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post #6301 of 19476
I would not use metal cutters because you can easily bend the case a dremel works best.
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post #6302 of 19476
Yeah it is a bit loose, Cables, the first day the case came my brother punched it in jealousy and anger, leaving a minor dent in the side panel and the front bezel to come loose.
Also, I don't get it, what am I supposed to cut here? I've never modded anything, ever.
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post #6303 of 19476
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Originally Posted by hackm0d View Post
Yeah it is a bit loose, Cables, the first day the case came my brother punched it in jealousy and anger, leaving a minor dent in the side panel and the front bezel to come loose.
Also, I don't get it, what am I supposed to cut here? I've never modded anything, ever.
Like this BUT put filters on the side panel fans because it will get dusty quickly.



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post #6304 of 19476
I wouldnt have cut out the grills over the side panel and the rear exhaust, but each to his own.
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post #6305 of 19476
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I wouldnt have cut out the grills over the side panel and the rear exhaust, but each to his own.
Well with my yate loons and ultra kaze 3k i needed to because it was much louder with the grills on.
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post #6306 of 19476
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Yeah it is a bit loose, Cables, the first day the case came my brother punched it in jealousy and anger, leaving a minor dent in the side panel and the front bezel to come loose.
Also, I don't get it, what am I supposed to cut here? I've never modded anything, ever.
Oh. I thought it just loosened over time from taking it on and off. You see, I'm worried that this will happen, so I had to ask.

Anyway, not only can you cut like above, but with the front bezel, you would just cut the plastic stuff that almost looks like a honeycomb shape. You can also cut the filter portion out of the front filter assembly so that the fan can still be mounted in the front.

If you want to get an idea of how much of a difference it makes, then turn the computer off, unscrew a fan, then turn the computer back on (but go into the BIOS or something so you don't have to worry about taking the time to shut Windows down properly).

While holding this fan, feel the performance with the fan just out in the open with no obstructions. Then put the fan where it was before and then try to feel the performance. You'll notice a huge decrease in the airflow.

Now do the same with the front intake. Except this should be easier: take the front fan out along with the filter assembly. Turn the computer back on, and put it into the BIOS again to make it easy to turn the computer off when you're done. Detach the fan from the filter though. With the fan just sitting out in the open, feel its performance. Now just put the filter on the fan, but you don't need to attach the screws. Just put the filter on as though you're going to re-attach it. Now feel the performance. It feels like you just turned the fan off. The amount of difference is ridiculously huge.

So, if you ever need to increase your airflow, then this is one way to do it!! However, you shouldn't need to unless you live in a really hot place where your computer room's temps are always sweltering hot. Or, you can do it for e-peen.
Edited by TwoCables - 7/18/09 at 2:05am
    
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post #6307 of 19476
Twopenises i mean cables, its 4AM here do you really have to type that much?
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Twopenises i mean cables, its 4AM here do you really have to type that much?
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HAHAHAHAAH i love that picture
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post #6310 of 19476
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Twopenises i mean cables, its 4AM here do you really have to type that much?
I see what you did there too. LOL

But if I didn't type that much, then I wouldn't kill as much time.
    
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