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Yeah took me a wee while of going through all my old fans to find one with similar power draw to the stock fan and low Voltage on ( it starts up at just 3V) and had to be 2 pin power so I could just swap (desolder/resolder) the cables it also had to be a ball bearing fan not of that cheapo sleeve rubish (what a mish) but as I said it was worth it it now works way better than the shitty stock fan ever did
 
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here is some old works
modded two small fans one on the memories and the other one in perfect place i was found it when using GiagaByte Gpower 2 pro cooler which is over CPU block and north mosfets of the motherboard which was Gigabyte P45-UD3P, this fan was really given lower temp performance, i setup thous fans using only double side tape.
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my res mod


works pretty good and cost less than 10 bucks
 

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Very cheap and ghetto...

My brother's psu fan broke (don't ask me how).

He was already running the pc without a side-panel because the case is crappy (It was originally fan-less). And he doesn't care how the tower looks, as long as his games run. :laugh:

In fact he told me he heard a very loud noise inside the tower... but then the noise stopped (sure the fan got jammed) and the pc continued running so he continued gaming... :roll:


PSU with broken fan, before I opened it:


PSU after I opened it and took out the remnants of the fan:


Broke up the fan with a heavy duty wire clipper to get it out (not worth the trouble to get it out intact since it's already broken!) Note new fan already in position under the grille:


PSU nice and fanless....


Fixed a spare 60mm fan I had on a shelf, on the inside of the grille of the PSU... Connected it to motherboard, thanks to Kevinheraiz's suggestion :rockout:


I had to work with tie-clips. The screws wouldn't fit in the grill and PSU body without going through the plastic body of the fan. Here's the PSU with its new fan, fully assembled and ready to be put in pc:


Everything in place now, and some quick wire-management since the pc looked more like Cthulhu than anything else......


And the ultimate ghetto way to run a pc cool without a side-panel, but with a "side-panel" at the same time: All the fresh air goes in, but it's protected against accidental kicking and pets also keep out :laugh::roll::laugh:

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:D :D :D :D :D :D

System specs are a 5000BE, 2GB RAM and 8800GT 512MB on a 1280x1024 monitor.
He's due for an entirely new system very soon.
 
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OMG! HOLY SH-! :eek:
I am so going to try that on one of my computers!! (the net side-panel thing, not the destroyed fan :p)
You're a genius BP! :rockout: :respect:

I'm not sure a 60mm fan will be enough to push out the heat that PSU surely produces.
I know mine (also a LC-Power unit) does need the 140mm fan it has, darn thing heats up quickly. :ohwell:
 

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JP! This is what you need for a side panel!

 

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i have mesh as my temp ghetto side panel as well :p
 
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I'm not sure a 60mm fan will be enough to push out the heat that PSU surely produces.
I know mine (also a LC-Power unit) does need the 140mm fan it has, darn thing heats up quickly. :ohwell:
His had a 120mm fan, but I think it'll manage. He already gamed (Shogun Total War) for long hours the past 3 or 4 days, with the PSU fan jammed..
 

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His had a 120mm fan, but I think it'll manage. He already gamed (Shogun Total War) for long hours the past 3 or 4 days, with the PSU fan jammed..
I changed the fan in my old Ultra LSP 650 3 times until I gave it to a friend that let it die from a 4th fan burn out.
 
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My brother's psu fan broke (don't ask me how).

