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Here's a couple picks of my seedbox.

What I did took a Rosewill R519-BK and cut out a 12 by 8 section out of the side and a hole in the top for a 120mm fan.
The side panel was Plexi glass, but I hate working With it, so I put this mesh metal in the side and now can put a wide arrangement of fans in it.

Temps dropped 15 degrees when all is said and done.



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Thats a nice mod. 15C drops are incredible for just putting in bigger fans. Though dust and other debris might become an issue with the mesh and you may be losing some airflow because the ambient air is being sucked in around the fan through the mesh then circulation in a doughnut around the edges.
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Thats a nice mod. 15C drops are incredible for just putting in bigger fans. Though dust and other debris might become an issue with the mesh and you may be losing some airflow because the ambient air is being sucked in around the fan through the mesh then circulation in a doughnut around the edges.
I was thinking about that. What if i turned all the fans in and made the case positive pressure, I've been wondering if there would be enough room by fan/mesh area to suit it?
Its a far cry from my LanBoy Air. But the principal seems the same.
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