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I have the PC-75 Lian-Li case and the fan on my Big Typhoon is pretty dang close to my case window. I have a huge 120mm fan I think its like 120cfm of airflow and I want to put it on but im pretty sure my side panel wont fit or the fan will be so close to the window it wont get good air flow lol. Im about to try it but does anyone have the same problem? Thermaltake should of made the fins closer to the cpu waterblock/base thing.
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Mine is about 2 inches from the window. my case fan blows directly into the Typhoon fan works great.
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I had the same thoughs with my case but I made a 80mm side fan I already had into a 120mm hole and stuck a fan on it aso now it blows almost right onto the heatsink and over the top of my video card, my advice bust out the hole saw and order a nice looking grill, you'll get better temps.
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lol f that i should just cut out a big a$$ 120mm hole in my window and have the Big Typhoon blow the air out of the window lol

This is kinda gay does anyone have a really thick fan on their Big Typhoon and how much room do they have left

Oh ya and any tips for cutting into windows .... donno what they are made out of plexi glass?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by napkin
lol f that i should just cut out a big a$$ 120mm hole in my window and have the Big Typhoon blow the air out of the window lol

This is kinda gay does anyone have a really thick fan on their Big Typhoon and how much room do they have left

Oh ya and any tips for cutting into windows .... donno what they are made out of plexi glass?
cut the hole through with a dremmel circle cutter
not sure on the speed
but Get a nice grill to cover it cuz most people dont get it good the first time
then polish the sides of the hole with the dremel polish attachment

you could try ducting the air from the window to the fan
or a duct combination with two fans with the same CFM
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Dremels work.
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dremels work good, for softer materials like plastic and such u would want to use it on a lower speed, on metals use it on high speed...
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post #8 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by pbasil1
dremels work good, for softer materials like plastic and such u would want to use it on a lower speed, on metals use it on high speed...
thats true
I remember doing my case window mod and the high speep melted the plastic back into place after I cut it
except ugly
then I switched to a jigsaw

BUT DONT USE THAT HERE!!!!!

like try medium-medium slow first like
10000rpm and work down

go to the hardware store and pick up a piece of scrap to practice on for like 4-10 $$$

it WILL BE WORTH IT

cuz if u mess up the finished product
youll be pissed
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