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Most people would use a dremel I believe
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And what part of the rear section should I dremel off? I mean which part of the rear grill?
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That I couldn't tell you for sure. I've never done any cutting on my case and I have a 932.
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And what part of the rear section should I dremel off? I mean which part of the rear grill?
Why are you going to cut off the grill if the re is not going to be any fan there? I doubt it would improve airflow that much. The reason people typically cut their fan grills is to not only improve airflow but to minimize noise created by the vortex thrown off and banging into the metal. But you don't plan to have a fan there.

If you're still wanting to cut the grill just cut the grill at the edges to keep the hole clean.

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my computer as of this morning, I got a job a few days ago, so it will be undergoing some rapid changes once i start getting paid
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Why are you going to cut off the grill if the re is not going to be any fan there? I doubt it would improve airflow that much. The reason people typically cut their fan grills is to not only improve airflow but to minimize noise created by the vortex thrown off and banging into the metal. But you don't plan to have a fan there.

If you're still wanting to cut the grill just cut the grill at the edges to keep the hole clean.

~Ceadder
It's what several members recommend in the Air Cooling section as an effective way of cooling

When you say edges, that's the area inside the four 120mm screw holes right? If somebody could show a pic/diagram that would be much appreciated
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And what part of the rear section should I dremel off? I mean which part of the rear grill?
I removed the rear fan grill on my 932 with a pair of sidecutters, and I made the cuts where the honeycomb meets the case. It left a lot of jagged edges but I haven't gotten around to putting a rubber molding on it. Here's a very rough picture of what it looks like, yes it doesn't look very nice but it's behind the case so no one sees it and it gets the job done.

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Hi I was just wondering how do I paint the front grills on the drive bays?
I have popped them out by straightening out the grill bit and now its seperated
I have some red spray paint which I wish to use but does the grill require any preparing?
The spray paint I have is: plasti-kote satin real red
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If you are replying to this please could you quote it, thank you
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Hi I was just wondering how do I paint the front grills on the drive bays?
I have popped them out by straightening out the grill bit and now its seperated
I have some red spray paint which I wish to use but does the grill require any preparing?
The spray paint I have is: plasti-kote satin real red
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If you are replying to this please could you quote it, thank you
With light prep no. Basically make sure that the grills are clean and dry. Then hit them with a light coat of paint let them dry and then hit em one more time. You really don't even have to scuff them because there isn't enough flat surface to cause bubbles in the paint.

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HAF 912 ROG

full story ...http://www.xtremehardware.it/forum/f...38/#post319397

on the top exhaust I've set a ANTEC BIG BOY FAN. I've to drill out all the frame and also make the holes because they were different.





















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