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Old 11-29-2011, 03:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello, I have an aprevia X-discovery case that's outfitted with 2 80mm fans up front, 1 80mm fan at the side and the 120mm rear exhaust fan.

I was looking into ways of improving the cooling, and was thinking if it would be feasible to drill a bigger hole in the side window to fit a bigger fan (180, 200mm).

I have the two front blowing inward, and the other two blowing outward. I am not sure if this is proper. also, the side fan is right in front of the graphics card, so would it be more beneficial to have that fan blow inward?

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Old 11-29-2011, 05:34 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Might be a good idea to whip up a quick paint sketch to help us understand.

But yes to the fan by the gpu blowing in.

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Checkout some of these guides

PC Case Mod Guides, How Tos, Dremel, Paint Tutorials and Videos
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