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post #11 of 88
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The edges are cleaned up, I made shure it was a perfect hole.
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120mm hole saws are expensive!
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post #13 of 88
Good luck with the modding bro! I'ma going to build my mom a fast ass LGA 775 PC soon. She has some cheap ass Packer Bell at the moment ...eww, just thinking about it is creepy. Anyways, I plan on doing some modding to her new case as well. I'll keep in touch with you, maybe send you some pictures of what I will do and we could exchange thoughts. I'll ttyl bro.

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post #14 of 88
wire cutters made it look like a bad cut and WOW u got lot of dust and very bad airflow holes that blocks alot of air in my new thermaltake sviking it has large square air holes so its gonna help with airflow so big that i could almost stick my pinky finger in it O_O
post #15 of 88
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It looks like a bad cut but it cleaned up.

And yes, most of the airflow is blocked..

What made me want to mod this was for the sole reason I could have front and back 120MM fans... so it will be like a wind tunnel.
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post #16 of 88
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I live files.....

Before:



after:





Now since I was using a Jigsaw with a wood blade, it made shore the front would be mauled, that is why one corner is a square...

Once I get the metal part cleaned up, I may think about a grill, but my goal was to get maximum airflow….

So far I think it has tuned out good, not as good as some of the mods in here, but a good one.

Results of part 1:
CPU temp from 42C to 37C MAX
Graphics card temp from 70C to 60C MAX

Now I am FOR SHORE going to get a pro to cut the rear fan hole, but the rest I am going to do.

Feedback please!
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Lol to be honest worst blow hole i've ever seen but keep going buddy, You would do a lot better if u had the right tools...
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post #18 of 88
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Okay, today I was able to get ahold of some constructon grade tin snipes.

It made a VERY clean rear fan hole, I will post pics ASAP

Now I need some imput, I need some quiet/high flow 120MM fans (two) and 1 80MM fan. What would you guys recommend? i would kinda like if they where green LED style.
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post #19 of 88
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Okay, today I was able to get ahold of some constructon grade tin snipes.

It made a VERY clean rear fan hole, I will post pics ASAP

Now I need some imput, I need some quiet/high flow 120MM fans (two) and 1 80MM fan. What would you guys recommend? i would kinda like if they where green LED style.
I have heard the thermaltake thunderblade has a very good performance to noise ratio.
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post #20 of 88
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I was just looking at them(thunderblde), but is the 10$ a pop worth it?

Also, next part will be the painting/decal
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