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i have a HP case and i want to add 2 fans, one in the front and one in the top. How would i do this? there's a buttom on the front, and the plastic cover, i dont know if its removable. The top i would just move the dvd drive down and cut a hole there with a dremel.

any idea? i can get pictures of the case if you guys need it.
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post #2 of 9
For the top, cut it with a dremel like you said. For the front, if the plastic isn't removable, dremel through that too.
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what to do with the botton? its in the way kinda..
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post #4 of 9
Button? or bottom? If you mean button, dremel a hole for it somewhere higher or even on the top of the case, and screw it in there.
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post #5 of 9
Move it. Take it out, find a new position, drill a hole, get a nicer switch (momentary SPST), and rewire.
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pics of what i mean :







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post #7 of 9
THere isn't a front cover I've ever seen that cant be removed...
Is there room in the front/bottom for any size fans?
Have you considered, if necessary, adding the lower fan to the bottom floor?

Depending on the size a hole saw may be rentable, does a nice clean job if you have a drill to run it.
Dremil is great too, if you have one
Consider the basics... in the front/bottom/sides and out6 the rear/top!
    
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post #8 of 9
yes, drill out a hole for the button somewhere else on the case, and attach it there.
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thanks for quick replies everyone.

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