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Old 06-23-2004, 01:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have used all my fan slots and was wondering if i could add a fan to the side of my case? It has a window there and i'm not sure if the i think its acrylic will crack if i were to drill a hole into it.
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lol only one way to find out for sure....
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Old 06-23-2004, 02:44 PM   #3 (permalink)
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do you need another fan??? If you drill acrylic it will probably crack.
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No, i don't "need" another fan but i would like to have one blowing on the Vid card. It gets quite hot.
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get a pci fan if you have to. many people here dont like em but theyre better than nothing.
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Why wouldn't you like PCI Fans?
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If you have any little fans laying around you can build your own card cooler,Thats if you have any open pci slots.
I built my cooler in around 10 mins.
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IT might crack. If you get a whole saw. Set the door on top of a piece of styrofoam and drill slowly making sure you not going crooked or applying too much force you should be okay. Depends on the case i know antec uses pretty think plexi glass that might not crack as easily when raidmax is like 1/50 of an inch thick. Oh but attaching the fan might be hard because you have to drill atleast 2 holes to attach the screws. I would give it a try.
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An easy way to drill into anything without chipping or cracking it is to put a strip or two of tape right on top of where your going to drill.

Or at least that works most of the time
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ALSO>><<<<< 1 more thing, you gotta go at a fast speed. You may need to put some lubricating fluid on the saw beucase if you dont, the acrylic may melt. I was reading about how to cut it. They said that every 2-4 cuts u make with the saw, put some more lubricating fluid on it. But i would just put some on just to keep safe.
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