to cool it and take off the plug so the cable can go through the holes on the top of the psu to connect to my mobo then use motherboard screws u know thoses gold screws i'll use that and a nail to screw in between the holes at the top of the psu. will it work? what do u guys think?

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post #2 of 23
Dude just put the fan on the outside and use some zip-ties to fit the fan and you're done
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post #3 of 23
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Dude just put the fan on the outside and use some zip-ties to fit the fan and you're done
it will not look cool if i do that + its going in this case http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...d=291&area=usa so i dont think i have room if i put it on the outside and when it comes to pc stuff my pc MUST look cool
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post #4 of 23
All you need to do is snip the two wires off the existing PSU fan, and connect them (SECURELY) to the proper wires on the new fan. Yes it'll work fine (my Delta PSU from Frankenrig has an aftermarket fan in it, because the original died).

However do note, you are voiding any warranty on that PSU by doing so.

Also, be EXTREMELY careful when working inside of a PSU. Those caps in there are dangerous. Just make sure you get the +12v and grounds connected properly, and it'll be fine.
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post #5 of 23
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
All you need to do is snip the two wires off the existing PSU fan, and connect them (SECURELY) to the proper wires on the new fan. Yes it'll work fine (my Delta PSU from Frankenrig has an aftermarket fan in it, because the original died).

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thx

im not gonna rip off the warranty sticker i'll just take it off and put it back on (they will not notice the differences heheh)
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thx

im not gonna rip off the warranty sticker i'll just take it off and put it back on (they will not notice the differences heheh)
No, but they will notice that the stock fan isn't in there, or that the wiring has been cut. You WILL lose warranty by doing this mod. Period.
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post #7 of 23
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No, but they will notice that the stock fan isn't in there, or that the wiring has been cut. You WILL lose warranty by doing this mod. Period.
The X-400 is fanless.
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The X-400 is fanless.
Good catch....

Then why do you need to put a fan in there?
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I'm also wondering the reason for adding a fan to a fanless PSU...
    
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post #10 of 23
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Good catch....

Then why do you need to put a fan in there?
cuz it will look cooler if i did
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