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post #1 of 14
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I was just wondering if something like this would hurt a case fan mechanically:



The grey part is the case material, and inside the red circle is all cut out... and actually, the red circle should be smaller... about the same in diameter as the blue circle's radius.
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post #2 of 14
it will make extra noise, for sure. the back pressure might cause the fan to wear out sooner, but it won't burst into flames or anything.
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post #3 of 14
try to get an adapter-duct.
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Originally Posted by ChielScape View Post
try to get an adapter-duct.
Good idea
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post #5 of 14
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try to get an adapter-duct.
Could you explain that a bit? The name isn't very intuitive.
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post #6 of 14
http://cgi.ebay.com/80mm-to-120mm-UV...QQcmdZViewItem
assuming the fan is a 120mm and the hole 80mm.
post #7 of 14
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Originally Posted by ChielScape View Post
http://cgi.ebay.com/80mm-to-120mm-UV...QQcmdZViewItem
assuming the fan is a 120mm and the hole 80mm.
Thanks. Only problem is I'm not entirely sure if I can get the fan centered. Still, Rep+
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post #8 of 14
just screw the duct to the fan, and the other side to the case.
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Well, I mean I'm not sure if I'll have room to have the fan centered. I'll have to wait and see. Thanks again.
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post #10 of 14
oh, i see. you could mount it on the outside though.
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