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I doubt it, I just spent about 2 hours sanding down a piece of acrylic to perfection. The most I took off was 0.5mm with 200grit sandpaper. A hand hacksaw would get through it quite easily if you had one of those available, otherwise I think you're stuck
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I doubt it, I just spent about 2 hours sanding down a piece of acrylic to perfection. The most I took off was 0.5mm with 200grit sandpaper. A hand hacksaw would get through it quite easily if you had one of those available, otherwise I think you're stuck
With 1 fan and a shroud I dropped ~1-2C compared to the push/pull. It'd be nice if I could somehow fit that pull fan in there.
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Damn I don't have Enough room to do fan-shroud-rad-fan because I'm hitting the block. What should I do?
Fan on the outside?
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With 1 fan and a shroud I dropped ~1-2C compared to the push/pull. It'd be nice if I could somehow fit that pull fan in there.
You could always mount the second fan outside the case, its a bit ugly but it might be worth it. Interesting that a shroud had such a big effect though

EDIT: he beat me!
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I thought about mounting the fan on the outside, but I'm butt aesthetics in mind and I just don't see it looking very appealing and safe.
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I totally forget where I read it, it might have even been this thread, but I thought I remember someone yielding better temps with the shroud being on the exhale side.
     
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Interesting that a shroud had such a big effect though
Less air turbulence = better air flow. That is why there is a noise reduction as well. Turbulent air causes noise. Also evens out the air pressure across the rad.
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post #1088 of 28251
Time to go mod this shroud. I'm not going to let 1-2mm get in my way!!! This is OCN for crying out loud
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I thought about mounting the fan on the outside, but I'm butt aesthetics in mind and I just don't see it looking very appealing and safe.
Consider it an experiment. If you see an improvement you can rethink your installation.
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Time to go mod this shroud. I'm not going to let 1-2mm get in my way!!! This is OCN for crying out loud
There is another thread that went over this somewhere. But anyway, they determined there is no benefit using a pull fan when you have a push fan with a shroud. You would be better off getting a high static pressure fan like an R4. I did exactly that and dropped my temps 3c.
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