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I have the HAF X and i removed the 140mm fan to install the H50 heatsink with 120mm as you can see in the picture below, so where can i put the
140mm fan?






Thank you Very Much!
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If fit, you can install it in the top.
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HAHA. That's incredibly thrifty.
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Could you install it in the 5.25" bay or strap it to the HDD cage? There aren't any obvious spots to put it.
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Originally Posted by saint19 View Post
If fit, you can install it in the top.
Are you sure the 140mm can mount on the second fan area at the top of the case? (Roof of case)
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post #7 of 15
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Originally Posted by BradleyW View Post
Are you sure the 140mm can mount on the second fan area at the top of the case? (Roof of case)
Doesn't mount, I carpet taped mine (basically double sided tape.).
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wow can i see a picture of this?
Also my side fan and roof fan ticker sometimes and if i poke the side panel and roof the ticker subsides. Must be vibration. Anything i can do to keep it at bay? It comes and luckely goes. But yeah let me see the "carpet tape" job. Thanks buddy
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post #9 of 15
a sponge might stop the vibration, i used one in my sister in laws comp for the hdd, cut strips and placed between the brackets, try with the fan in the corner
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BradleyW View Post
wow can i see a picture of this?
Also my side fan and roof fan ticker sometimes and if i poke the side panel and roof the ticker subsides. Must be vibration. Anything i can do to keep it at bay? It comes and luckely goes. But yeah let me see the "carpet tape" job. Thanks buddy
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I actually can't get access to it right now as it's the computer I'm posted on and my side panel(where the wires go) it literally FLYS off when open it lol so many wires and it's a modular psu.

Anyways, basically it fits up top and you lay carpet tape down on the sides of the rails and just stick it on there. Pretty ghetto but it works.

Could probably use the corsair fan near the PSU area at the bottom if it fits. If you have aftermarket fans that is.

No idea about the ticking, maybe try to remount it? just take it off and put it back.

Edit: Also my haf x is indeed audible, Most is from the GT in push pull, I have a fan controller so i can turn them off. When the noise annoys me i turn them down to 7 volts and then they are completely silent.

Also might wanna make sure the panel is seated correctly mine catches for instance.
Edited by luvsan - 3/24/11 at 4:04pm
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