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Old 02-26-2007, 02:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey everyone, this is a pretty simple question, but I figure since I've never done this before, I'm going to ask the questions, and do it right, with as little guess work as need be. Anyways... This is the situation:

I'll be using this case: http://www.canadacomputers.com/index...082&cid=CS.664

And two of these fans: http://canadacomputers.com/index.php...026&cid=FN.505

Now, as I said, I've never done this before, but I'm hoping to get a nice airflow going through here, having one of the fans intake, and one of them exhaust. So, if anyone has a guide or tips and pointers on how I should do this, then that would be nice . Thanks!
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Are you planning on modding the case, or just adding fans to existing holes?

If you are going to mod it, you're going to need either a Dremel or a hole saw.

If you're adding to existing holes, all you have to do is stick it there, screw it in, and plug it in.
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Likely modding the case. I'm not sure it has any holes already in it for me to place the fans. I've never heard of a Dremel though :S. Hole saw is pretty self-explanatory hehe.
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Dremel ^^^
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Ahhhh, I could get one of those. My dad probably has one handy somewhere. And now for the execution of the plan... Does anyone know how to connect the wires to actually make it work? Thanks!
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You'll either have a 4 pin molex: pic

Or a 3 pin fan connector: pic

For the 4 pin molex, just find an empty one dangling somewhere from your powersupply and plug it in. For the 3 pin fan connector, you'll need to find an empty spot on your motherboard
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Thanks! Shouldn't be too hard to work out then.
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What ever you do you want to make sure the pressure inside the case is more than the pressure outside the case.
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Errr. So should I have both fans blowing in? Or would that limit the airflow?
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Bump. Also, does anyone have a guide on how I should install this fan onto the side of the case? I'm switching the case to this...

case - http://www.canadacomputers.com/index...735&cid=CS.664

fan - http://canadacomputers.com/index.php...681&cid=FN.505

And only adding one fan to the side of the case.

Any help is appreciated . Thanks so far everyone!
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