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post #11 of 15
May not be the cleanest job... If it works, it works right?
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Except for the fact that Styrofoam is a great ESD carrier & just the friction of the moving air can generate enough electro-buildup you might be putting your components at risk.

By the way, if you want cleaner cuts on the Styrofoam, heat up the knife over a gas stove burner or better yet, if you have one of them cheese cutters with the single wire, it works perfect.

If you plan on keeping the Styrofoam maybe wrap it in electrical tape.
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post #13 of 15
A bit to messy.. Just put a 120mm fan there without the tube or styrofoam. It would look cleaner and probably work just as good.
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Originally Posted by Indignity View Post
Except for the fact that Styrofoam is a great ESD carrier & just the friction of the moving air can generate enough electro-buildup you might be putting your components at risk.
wont the cage of the case act as an earth? providing the styrofoam is only touching the metal part of the drive bay?

if it lowers temps, then its worth it
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lol i have that EXACT have black tube thingy, but couldnt figure out what to do with it....dont want it to look ugly...decided to go with this:

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