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Sorry I forgot to take some work pics, but basically I did the entire thing with a dremel using the cutting wheel and two grinding wheels.





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post #2 of 12
Could i say its a bit rough around the edges?
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post #3 of 12
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Originally Posted by nugget View Post
Could i say its a bit rough around the edges?
Yeah

I didn't really know how to get it any straighter. It's hard to make straight lines with a grinding wheel that's spinning 30,000 rpm and wants to jump out of your hands.
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post #4 of 12
Yeah. I don't like using dremels on plastic... it's scary. I build model cars, and I have to use them quite a bit.
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post #5 of 12
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Well at the very least it made a nice drop in load temps. Running at stock speed and folding, I'm getting 30c full load and 22c idle. Odd since the room temp is 24c.
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post #6 of 12
I think its an awsome mod but i have to say you should of put it on the side panel
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post #7 of 12
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Originally Posted by NFORCE570p View Post
I think its an awsome mod but i have to say you should of put it on the side panel
Side panel already has 2 fans so that idea was out. This part of the case always got a super hot buildup anyway, it even made the top of the case get quite warm. Now the top of my case is icy cold and it seems to have had a nice impact on CPU temps.
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post #9 of 12
sweet. what about slapping a fan on top of your case directly above your heatsink?
    
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post #10 of 12
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Quote:
Originally Posted by biatchi View Post
sweet. what about slapping a fan on top of your case directly above your heatsink?
I'm thinking of doing a giant passive vent
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