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Cooling in a place that is not normally cooled!!!!

post #1 of 19
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I have had thes 2 92mm fans lining around & though that my rig could use them!!!!

1st zip tie them togather!!!!


2nd zip tie to ware you them in my case where i needed them!!!


Now I'm done & I can enjoy them!!!


I hope this gives you an idea on some additional places for cooling!!!
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post #2 of 19
i'm guessing CPU temps dropped around 4 C?
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post #3 of 19
just did somthing like this on my roomate's antec 902. looks nice have you seen a diff in cooling?
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post #4 of 19
The only issue is that you are using 92MM fans... lol you could fit a 140mm fan there just fine alot less noise....
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post #5 of 19
I did this too, but stuck them at the front so it blew fresh air
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post #6 of 19
Cheers on the mod. Most people will put a 120mm or 140mm there to create a negative pressure under the CD drive (so air is sourced through the front of the case), but your setup will still help airflow a little. Easy mod for the minimal cost of a couple zipties!
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post #7 of 19
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Yea, you wouldn't believe how much a few more fans in your case will help your Rig run faster!
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post #8 of 19
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Quote:
Originally Posted by joelmartinez View Post
i'm guessing CPU temps dropped around 4 C?
It also helps with your card & RAM temps, too!
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post #9 of 19
how much did it drop your GPU temp?
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samsung spinpoint f3 500gb agility 3 120gb some loud samsung archon (stock) 
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post #10 of 19
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Quote:
Originally Posted by joelmartinez View Post
how much did it drop your GPU temp?
Between 5-10
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