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post #831 of 4826
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^ Very nice!
Thx mate!

Still to do is changing the loop for better temps.
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Would love to see the pics, thanks.

I have a Dremel and some fiberglass cutoff wheels that should do the job without issue. Being the picky person I am, I'll probably pick up some Testors black model paint at the store to touch it back up after I cut it and sand things smooth.
Curl:



Cut off with tape peeled back:



One of the top mounting holes:



Good luck.
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Zip Ties if it works for you. I have 3 zip ties for my front intake, no rattle.
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Mergatroid, thanks for the info.

One other question --which model of BitFenix Spectre fan is that?
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Mergatroid, thanks for the info.

One other question --which model of BitFenix Spectre fan is that?
That's a 200mm NZXT. Not sure what the model is, but it's not one of the "Silent" models.

Here's the specs: 166.2 CFM / 282 m^3/h, 1300 RPM +/-10%, 8.4W, 1.82 mm H2O, 37.25 dBA
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What voltage are you running it at? I'm guessing you're quieting it down a little rather than going full bore.
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its actually very quite for a 166 cfm fan at full speed. BUT the second you stick the filter on there is a very annoying whistle which is why I returned mine.
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For the time being, I plan on going with a second Cooler Master Megaflow. I may do some experimenting down the line, though.
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I run it anywhere from 600 RPM to 1300 RPM. I don't get any noise other than the airflow noise. I suppose it would be even quieter if I cut out the front grille (others have done this on the 600T and swear by it). I've been pondering trying it myself but at 1/2 RPM (600) I get more noise from the video card fans. This fan is powerful enough that, if you move the front dust cover about 1 inch away, the fan will suck it closed (not locked) when running full speed.
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I run it anywhere from 600 RPM to 1300 RPM. I don't get any noise other than the airflow noise. I suppose it would be even quieter if I cut out the front grille (others have done this on the 600T and swear by it). I've been pondering trying it myself but at 1/2 RPM (600) I get more noise from the video card fans. This fan is powerful enough that, if you move the front dust cover about 1 inch away, the fan will suck it closed (not locked) when running full speed.
Thanks for sharing this information on that fan. The stock Corsair fan does very little. I have already replaced all the other fans with Noctua's, but they do not make a 200mm fan, and I do not see any other option (Than a 200mm.) for that front fan
    
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