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Any good ideas or any good products out there with fans in bays? i know a lot of people have done mods but is there anything i can buy? ive got 3-4 empty 5.25" bays and 1 empty 3.5" bay, i badly need front air intake.

I saw the mod with 40mm fans but i think thats going to be really loud. anyone have something using 120mm or 80mm
post #2 of 11
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...3877&CatId=494 (not a bay fan but draws air from the front... see pictures on page).

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...3873&CatId=494 (blows air out from the front)

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...367729&CatId=0
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I have 2 empty 5.25 bays. I hotglued 2x80mm fans together, and then I hot glued them to the case. They don't quite fit in the two holes, but they put a TON of air over my RAM!
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this kind of mod is not hard to do, I do admit I had a friend cut the holes on a CNC machine, but you can do it if your careful.
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post #5 of 11
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this kind of mod is not hard to do, I do admit I had a friend cut the holes on a CNC machine, but you can do it if your careful.
Thats tight if i tried that i would probably break something though.
post #6 of 11
Thermaltake Icage

http://www.thermaltakeusa.com/2005/xasercase/icage.htm

Coolermaster stacker cage (almost the same as the thermaltake)

both are about $25 and mount into 3 5.25" bays on any pc. remove your front shields, and use a nice mesh cover and voila!


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Oh wow, that looks beautiful on that Armor.
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post #8 of 11
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Thermaltake Icage

http://www.thermaltakeusa.com/2005/xasercase/icage.htm

Coolermaster stacker cage (almost the same as the thermaltake)

both are about $25 and mount into 3 5.25" bays on any pc. remove your front shields, and use a nice mesh cover and voila!
Thats sweet i might get one of those. Its just what i needed. thanks for the reply.
post #9 of 11
Look at my public profile, I made an intake with a metal shot glass type thing I turned on a lathe, a tube connects it to an 80mm fan I fitted in a shroud thing on the inside of the case, the fan is mounted to the mobo back plate, just under the 2 CD/DVD drives with some extra hardware I got with my Big Typhoon. It is hard to explain exactly what it is, and I can't get a good picture of it, but it works well, blows air on the RAM and Northbridge, as well as basically everything else.
post #10 of 11
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835185020
they also have them in white silver and as i posted black
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...SubCategory=62
    
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