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Originally Posted by micro5797 View Post

Keep in mind that you will only be getting an estimated 40-50% of fresh air from out side the case. The other 50-60% will be recirculating the air from inside the case there is too much material between the drilled air holes.
Good idea though.
 

 

i am aware of that,but didnt have the 'proper' tools to do it.

could have done it gettho style but that would have meant some permanent ugliness :(

will do it nicely once m done with mid terms .

ty :)

 

 

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Originally Posted by thrasherht View Post


I would cut out a hole instead of drilling holes, and then use a mesh to cover the hole to make it look nice.


i did the same on my side panel and my back exhaust :)

cut the pre factory drilled holes with a wire cutter(gettho as compared to a drill+dermal) and added a steel wire mesh,then painted it black :D

 

 

photos below.

 

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also once i have enough time on my hands,i will scvange the scrap yards for some speaker grills.u know the steel ones with tiny holes in them.if i get the right size and if they look better than a steel wire mesh,would paint and add those :)


Edited by breadcrums - 11/29/11 at 4:23am
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I dont have a picture of it in action (sorry) but when i OCed my last rig my NB was too hot even with a better heat sink so i stuck some double sided tape to a 50mm fan and stuck it right on my motherboard. the tape stayed on the board between the NB and RAM. It worked great and even cooled my ram a little because it puled air form over the bottom of it.450
Also my first PSU that i got just to get it up and running did not have a long enough 4 pin CPU cable so i did some soldering and heat shrink work on it.
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nice work crazybonze specool.gif

 

heres how i m cooling my cpu during the ongoing foldathon.

a 120mm fan stuck over the stock cooler with double sided tape and supported with pencils,just in case the tabe cant take the stress of the fan :)

 

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lachen.gif breadcrums, that's epic!!!!
 
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You have to love the double sided tape. It is almost as epic as ducktape.
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You have to love the double sided tape. It is almost as epic as ducktape.

You're gonna love this then. http://www.amazon.com/Duck%C2%AE-Double-Sided-Duct-Tape-Feet/dp/B001WQLUMS
 
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You're gonna love this then. http://www.amazon.com/Duck%C2%AE-Double-Sided-Duct-Tape-Feet/dp/B001WQLUMS

LOL - time to upgrade biggrin.gif
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I wanted to mount a 3rd HDD in my system.
Ofcourse, I could have used the extra HDD cage provided with my case..

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but that would result in loss of airflow and more clutter. we can't have that!

zip ties to the rescue...

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There are 4 of them. I didn't have zip-ties long enough to go around the HDD so I made a loop using two zip ties that fits.
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daym lurking devil!

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Blower held in with duct tape, and a piece of copper wire tied to the back of the case. $1 mod that took 7C off my GPU load temp. Win.

OMG! BEST IDEA EVER!
You have inspired me as i have a HAF and that exact same blower sitting in my room! Time to disassemble the thing! Going to get some Gaffa tape for mine though wink.gif
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