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Looking good kev_b

can you give me a pic from an angle of your wire shroud?
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It should fit, if you have the fan facing the bottom with a hole at the bottom of the case you will have to remove the little support bracket and rivet it farther out to clear the fan grill on your psu.
I would have to make the hole myself right? Not sure I'm up to that yet :-)

Would it be ok to let the fan face upward? Or would it destroy the back to front air flow?
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I would have to make the hole myself right? Not sure I'm up to that yet :-)

Would it be ok to let the fan face upward? Or would it destroy the back to front air flow?
It won't hurt to have the fan face upwards, I did this for a little while. I then flipped the PSU back over (fan down) and ran that way without a hole. It didn't make a fantastic difference.
    
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Looking good kev_b

can you give me a pic from an angle of your wire shroud?
thanks
Here ya go.




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That Carbon fiber overlay is so expensive. I had a chance to get some not too long ago and when the guy quoted me the price I couldn't believe it.

Great Job Kev_b
    
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I've gone for this first picture to the second picture, I also put one of those fan speed control switch that controls 3 fans on the top front of the case, I'll use it to control the 2 top 120mm fans I've yet to mod, already have a window cut for it, not sure what fans I want to go with this case yet or mother board for that mater, I'm gone go with the HX-650 because it's the shorter of the corair psu's.
the front and back fan is exhausting the is it?? so where is the intake??

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You need a blow hole in the case. It sounds like you have a build up of heat in the top of the case. You can do your own blow hole.

  1. Just get a 4 1/2 inch hole saw and then tape your area that you will be working with.
  2. Draw an X from the back of the case to 1/4 of the cases length.
  3. Drill a small pilot hole in the center of the X then use the hole saw to cut the hole.
  4. Then place the fan over the hole and drop some ashes or flour through the screw hole and then drill your screw hole.
  5. Then buy a really nice fan shroud.

  6. Put the shroud on the outside top of the case and the fan on the inside bottom of the hole
  7. Mount and power it by the MOBO fan plug on the bottom.
this is exhaust i assume?? correct me
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Double post, see below.
Edited by stingerjg - 2/24/11 at 11:10am
    
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the front and back fan is exhausting the is it?? so where is the intake??


this is exhaust i assume?? correct me
I'm running the front and back as intake and 2 120mm fans on top as exhaust.
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the front and back fan is exhausting the is it?? so where is the intake??


this is exhaust i assume?? correct me
As originally designed by Lian Li, the rear fan is the intake and the front fan is the exhaust. The psu would act as a small portion of the exhaust.



A blow hole on the top of the case would be considered an exhaust.

Then enter the mind of a OCN case modder or water cooling enthusiast(like myself) i have a 360 rad mounted to the top of my case, the front and rear fans are intake, and i also have a 240 rad mounted to the bottom of the case. I have flipped the psu over so the fan is facing down and cut a hole in the bottom of the case to provide the psu w/ fresh air.
    
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Well said and great Presentation, stingerjg
    
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