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Hey, I have a Thermaltake SopranoRs and I need to install another 80/120mm fan and I need a way on how to drill the holes.
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post #2 of 14
Buy a 4" hole saw at your local hardware store, then mark where you want the hole and drill away! Alternatively, you could mark it out with a compass and cut by hand with a Dremal or jig saw.
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[quote=DiHydrogenMonOxide;12627626]Buy a 4" hole saw at your local hardware store, then mark where you want the hole and drill away! Alternatively, you could mark it out with a compass and cut by hand with a Dremal or jig saw.[/quote



Thanks,any other mods i should do
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post #4 of 14
Uh, maybe some noise blocking foam if you want. That is entirely personal taste though. Or a paint job. But, as long as you are happy with your case I wouldn't change it then. Just make sure to have enough airflow.
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Time to bring out the tools......................
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I think the best mod you can do is covering your case in a garbage bag and let it sit outside for a week. If its still there no one wants it and you should throw it in the trash. If it isnt there good now you can buy a replacement case like a cooler master.
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post #7 of 14
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I think the best mod you can do is covering your case in a garbage bag and let it sit outside for a week. If its still there no one wants it and you should throw it in the trash. If it isnt there good now you can buy a replacement case like a cooler master.

**** Troll just looking for some help.....
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post #8 of 14
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**** Troll just looking for some help.....
I was being harsh. But the truth is your probably better off getting another case then modding your current one.

any ways why do you need another fan?

Just buy stronger fans.
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post #9 of 14
Get some blue painters tape, do you have one of those wired grilled it will give you a perfect alignment for the mounting holes for the screws. For a 120mm hole either get a 4.75 or around 118-120mm bimetal hole saw, it will cost around $30 for the mandrel to attach to the drill and the hole saw. For an 80mm fan, get a 3 1/8 in hole saw or 80mm. Mark sure you get a bimetal because some hole saws are made for dry wall and will just burn up trying to cut through metal. Tape both sides of the holes mark out for fan and screw holes. Start on the top and put a little oil on the saw as you go. Dont go all the way through, turn the piece over and finish the hole from the bottam and you will get a cleaner hole.
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post #10 of 14
I have that case
it's somewhat nice

are 4 fans not enough?
get better one's

anyway

I'd pant the inside of the case black
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 3/5/11 at 9:52pm
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