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Stealth Mod ProjectPublished: Wednesday, January 24, 2001 - Modding
This is an interesting project. We decided to make our modifications look as if the factory wanted them that way. The "stock" look if you will. We added a total of 5 fans to this case 2 92mm, 2 80mm and 1 60mm.
The end result was a stealthy looking mod that brought the internal case temperature down 10 degrees!
Lexan Window and Fan InstallPublished: Tuesday, November 7, 2000 - Modding
The first attempt at a case mod was a simple one. I opened up a few problem points to allow a free airflow thought my case. This next mod was in preparation for my new computer. I added a window to show of the insides and fixed the airflow problem that arose in the previous project. In a way by doing this mod I am countering a previous statement I made during the first project, but not completely, I only used 92mm fans.
HDD Cooler InstallationPublished: Saturday, July 8, 2000 - Modding
A simple project of installing a HDD cooler. Recently I upgraded to a 15gig 7200rpm Maxtor Hard Drive to replace the 5gig Western Digital drive that I was going to use in my Linux box (The project will be posted soon). When transferring the O/S and programs to the new drive with Norton Ghost I couldn't help but notice how much heat this drive produced.
Case cutting mod for better coolingPublished: Wednesday, June 28, 2000 - Modding
In this project I take my dual p3 450 machine and open up the fan access holes to allow better airflow. For the project I added 2 Evercool 80mm fans to vent the processor section and accomplished this in such a way as not to destroy the look of the case. The "stock" look if you will. Now granted grilled fan holes poking out of the side and a 120mm "blowhole" cut into the top of the case would be quite impressive, I felt it was a tad overkill for this application.