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Originally Posted by GIJewZA View Post

Just a quick question before I set up my case fella's,

Obviously with the removable HDD cages I'll only be using the bottom one and thus take the top one out, but can I take the case fans from my current case (they're all right, not high quality by any means) and can I put on of them (they're 120mm's) and put one of them at the back of the drive cage? will it do anything or will it just impede airflow.

I thought I'd use the second on the bottom of the case.

Yes, you can do that. I did it myself on the first two builds I did in this case.



The rather blurry picture above shows two fans I added on the first build. The top one is mounted onto the side of the hard drive cage, and the bottom one is mounted to the bottom of the case after I cut a 120mm hole for it. Later on I added another fan between the hdd cage and the external drive bays.

You will have to use some creative mounting techniques but it's not all that hard. Cable ties can do an excellent job, if you're good at using them. As you can see in the picture, I got one screw to line up, and the other three corners of the fan are held in with cable ties. The fan moves plenty of air in that position as well, judging from the dust it built up.
Edited by Mergatroid - 11/18/13 at 5:45pm
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Alas, a sad day has occurred. I have ...*sob*... ordered an Air 540. On a brighter note, the 600T is going to my little bro.
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biggrin.gif

Says the guy with is 750D....
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post #13414 of 18197
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Alas, a sad day has occurred. I have ...*sob*... ordered an Air 540. On a brighter note, the 600T is going to my little bro.

Just make sure you send your brother on over to the club. Maybe he won't leave us thumb.gif
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Says the guy with is 750D....

Quiet you. Lol
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Just make sure you send your brother on over to the club. Maybe he won't leave us thumb.gif

Lol. I need to get him on here. He's interested in this stuff, so it'd probably help him.
post #13416 of 18197
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Lol. I need to get him on here. He's interested in this stuff, so it'd probably help him.

Indeed it will!**

**assuming he isn't trying to save money for anything
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post #13417 of 18197
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Indeed it will!**

**assuming he isn't trying to save money for anything

Well, he's only 15, so he'll live with knowledge. lol
post #13418 of 18197
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Originally Posted by Mergatroid View Post

Yes, you can do that. I did it myself on the first two builds I did in this case.

*snip*

The rather blurry picture above shows two fans I added on the first build. The top one is mounted onto the side of the hard drive cage, and the bottom one is mounted to the bottom of the case after I cut a 120mm hole for it. Later on I added another fan between the hdd cage and the external drive bays.

You will have to use some creative mounting techniques but it's not all that hard. Cable ties can do an excellent job, if you're good at using them. As you can see in the picture, I got one screw to line up, and the other three corners of the fan are held in with cable ties. The fan moves plenty of air in that position as well, judging from the dust it built up.

Good sir you read my mind, I was just going to mount them with cable ties.
Thanks for the reply smile.gif Glad to see it doesn't inhibit airflow.


With a little luck I'll be getting my 600T today! Stay tuned for a case swap log
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Quote:
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Indeed it will!**

**assuming he isn't trying to save money for anything

Well, he's only 15, so he'll live with knowledge. lol

Haha, if anything, it will be motivation to get a part time job
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Haha, if anything, it will be motivation to get a part time job

XD. I'll inform my mother of that
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