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i want to know if there is any way to make my comps innter temp lower by doing something easy, i dot want to but another heat sink fan thig, but iw as wondering if i put a pice of copper in there would it help? like i would make it look like a fan, (when u fold paper into a fan) it would then absorbe some heat right??
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Howdy:

How many case fans are installed??

If you put one in the front sucking air in and one in the back blowing air out, that will help quite a bit..

Also, make sure the existing fans and heatsinks are clean and dust free including the PSU fan..

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i got 2 fans.. one blows to to the CPU and the other it for the power supply. both are blowing outward. i made a pice of metal that i think could sujkc in heat but im not sure..... i have 1 more fan i could use. its from ,y xbox.
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Not enough.. all you have is the VERY bare minimum and less than what comes standard on most systems now..

You NEED a couple of case fans.. If you don't know what they are or how to mount them, it would be worth your while and pocketbook to have them installed for you asap!!

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so i think i should put in my xbox fan...i dont know where to plug it in tho...
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Bad idea, considering xboxs are notoriously bad cooling you might not want to use the cooling from it, also fans wear down, and considering they are ridiculously cheap(under a fiver a fan for 92mm and 5 to 10 for large 120mm) you should just go to your local PC shop and buy some proper PC fans. Besides isnt it just low rpm 60mms on an xbox not ideal cooling.
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i got my xbox fan going al like 300 mms because i have a unleashed X thing on there. im going to go to my town pc shop and but the fastest fan i can! i dont really trust me pc shop tho, i took my computer in there once ti get it formated, it look them three days. i went there took it back nothing had changed and i did it my self in like 20 minets....
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A fans a fan you just go in and ask for xxx fan (i dont know what your case can handle so youll have to check, 120mm fans are the best if your case has the mounts and the room for them then its the 92mm fans and finally the 80mms.)
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i checked and there are zero open fan things. should i cut a hole in the case? i think thats what ill do.
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A case with no fan mounts that seems unlikely what is the case and where did you get it. Also you can just cut holes you need to drill the mounts first then make the fan opening and get a grill for it, if you have a case with no fan mounts it would probably be easier just to get a better case.
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this is the only grillish thing where a fan could go but i dont think they make fans that size. its a dell case and Posted Image

Edited by tom_beach22, 12 April 2006 - 06:43 PM.

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