Originally Posted by Tator Tot
If you have a 120mm fan spot with some space it's very likely.
I don't, I would likely have to cut a hole in the top of the case -- the only case fan is a rear-mounted 92mm with a shroud over the radiator (Shuttle stock cooling uses a small CPU heatsink with water-filled pipes -- no pump or circulation -- to said radiator). I've got mesh in the front panel so I can get a better draw in ("side" panels have a series of vent holes towards the bottom), but I'm still going to have to break uot the dremel on this one. Also, there is no piece surrounding the socket on the board, simply 4 holes which the heatsink bolts into. It cools fairly well as is, but I've got the the case fan at ~2900 RPM (read: noisy) in order to keep full-load temps in check. During normal use, 1200 RPM is sufficient, but again, I don't have a ton of space to work with.
I'm well aware I'm not working with the most spacious setup, and most Shuttle owners don't seem to be adventurous enough to do any case modding for cooling purposes, since they work just fine at a stock-clock level with most CPUs. I'll try and snap some pics after football.