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Old 11-22-2006, 08:40 AM   #1 (permalink)
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My GPU gets too hot I need a cooling solution. I want to have a fan putting air in and an exhast fan at the back (hopefully) expelling hot air. I cannot ruin the front of my pretty case so was wondering if it would be effective cutting a mounting in the side of the case to house the intake fan? It would blow directly on to the processor. Would this work?


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Old 11-22-2006, 08:54 AM   #2 (permalink)
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yes that would be an effective way of getting some airflow. i've done this mod quite a few times myself. personally i favour a dremel or a high speed rotary tool with a cutting disc, however that takes a bit of practice. i hear it can be done with a hole saw though i've never had any luck with that.

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Old 11-22-2006, 10:02 AM   #3 (permalink)
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PC airflow and heat - a cooling guide
I only can get the pictures to show up in IE and not firefox.
Anyways this shows many different fan setups and they test them all to show you the best methods of keeping the case cool.

Best guide I know of. well there is another I like but i can't find it in may bookmarks lol
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