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I did a review of the Phantom here. I would disrecommend it only because of the front grill -- too restrictive, won't stop dust. The CM HAF is fairly wide. That is good. Basically look at the width of the case and the size of the exhaust fan. And see my sig.

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Which video card model is it? Can you link it?
OP has a Sapphire Radeon HD 7870. Judging by his load temps, I don't think it is using a reference cooler.
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Why not mount hte fan on the outside of sidepanel pushing air through the vent?
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Why not mount hte fan on the outside of sidepanel pushing air through the vent?
dust and noise and my dog could put his nose in the middle of the fans in movement biggrin.gif
Edited by PontiacGTX - 4/19/14 at 6:34am
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dust and noise and my dog could put his noise in the middle of the fans in movement biggrin.gif
Maybe you could use a fan grill on the fan.

Also, you could probably find a dust filter online like this one: LINK
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dust and noise and my dog could put his nose in the middle of the fans in movement biggrin.gif
No more dust and noise mounted on outside than on inside.
As said above, use a grill to keep diggie nose's out of fan.
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Why not mount hte fan on the outside of sidepanel pushing air through the vent?
dust and noise and my dog could put his nose in the middle of the fans in movement biggrin.gif


For that, you use a wire mesh filter.


It picks up dust and holds back 5-20% of air -- the more you try to pull through, the greater the part held back. And because it is wire it will keep your dog's nose out of the fan.

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For that, you use a wire mesh filter.



It picks up dust and holds back 5-20% of air -- the more you try to pull through, the greater the part held back. And because it is wire it will keep your dog's nose out of the fan.
it can be an option.let me check its pricing


I already have one of these
http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B0036WTDHK/ref=mp_s_a_1_3?qid=1397926742&sr=8-3&pi=SX200_QL40

But I rechecked the side panel and I would need longer and thinner screws since it has a little deep structure to only use fans inside lol

So I cant find exact screws here...or if they are very thin the fans wouldmt be attached and would make more noise than they used to do
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post #39 of 40
If you start using that fan on the outside with a fan filter and extra mesh, you can then also cut out the original metal grating in the side panel of the case to improve the air flow through that hole, at least if you don't mind destroying your case a little. tongue.gif
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If you start using that fan on the outside with a fan filter and extra mesh, you can then also cut out the original metal grating in the side panel of the case to improve the air flow through that hole, at least if you don't mind destroying your case a little. tongue.gif
i dont want to ruin nzxt`s job..I have a very bad hand pulse...i think is cheaper to get another case and sell this one to pay shipping costs
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