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Silverstone SG05 - Add Handle/Window

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I have had my new build for a few months now and I decided I'd like to add a window and a handle similar to what's seen here: http://www.avadirect.com/product_details_parts.asp?PRID=13916 . I'm looking for suggestions on what type of handle to buy and where to buy the needed window and bolts for the window (if it's Home Depot, links?). I'm also looking to add red LED's, but the last time I tried a red cathode it turned out an orangish color that wasn't very appealing. I have this keyboard w/ Cherry MX Red and would like to try to have something that matches it in color if possible: http://www.cmstorm.com/en/products/keyboards/quickfiretk/.

I'm also looking for any possible ways to improve airflow. I'm aware it's a tiny case and options are limited, but the GTX 670 does get quite hot, so it would be good to look at options to try to improve the airflow. Really appreciate any advice you all have!
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The SG05 is a possible air pressure case and relies on intake fans to push hot air out of the case. What orientation is the psu fan facing? is it an intake or exhaust? Is the 620 you're using in push-pull?
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The PSU fan is facing the same way it came stock, upward. The front fan is also as it came stock.
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Moved the cables around a bit to keep them off the intake fan and my temps look pretty good now. Ranged from a 18-22 degree minimum at idle to 72 max under full load through Prime95. I have it overclocked to 4.2GHz @ 1.252v.
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The PSU fan is facing the same way it came stock, upward. The front fan is also as it came stock.
If its facing upwards I'm assuming its intaking air from the outside (top vents). Since the EVGA 670 has a rear exhausting cooler I'll say keep the psu facing that way but leave some air vents on the gpu facing side, so you want to add a window, drill some small holes at the fan intake like the ones below:

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Try add an identical fan for pushpull and post some pictures of your setup.
I'll advise against adding a handle to the top panel since the only thing attaching it to the chassis is 4 screws a a couple of tabs on the front.
Edited by NFSxperts - 1/24/13 at 7:04pm
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