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Old 12-15-2005, 11:24 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default case mod (56k-get some DSL)

i know its not much but i wanted to post it anyway. i took out the little holes to improve air flow. you will need a dremel, cut off wheels and maybe a half an hour of your time. be carful when cutting as the cutting wheels will get very hot and turn into shrapnal(sp?) so cut a little and then keep the dremel running(it will cool off faster) to cool it off. i may post more later. thanks for looking.

If you have a temp dislay on your case, and wanted to figure out how to change it from F to C, just flip the switch

use a air compressor to clean out whatever is left over


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Old 12-15-2005, 11:59 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I just used tin snip's to cut mine out,Took about 3 minute's to cut both and didn't even have to clean any thing up after

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I used pliers. Did a pretty clean job with the case, but the PSU job was kinda shabby.
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Old 12-15-2005, 10:20 PM   #4 (permalink)
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just did the mod with wire cutters. helped alot with airflow and even more with noise. :thumbs up:

also, removing any decorative fan grilles kills noise on some fans. on my side panel, it lowers noise alot to remove the grille. but in the blowhole fan, it's quieter with it on :shrug:

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i used wire cutters, didnt get a clean job, the dremel slices right thru the metal.

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