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Alternate way to mount fans?

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Well I think I need to add more fans...Well I know I do. My idle temps are 45-48C!

As of right now I have:

1 80mm Top exhaust
1 120mm back exhuast
1 80mm side intake
1 pci GPU exhaust fan.(boy does this thing move air!)

I am thinking I need more intake fans

have only been using this PC for about 5 days so its not like it has been like this for a while.


My only problem(and reason) I currently don't have front intakes is because I cant get to the other side of the frame to screw in the screws.The front panel is in the way.



This is an Aspire X-Dreamer II case


So I was wondering if there are any other alternate(reliable) ways to mount fans. I am going to be mounting 2 80mm intake fans to the front. I've only had the case for 5 days so maybe someone who has the case knows how to do it?


EDIT: whoops forgot to add that I still need to put my lapped Tuniq Tower on. Still using the Intel stock HSF.
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1 8mm Top exhaust
There's your problem!!! lol...
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The front bezel may be screwed in from the inside of the case, which may be why you can't take it off to mount the fans.
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There's your problem!!! lol...


Whoops >.> lol


Fixed!
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The front bezel may be screwed in from the inside of the case, which may be why you can't take it off to mount the fans.

That looks to be how it is. If i were to take it off, would anything come with it? Don't want to accidntally yank on any cords or something.
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Just make sure the cables have enough slack and the bezels on your 5.25" devices won't get yanked out with it.
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intake CFM = exhuast CFM
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intake CFM = exhuast CFM

Can't possibly do that without modding my case.
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