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Originally Posted by PapaSmurf;12388462 
You can use zip ties to mount a 120mm fan into 3 of the 5.25" drive bays. That's the most common thing people do.
Ok thanks
Those look nice but I don't wanna drop a 25$ spot. I only run one SSD and one HDD so that might be overkill for me. Thanks!
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Ok thanks


Those look nice but I don't wanna drop a 25$ spot. I only one SSD and one HDD so that might be overkill for me. Thanks!
I know but you said in the front face so this was the candidate and it also holds 4 hard drives if needed.
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I've seen a few people who have trimmed one of the metal shields of one of the 5.25" bays, drilled two holes to match a 120" fan, and screwed the fan to it.

I've also seen people use some insulation foam strips wedged around the outside of the fan to hold it in place.

I took an old cd drive apart, trimmed the back metal edge, drilled a couple of holes to mount the fan, then pop riveted an old hard drive cage onto it to make my own 4in3 device. All it cost me was some time as I had all of the parts laying around unused.

But basically, unless you want to spend some money or do a lot of modding the zip ties are the most common and easiest method.
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I think I'm going to run some zip ties and go from there thanks guys. Fans come in tomorrow.
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I think I'm going to run some zip ties and go from there thanks guys. Fans come in tomorrow.
Are you going to post photos of your rig eventually?

Here's a "cheaper" thing: http://www.mountainmods.com/mountain...unt-p-405.html


Edited by nickt1862 - 2/14/11 at 6:25pm
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Are you going to post photos of your rig eventually?

Here's a "cheaper" thing: http://www.mountainmods.com/mountain...unt-p-405.html
cool thanks for the link, and yes once I get the fans installed I will take a pic. It's rather bare bones now.
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Hi guys, how would the H70 corsair cooler fit in the coolermaster 690 II Advanced? Have been searching the internet and this thread (not all of it yet) for some time but havent seen a single picture of it mounted in anyway.
(Mouted in back I guess it will block out one of the top exhaust fans...)
Maybe it's a bad choice of cooler?

Thanks in advance guys. I'll come back with photos as fast as I have upgraded my cooler and sorted my cables out.
    
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Hi guys, how would the H70 corsair cooler fit in the coolermaster 690 II Advanced? Have been searching the internet and this thread (not all of it yet) for some time but havent seen a single picture of it mounted in anyway.
(Mouted in back I guess it will block out one of the top exhaust fans...)
Maybe it's a bad choice of cooler?

Thanks in advance guys. I'll come back with photos as fast as I have upgraded my cooler and sorted my cables out.
Use the Search function towards the top of the thread to search for H70 in this thread. You should find several posts about it. http://www.overclock.net/11435978-post13740.html is one of them. A lot of people mount them with one of the fans outside of the case. Some mount the rad in the 5.25" bays.
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post #14249 of 19729
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Hi guys, how would the H70 corsair cooler fit in the coolermaster 690 II Advanced? Have been searching the internet and this thread (not all of it yet) for some time but havent seen a single picture of it mounted in anyway.
(Mouted in back I guess it will block out one of the top exhaust fans...)
Maybe it's a bad choice of cooler?

Thanks in advance guys. I'll come back with photos as fast as I have upgraded my cooler and sorted my cables out.
Hi,

This is the H50 in the case.

What I first started out with before going full bore.
Worked great and went to 4.2 with it.
H70 would look same except bigger rad. Push- Pull also.


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