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post #11 of 21
+1 for zip ties working great for your situation.
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post #12 of 21
similar thread http://www.overclock.net/air-cooling...y-warning.html

you can use thick foams to hold the fan in place, not only will it absorb the vibration but if the foam is really thick, it will hold the fan in place without using zip ties. 140 mm fans also fit on three drive bays.
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post #13 of 21
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Originally Posted by Nethermir View Post
similar thread http://www.overclock.net/air-cooling...y-warning.html

you can use thick foams to hold the fan in place, not only will it absorb the vibration but if the foam is really thick, it will hold the fan in place without using zip ties. 140 mm fans also fit on three drive bays.
lol pretty much what my pic shows
   
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post #14 of 21
zip ties ftw
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post #15 of 21
You could do rubber bands like I did...
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post #16 of 21
zip ties ftw or electric tape.

the foam idea aint bad either.
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post #17 of 21
the only problem i see with the rubber bands is that it would stretch when the fan is sucking air and the bounce when you turn it off maybe
   
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post #18 of 21
Cheap (and actually secure... im looking at you foam, rubber bands, and zip tie people!) way would be to use screws and nuts to attach it directly to the grating on the front. Use screws that are thin and long enough that they can go through both the holes in the mesh and the fan and stick out the other end. Then just throw a nut on the other end to lock it in place. dirt cheap at your local hardware store.


For more money, pick up a converter. everyone sells them.
Edited by Zero4549 - 8/18/11 at 10:48pm
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post #19 of 21
I'm curious, what was be the best way to make one that can be easily removed for a H50 push/pull setup with shroud. Been trying to think of a way to do this. Thanks
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