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post #1 of 17
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Hello people!

I am using the Antec 900-2 Case and I wanna put one more fan in it.

I want to mount the fan on the HDD cage, so it will be in the middle of the computer and cool either the CPU or GPU, depends on which cage I choose to put it on.

now, I know that I can use 120mm fans on this cage, but I dont have a 120mm fan, but what I DO have are 2 92mm Fans and 1 80mm fan.

my question is: Can I use a 92mm or 80mm as the case's middle fan? or it simply wont fit and I have to get a 120mm fan?
post #2 of 17
it wont fit because the screw holes are a different distance apart.

Youll need another 120mm fan

you could tape it on..
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post #3 of 17
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lol sucks, cuz where I live it costs like 40$ and at the same price I can get a better CPU cooler instead, is there any "safe" way to put it ? I mean, a way that wont harm anything in the case or something?
post #4 of 17
well you can drill holes in the case. its not very visaully attractive, but it doesnt break the case or anything..

You would have to get nuts + bolts

other than that, youll have to buy a new fan..
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post #5 of 17
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ow... lol.. I prefer not to drill holes in my case XD I love it and I prefer only relatively legit solutions. I think drilling holes in my case isn't a really good solution XD. thanks anyway bro
post #6 of 17
well thats really the only thing you can do..

you might be able to get some double stick foam (foam with tape pretty much on both sides) and cut it to cover the casing area that comes in contact with the fan, but that might not be stick enough..

you could always use glue and remove it later with some kind of rubbing alcholhol.

or you could do a combination of the two...
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post #7 of 17
i once did a similar thing is used 2 elastic bands to suspend it in mid air good for stopping fan vibrations aswell.
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post #8 of 17
If you want better CPU Temps get a Aftermarket cooler. Adding fans over what the A902 comes stock will not make much difference other then the side fan for the GPU.
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post #9 of 17
hes trying to do it without paying for anything though.. if he was going to pay the 40$ for a case fan, it would be better to spend it on a cpu fan, but thats not what hes asking about right now..
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hes trying to do it without paying for anything though.. if he was going to pay the 40$ for a case fan, it would be better to spend it on a cpu fan, but thats not what hes asking about right now..
I know but adding more fans in A900 which has very good airflow will just make it worse. I have the A900 and adding more fans did nothing for me just add more noise.
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