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cheapo case fan hanging

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so since i went from 1.6 to 2.4ghz & have both panels off, i thought i might aswell cool the HD's a bit & the gfx (probably)

i hung a couple case fans with bread bag tie things hehe

HD's dropped like 10 degrees C, no clue if the gfx is cooler or not


cpu idles a couple degrees less too (about 35C)

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post #2 of 6
Lol that is getto but affective.
post #3 of 6
haha reminds of my rig, i have one side panel off, and a fan that attached in the exhaust slot using 4 old screws and blue tac to cover the ends of the screws heh
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post #4 of 6
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i'd like to cut off a square in the top of the case above the cpu but hehe, i dont have materials to cut
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post #5 of 6
Lol... put one of these in next to it.
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post #6 of 6
he he, my front fan is held on with twist ties as well
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