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I am looking into buying a cooling device that will fit into one of my 5 1/4 slot on the front of my case. The reason is that I have fans on the bottom of the front of my case, but b/c of my video card size and case size, little air seems to make it to the upper portion of my case. But I digress, does anyone have and good suggestions?
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What kind of case do you have? Maybe you could fabricate something to hold a fan in place near the front.
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Originally Posted by Chim3ra
Maybe you could fabricate something to hold a fan in place near the front.
Tape does wonders,
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My case has a swinging door so unless I took that off (which I don't want to), it would have to be mounted in the slot itself. I just measured it, and if I went the DIY route, I could get 3 40mm fans in there. But I was wondering if there was already a product out there that was similar.
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post #5 of 8
I would install a side intake and a top exhaust.
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post #6 of 8
Actually, I think Scythe makes a device that fits either in one or three 5.25" bays. It holds 1 120mm fan which, depending on the device's orientation, either is an intake/exhaust or a fan for circulating air around your drives.
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Unfortunately I don't have 3 open bays, otherwise that would be perfect. I think I might go with a pair of these:

5 1/4 Cooler
Then I could just not install the HD part of it
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post #8 of 8
you can fit an 80 in two drvce bays

are you handy with power tools?

get a thin piece of plywood drill a hole for the fan, or cut good with a dremmel- (you would want a grill)
then attach a piece perpindicular and aligned with the drivebay screw holes and boom
im gonna make one this weekend for a friend

that a big difference in CFM over a few 40 mm fans
plus it would look alot cooler
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