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I feel you on that. Sometimes it doesn't hurt have spare parts/tools if you have any future projects in mind so not everything is wasted. Good luck with everything =)
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I feel you on that. Sometimes it doesn't hurt have spare parts/tools if you have any future projects in mind so not everything is wasted. Good luck with everything =)
You have the same case as me so, what is your fan setup like? I use the front and side panels for intake and the back and top for exhaust. Would you agree that's the most effecient setup? My strongest fan is my Scythe Ultra Kaze which is being used for a top exhaust. The two new Cooler Master SickleFlows are going to be on the side as intakes (these are my second strongest) and I have the stock 140mm fan in the front as an intake and the stock 120mm on the back as an exhaust. Any suggestions? Where should my strongest fan be? The Scythe won't fit in between the HDD cage and the front of the Storm Scout so I cannot use that for my front intake. I just assumed my strongest should be on top since it has the power to pull all of the air from my intakes.
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I just made ANOTHER mistake. I purchased these fan grills (http://www.directron.com/grillradi120.html) to replace the vents I am going to cut out of the side panel but I just realized that the vents were made so that they cover ALL of a 120 mm fan (not just the circular area). Now I'm going to have extra space on the corners.

Also, does anyone think that by removing the foam "dust filters" in the front of the Storm Master will increase airflow by a good amount? Or should they just be left alone?
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or just get some rubber screws, i use this for my case fans and they costs only 80 cent (4 pack)
its anti vibration for the case and to solve your problem

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or just get some rubber screws, i use this for my case fans and they costs only 80 cent (4 pack)
its anti vibration for the case and to solve your problem you get

Others have pointed out that the noise is because of the side window vents. I doubt those would solve my problem as the way the air is hitting the vents is the cause of the noise. I've decided to just cut the vents off and put on some afterstock grills.
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