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I modified my xbo 360 for better cooling (gutted old fan)

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THERE IS NO INTERNAL FAN!!!!

I purposely removed the old ones and put this on the back. The old one moved about 29CFM. The Talismoon WisperFan moves around 46CFM. This one moves more like ~60-70CFM


Also it is cool to the touch for the most part, even on the bottom after I play 8 hours + and it is luke warm. The top is cool. The exhaust is ****ing hot! Why they hell they didn't go with a different architecture for the processor and GPU, I have no idea.


I have had my 360 this way for more than a year now >_>
 
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Nice should put the deltas fan on it XD
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Meh. I broke them by pulling a wire off it D:.... I previously had the old ones in the 360 on a 16v charger. The nob was to control them, and there was a relay so that when I turned on the 360, it turned on the fans. It increased the air flow to about 40~50CPM >.>

This one I am using the same 16v charger (which is the IBM one) for this fan it was originally a 46CPM fan and now does like 30~52% more air!!!!!!!!
 
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post #4 of 42
Looks horrible. I'm sure you could have tried harder and not make it look so awful.

Great job though doing something to help the console cool better, but it's ugly as hell now.

You should have just bought the kit with the internal and external fans with blue LEDs instead of making it look like this.
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Originally Posted by halifax1 View Post
Looks horrible. I'm sure you could have tried harder and not make it look so awful.

Great job though doing something to help the console cool better, but it's ugly as hell now.
I think it's a tribute to the many people who've experienced such a failure of a console.
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What i did yo mine is modded 2 samll fan one in the GPU extension and one in the CPU from a external fan cooler i for for my 360. Now the console is so much cooler.
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Wow yea that looks like crap. Will probably catch fire too. Not a good idea to me.
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lol good job, but not to bash work because, well, it is work but it kinda looks bad and is a potential fire hazard.
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Yes, It is a potential fire hazard, but I worked to make sure that wouldn't come true. Where the wires connect I have taped up with electrical tape. But the material holding the fan on is cardboard covered in duct tape O_O But I do not care about looks for now, I will eventually fix it by getting a new fan (maybe a talismoon) and put it in. That way I can have it look good and control the fan speed with the dial again. Also, the power supply for the fan never gets hot because there is only 2.5W drawn. The lappy it use to be for drew 65W >_>
 
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