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this is the evolution of my chopstick fan design, please feel free to comment and rate 1-10 thanks
just the fan:


FYI the air flow is being pulled from the bottom of the case and onto the video card, hoping to get a better video over clock with this new design.
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Wouldn't it have been more effective to blow the hot air out of the case, rather than just blowing the hot air around inside the case? I'd rate it a 5/10...just because the chopsticks amuse me.
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I rate it 10/10 for ghettoness, but nothing else.


Btw, those aren't even chopsticks, they're skewers... Like.. for grilling.
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post #4 of 31
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Wouldn't it have been more effective to blow the hot air out of the case, rather than just blowing the hot air around inside the case? I'd rate it a 5/10...just because the chopsticks amuse me.
the side of the case is on all the time
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Originally Posted by Guffeh View Post
I rate it 10/10 for ghettoness, but nothing else.


Btw, those aren't even chopsticks, they're skewers... Like.. for grilling.
the last one i made had chopsticks, i only had BBQ skewers this time
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Did you like hotglue the chopsticks to the bottom of the case?
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Did you like hotglue the chopsticks to the bottom of the case?
no it is movable but it is held in place by the USB cliffhanger bracket chord.
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post #7 of 31
YES! I've said it before and I'll say it again... I love stuff like this.

I'm going to give you an 8/10... but only because you might need to cut openings in the bottom of your case to realize the fan's potential. Do you have a fan in the bottom front of your case blowing back towards those two? Otherwise, you may be recirculating warm air.
    
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the side of the case is on all the time

the last one i made had chopsticks, i only had BBQ skewers this time
I figured the side of your case was on all the time. I'm saying it would be more efficient if you were to ghetto-fy a fan to blow the hot air directly out of the case from your video card. Instead of just blowing the hot air around inside your case...it'd go right out. I'm standing firm on my 5/10...only because the chopsticks was a pretty neat idea.
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post #9 of 31
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YES! I've said it before and I'll say it again... I love stuff like this.

I'm going to give you an 8/10... but only because you might need to cut openings in the bottom of your case to realize the fan's potential. Do you have a fan in the bottom front of your case blowing back towards those two?
i have a front intake 80mm running at high RPM, i plugged in both the molex and 3pin in( it works but probably hurts the longevity of the fan) and it blows air to the back to be sucked up by this
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LOL! So, this is what people with no money do eh? From all of the ghetto ideas I have done with my PC. I rate this a 9/10. It looks neat too.
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