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i'm looking to replace the stock fans with better ones and add a 120mm in the drive bays that are all 30 or less db

the stock fans:
all 200mm fans (top, side, front) - 18-19 dba, 110 cfm, 700 rpm
the 140mm fan (rear) - 18 dba, 49 cfm, 1200 rpm

also, how do you remove the front and top fans?

how do you install 2x 120mm fans on the front where the 230mm is?

thanks
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Edited by itzzjason - 8/19/11 at 6:20pm
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post #2 of 6
The top bezel comes off pretty easily. There are 6 tabs holding it in place. When you take off the window side, feel up top near the edge and you'll find the tabs. There are three in the same spots on the opposite side. I find it works best to pop the two front, then middle and since I've taken it off so many times, the back right corner just gives away on it's own. The top also includes the front port panel.

Honestly, I have yet to remove my front bezel, so I can't comment there lol
 
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Front bezel is the same there are a couple of tabs.Good Luck
    
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do you want em to be more silence or push more air ? its very hard to find 200mm other CM megaflow.. at least here were im living..
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