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I recently made the holes on top bigger and it helps exhausting the hot air out.
I can feel the extra air coming out under and on top
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Heck yes! Another modding project I can do when I get bored and don't have anything to do on my PC or XBOX !

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so totally going to do this tonight on a BEFSR41v3 which appears to be overheating. it works fine when running on a piece of cardboard with none of the plastic shell on so it can breath. will update post with pictures later.
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post #14 of 28
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so totally going to do this tonight on a BEFSR41v3 which appears to be overheating. it works fine when running on a piece of cardboard with none of the plastic shell on so it can breath. will update post with pictures later.
I put an 80mm fan on my WRT54G v2.. its really loud, but the cooling I would imagine is wonderful.
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I put an 80mm fan on my WRT54G v2.. its really loud, but the cooling I would imagine is wonderful.
just get couple of diodes or resistors to pull the volts down...
post #16 of 28
Not impressed until I see watercooling.

or atleast figure out how to overclock the linksys.
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Not impressed until I see watercooling.

or atleast figure out how to overclock the linksys.
well sir you obviously what your talkng about. look up dd-wrt. it can overclock - and you can even physically add more ram. noob.
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Nice hob man.
 
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yeah i was one of those guys who bought trend net hell i bought 2 doa i think they never worked for me to begin with and then got the trend net now i want to buy one of those linksys and mod the crap out of it hehe i'm getting all kinds of idea like linux and ocing and case mods.
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yeah i was one of those guys who bought trend net hell i bought 2 doa i think they never worked for me to begin with and then got the trend net now i want to buy one of those linksys and mod the crap out of it hehe i'm getting all kinds of idea like linux and ocing and case mods.
i use to have mine in a open type case made from erector set sitting on rubber bushing as the erector set is metal. worked great and stayed exceptionally cool. Make sure however you check which router you get - the newer ones with the mini dd-wrt firmware seem to be lame. i loved the full dd-wrt features of my old v1 or 2, cant remember which.
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