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Simple Armor Mod - Move 250mm Side Fan to OUTSIDE

post #1 of 16
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just installed a scythe infinity in a full tower armor ... but the heat sink wouldn't fit because the 250mm side panel fan hit the infinity cooler ...

so ...

moved the fan to the outside of the side panel ...

simple mod for anyone using the same or similar setup.

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post #2 of 16
looks funky
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post #3 of 16
I think its looks good, Good job!
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Heh, that looks cool. I've always liked exterior fan mods, actully, ever since I saw a pic of a powermac G4 with a blowhole with the fan on top because of a lack of room.
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post #5 of 16
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Originally Posted by Satek View Post
looks funky
i sort of dig the way it looks, but that's just me.

another guy i know who installed a tuniq in the same case used a dremel tool to remove portions of the fan shroud ... but i think the external mount is a bit more painless.

looks like a car with an aftermarket exhaust kit; 'cept it's blowin in and not out.

    
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post #6 of 16
I like it. Nice job.

I am not familiar with that case. Are those all the stock parts, or did you have make some of your own (like the sleeves on the bolts)?
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post #7 of 16
Nice Job!!
Looks amazing!
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post #8 of 16
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Quote:
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I like it. Nice job.

I am not familiar with that case. Are those all the stock parts, or did you have make some of your own (like the sleeves on the bolts)?
all stock parts ...

the sleeves were on the inside of the side panel before the mod.

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the case is nice if your using air cooling; the whole thing is really ventilated ... here's a link for more info: http://www.thermaltake.com/product/C.../va8003bws.asp
    
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post #9 of 16
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Satek View Post
I am 42% addicted to Counterstrike. What about you?
use Google!
BTW ... counter strike is currently keeping me up till 4am or better.

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so fun

    
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post #10 of 16
I got the same case, first w/o the side panel fan, and then the store called me 2 days later saying they got the one with the 25cm fan for me (for free ).
So I got both Sometimes switch panels, just for fun :d
Nice both mod tho, looks easy to do and very smooth ^^
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