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I don't have any zip ties, only twist ties. I'll check for double sided tape.... Might work...
Do you have any rubber bands? Are you stranded on an island and can't leave?
    
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Do you have any rubber bands? Are you stranded on an island and can't leave?
Yeah, I have rubber bands. How would I get them to hold the fan onto the case though? I don't have a car, it's like an hour walk to home depot.
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I don't have any zip ties, only twist ties. I'll check for double sided tape.... Might work...
Double sided tape works great (make sure you get 3M tape that holds 5lbs). If you look in my build log in my sig you can see a pic of the fan on the rear of my case thats help on with it. Just put some tape around the edges of the fan then trim off the excess and attach it to whatever.
 
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Double sided tape works great (make sure you get 3M tape that holds 5lbs). If you look in my build log in my sig you can see a pic of the fan on the rear of my case thats help on with it. Just put some tape around the edges of the fan then trim off the excess and attach it to whatever.
I don't have any 3M tape, just double sided tape for scrapbooking.
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I don't have any 3M tape, just double sided tape for scrapbooking.
Well that will work fine as a temp solution, just dont expect it to hold forever.
 
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Well that will work fine as a temp solution, just dont expect it to hold forever.
That's what I'm worried about. I don't really like opening up my computer a lot, I've already put off swapping cases for two months now.
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post #17 of 20
Knot one end of the rubber band and fish it though the fan and out the hole of the case. Knot it again and it should hold. Make sure the rubber band is tight so the fan won't sag. Do that on 4 sides and you should be good
    
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string? Elastic??
    
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post #19 of 20
you could try using zip-ties mounted on sticky backs.



I prefer using these rather than double sided tape. Shoot me a PM if you want some, and some zip ties. I'd be more than willing to send some for free if you cover shipping. I get them free from work.
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post #20 of 20
Velcro. It starts off as a double-sided pad, and acts as a lovely vibration absorber. You can always pull off and reposition your fan.

If you don't like that, use these. Just the best.

BTW - you can use Velcro to attach an SSD to your case. That's what I use.
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