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post #1 of 12
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Should i install fans at the bottom of my case? (mod it of course)

I have 2 spare 80 mm's laying around and wanna do sumtin with em'

Also the space isn't large enough for 2 120's so i thought sinice i already have the 80 mm's why not.

YAY! or nay
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post #2 of 12
Yes the bottom front is a good place for an intake, Many cases have the vents and mounting holes there already.
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I have never seen such a case, links? Incase you are confused, he doesnt mean the bottom of the front (do you?) I think he means the BOTTOM of his case, as in underneath it. I say go for it and good luck keeping the dust out though.
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Lol TY.
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post #5 of 12
The bottom is one of the best places to get cold air from. It is often overlooked. Go ahead and do it, just make sure that you raise your case, and use fan filters.
    
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One of Lian-Li's server cases has that feature, and it's something I've wanted to do on my case for a while. Two problems though, elevating the case and my room is practically a dust bowl. Well, that or my computer is a dust magnet, cause it's practically covered in just a single day!
    
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Originally Posted by YiffyGriffy
One of Lian-Li's server cases has that feature, and it's something I've wanted to do on my case for a while. Two problems though, elevating the case and my room is practically a dust bowl. Well, that or my computer is a dust magnet, cause it's practically covered in just a single day!
I would do it but I have cats. But in the future I will do somethings that will show off my talents
    
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post #8 of 12
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well i just did one and am saving the other for tomorrow. Jeez, i never knew it took so long to drill simple holes through some steel. My case is on a desk and elevated and down where I am the cats arent allowed so im good with dust.
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post #9 of 12
Yeah, my case's case feet raise it up about 1 inch which should be plenty, if I wasn't so damn lazy or if I really needed better temps I might've modded it with fans on the bottom, but I AM lazy and DON'T need better temps lol.
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post #10 of 12
I have a 120mm fan on the bottom of the case next to my PSU and it's pulling air out of the case. I was confused over it but now I see it's better for to push cool air in (good for my GPU). Thanks thread sorry for the bump just wanted to express myself. Will reverse the fan soon.
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