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Old 07-26-2004, 11:20 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I am curious as to whether or not opening up my case and allowing a stationary fan to blow on it would create that much of a difference in temps?
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Old 07-26-2004, 11:30 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Should reduce temperatures if the fan isn't too strong, you don't want to be blowing air away from the computer.
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Old 07-28-2004, 06:25 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I drilled a 3 inch hole in the side panel, at the vid card height installed a 80mm fan and dropped mine 4c.
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Old 07-28-2004, 09:17 PM   #4 (permalink)
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are u saying take off a side panel at use a lage fan cuz if u can handle the noise it would drop the temps tremendously
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Old 07-29-2004, 02:39 AM   #5 (permalink)
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lol are you serious
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thats insane I'll definitely do that since its close to 95 F here in the day...

So having your side panel open with it running won't damage anything?..
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