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  1. #1
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    adding a 120mm side fan to a clear side case

    Ok I ordered a side panel with a window for my case . This one I ordered has no cut out for a 120mm fan I would like to add . Sufgestions on a way to do this and make it look good as I just dont want to cut thru the window . mabe some kind of trim that would work or something ?
    here is my curent case
    http://www.coolermaster.com/product.php?product_id=6821
    and I bought a special side panel from coolermaster to fit this
    http://www.coolermaster.com/product.php?product_id=6823

    newbie on case modding here !
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    Re: adding a 120mm side fan to a clear side case

    I'll be watching even though I don't believe I need more coooling I have nearly the same case http://www.coolermaster.com/product.php?product_id=6693

    They don't have a window side panel for mine.
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    Re: adding a 120mm side fan to a clear side case

    I don't have a ton of experience on this topic, but my feeling would be a hole saw run at low speed to prevent melting the acrylic. You could then cover with some kind of fan grate/grill to make it look properly finished.


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