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So after nearly a year of owning it I finally ended up breaking the top 200mm fan One of the blades just snapped off...It doesn't like fingers... .

I picked up another fan from Antec (http://www.antec.com/Detail.bok?no=490) and it arrived yesterday but I've got no idea how to get the old fan out




I can't get the two black screws out because the motherboard tray is sitting there. Do I have to remove the rivets in the back to take the entire top peice off?
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First you need to unscrew those two chrome screws in front of the fan. Then you will need to remove the top of the case. You can do this by pushing in the two back tabs and two middle tabs, then you will need to push forward while pulling up on the top. It sometimes takes a while to get those two front tabs out. But once you've got the top off, you can easily remove the fan.
 
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post #3 of 14
OK, remove the screws. Remove the front bezel. Reove the top by popping the clips out (there are plastic clips that hold the top on as well as the screws) If you have the front bezel and screws removed, it should pop right out once you push the tabs up and out. It can be a bit tricky, but once you get the hang of it, it is easy.


edit: You can remove it without removing the front, but the front of the top piece fits under the front bezel, so it makes it much easier to work it off if that is removed. Since the front bezel pushes out easily once the side panels are off, it is worth it.
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Thank you!

Was alot easier than I thought

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Thank you!

Was alot easier than I thought

+rep for both of you
NP, I never even put the screws back in on mine. I have it apart so often, they became a pain. It stays on just as well with the clips.
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Those 2 silver ones correct?
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theirs 4 screws holds top on 2 behide the fan and 2 infront if i recall then you can pull the top off to seee the fan also remmber to unscrew the wire attached to the top area.
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post #8 of 14
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Those 2 silver ones correct?
Yes. Those two will allow you to remove the top. The fan will be attached to the top once you remove it. All you will need to do is unscrew a couple screws when you do that.
 
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It worked

Thanks for the help.


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It worked

Thanks for the help.


No problem. Now you've learned to stay as far away as possible from that horrid finger slicer.
 
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