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post #11 of 15
I need my 200mm door fan. My 680's would get a bit toasty without it.
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like he said believe it or not his gpu is 2 to 3 deg c cooler for the side fan being inside blowing up towards the intake for the gpu ....
    
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Well done, sir.

I'm looking to swap in a window exactly like this on my 500r, but first need to know what size sheet to get. Seems like the 3mm (.125in or 1/8in) thickness is agreed upon by everyone, but what are the actual dimensions of the window? I'm ordering the case and acrylic together so I don't have the case yet to measure. Sheets of 3mm seem to only come in 12" x 12", 12" x 24", or 24" x 24" (on Amazon.com). Any idea what size I should buy?

Also, I've been trying to think of a way to hide those metal tabs better so that I can get a more uniform look. Googling found me a post in which it was suggested that you can just tape off the acrylic (except for the edge) and spray paint a black border (http://www.pcspecialist.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?17136-Corsair-500r-Side-Panel-Window). Does anyone know if that's a smart solution or would the paint just eventually peel and chip from the acrylic?
post #14 of 15
i got 2ft by 2ft 3mm thick off amazon
post #15 of 15
Can you tell me the dimensions of the plexy glass that you used?With the corners!
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