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so i have a Sans Ace 12v 120mm fan on its way and im not sure where to put it.

i have two 90cm Thermaltake fans as intakes and amazingly they push a decent amount of air on high. A scythe slipstream as an exhaust and a Panaflo
on my TRUE.

so where would be a good place to put it.

sadly my case doesnt have anymore space to add a fan so i have replace one
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Why not make a spot to fit it? Use some zip ties, get creative! My case only has room for 2x80 and 1x120. But I have 3x120 case fans (not including the 2 on my cooler), 2x40mm fans, and 2x80mm fans. The only thing I did is I zip tied them into place .
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Replace the Panaflo with the San Ace and use the Panaflo as exhaust. Then replace the intake fans when possible.
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put it so that it blows Air on your Northbridge and your GPU. like on your side window. i'd suggest superglue but am not entirely sure. can anyone else confirm my recommendation?

EDIT: just saw pics for your case. Just Put the top of the fan at the bottom edge of your 5.25" bay and the bottom of the fan on the bottom edge of your HD cage. this should result in a fan pointing diagonally--directly at your NB and video cards. Use ZIP TIES. tie them real tight .
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put it so that it blows Air on your Northbridge and your GPU. like on your side window. i'd suggest superglue but am not entirely sure. can anyone else confirm my recommendation?
Definitely wouldn't use super glue. He would need to cut a hole and drill four screw holes for the fan.
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ive been meaning to mod my case but work is taking up all my time.
yeah ill switch the panaflo with the sans ace.

ill probly get another sans ace and use it as an intake in the front of my case, that sound like a good idea?

if i were to mad my case what spots would be good to add fans?
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oh yeah i have a fan on the side panel and it has that mesh looking thing, should i cut it out so theres just a big hole?
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