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Old 10-31-2006, 11:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default I added a window fan...

I had one window fan already, but I wanted to add another 80mm to help cool my video card.

I used an 1/8" carbide cutter attached to my dremel to cut the hole. I put like 3 layers of masking tape crossing eachother on both sides. It didn't leave one crack or anything in the plexiglass, so that's good.

I know it's not very round, lol, but I did the best I could.





It may not be very pretty, but it dropped my videocard board temp about 10*C, and dropped the GPU like 6 - 8*C at idle, I haven't tested full load yet.


What do you think?
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Nice job, it doesnt look bad at all, i myself need to change my case fans because of this crappy airflow
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Speaking of crappy airflow, that bottom fan doesn't move air nearly as fast as the top fan. Weird, because it came out of a powersupply...
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all my case fans suck.. never go with raidmax...... i'm looking to buy 3 silverstone fans when my check rolls in.. i found some 100+ CFM fans... so that should help alot... because a scythe ninja is crap useless without good airflow
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Wow! It dropped the GPU temp about 14*C!

It used to max around 88*C, today it maxed at 74*C after a few hours of BF2.
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Thats pretty high max you got there. I thought AMD's ran cooler?
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He's talking about his video card temperature, not his cpu.
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Thats pretty high max you got there. I thought AMD's ran cooler?
He said GPU not CPU thats similar temps to my 7600GT
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He's talking about his video card temperature, not his cpu.
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i have that same case, CrazeD (or at least the same brand with the same innards and side window). i've always thought another window fan could be beneficial, but wasn't sure it'd be worth it. it appears it just might be!
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