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Intake Fan Restrictions (Removed)

post #1 of 6
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Well, I have a total of 3x 120mm fans, 2x 80mm fans, and a 90mm VGA fan (vf900). There was only one fan that wasn't on in the case which was the front intake fan that cooled my 3x 16MB 320GB hdd's. Which (by the way) get very hot after the first 2 hrs of my pc being on which is all day long anyway. The reason for the fan not being on is because it's VERY loud and not the kind of whisper loud I mean a irritating whistling sound. So I took off the restrictions.

Before mod: (restrictions = 8 bars)


Hehe, suckers.


Done , I need to dremmel the edges though .


Pretty simple mod, I really didn't want to do it but it was really getting on my nerves.
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Such a nice Lian-Li, too. Oh well

I am getting a PC-A10B- It's got the same thing on the front :\\
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yea, you'll need to take it off. Do you see how bad it is to have them infront of there?

I'm so glad I did the mod.
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Look's better,should work better to... Lian li make some fine cases don't they....
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Originally Posted by ira-k View Post
Look's better,should work better to... Lian li make some fine cases don't they....
They do, I'm going to email them about this problem that I had. Maybe it'll be an improvement to all of their cases.

I'm still getting x3 of these babies: http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/ak12amseulqu.html
And x2 of these: http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/ak80amseulqu.html
And: http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/setof4fanrid.html
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They do, I'm going to email them about this problem that I had. Maybe it'll be an improvement to all of their cases.

I'm still getting x3 of these babies: http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/ak12amseulqu.html
And x2 of these: http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/ak80amseulqu.html
And: http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/setof4fanrid.html

Good idea, maybe it will nudge them into changing the design...Yeah I've seen those Akasa amber fan's there, they are nice looking fan's and are supposed to be solid performer's as well...
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