He was already running the pc without a side-panel because the case is crappy (It was originally fan-less). And he doesn't care how the tower looks, as long as his games run. :laugh:

In fact he told me he heard a very loud noise inside the tower... but then the noise stopped (sure the fan got jammed) and the pc continued running so he continued gaming... :roll:


PSU with broken fan, before I opened it:
http://img.techpowerup.org/120403/1878.jpg

PSU after I opened it and took out the remnants of the fan:
http://img.techpowerup.org/120403/2872.jpg

Broke up the fan with a heavy duty wire clipper to get it out (not worth the trouble to get it out intact since it's already broken!) Note new fan already in position under the grille:
http://img.techpowerup.org/120403/1 (2).jpg

PSU nice and fanless....
http://img.techpowerup.org/120403/2 (2).jpg

Fixed a spare 60mm fan I had on a shelf, on the inside of the grille of the PSU...
http://img.techpowerup.org/120403/3.jpg

I had to work with tie-clips. The screws wouldn't fit in the grill and PSU body without going through the plastic body of the fan. Here's the PSU with its new fan, fully assembled and ready to be put in pc:
http://img.techpowerup.org/120403/4863.jpg

Everything in place now, and some quick wire-management since the pc looked more like Cthulhu than anything else......
http://img.techpowerup.org/120403/5544.jpg

And the ultimate ghetto way to run a pc cool without a side-panel, but with a "side-panel" at the same time: All the fresh air goes in, but it's protected against accidental kicking and pets also keep out :laugh::roll::laugh:

.



.



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http://img.techpowerup.org/120403/7.jpg
:D :D :D :D :D :D

System specs are a 5000BE, 2GB RAM and 8800GT 512MB on a 1280x1024 monitor.
He's due for an entirely new system very soon.
I see you used my idea :) I'm glad it came out so well!
 

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I see you used my idea :) I'm glad it came out so well!
Thanks to you. It'd have never entered my mind to power a PSU fan through the mobo otherwise.
:slap: <-- me
 
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Alright, let me find the nearest chicken coop and I'll do it.
I don't think there will be much improvement to the airflow, compared to BP's solution. :ohwell:
I feel a chicken wire trend coming on. :eek:

Let's see who can make a whole case out of the stuff. :D
 
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Well, not the whole chassis, obviously, because it would become structurally fragile, but I can think of some mods that could look cool and not too silly.
 
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All you need to do is throw a hamster wheel in there and it will be complete.
 
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1st: Most of the clips of my zombie 295's cover were broken, zip ties to the rescue

2nd: needed a fan controller for the top fan of my bro's case but didn't have one, solution: wired the fan to a switch with 5v ,12v :D
 

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My brother's psu fan broke (don't ask me how).

He was already running the pc without a side-panel because the case is crappy (It was originally fan-less). And he doesn't care how the tower looks, as long as his games run. :laugh:

In fact he told me he heard a very loud noise inside the tower... but then the noise stopped (sure the fan got jammed) and the pc continued running so he continued gaming... :roll:


PSU with broken fan, before I opened it:
http://img.techpowerup.org/120403/1878.jpg

PSU after I opened it and took out the remnants of the fan:
http://img.techpowerup.org/120403/2872.jpg

Broke up the fan with a heavy duty wire clipper to get it out (not worth the trouble to get it out intact since it's already broken!) Note new fan already in position under the grille:
http://img.techpowerup.org/120403/1 (2).jpg

PSU nice and fanless....
http://img.techpowerup.org/120403/2 (2).jpg

Fixed a spare 60mm fan I had on a shelf, on the inside of the grille of the PSU... Connected it to motherboard, thanks to Kevinheraiz's suggestion :rockout:
http://img.techpowerup.org/120403/3.jpg

I had to work with tie-clips. The screws wouldn't fit in the grill and PSU body without going through the plastic body of the fan. Here's the PSU with its new fan, fully assembled and ready to be put in pc:
http://img.techpowerup.org/120403/4863.jpg

Everything in place now, and some quick wire-management since the pc looked more like Cthulhu than anything else......
http://img.techpowerup.org/120403/5544.jpg

And the ultimate ghetto way to run a pc cool without a side-panel, but with a "side-panel" at the same time: All the fresh air goes in, but it's protected against accidental kicking and pets also keep out :laugh::roll::laugh:

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http://img.techpowerup.org/120403/7.jpg
:D :D :D :D :D :D

System specs are a 5000BE, 2GB RAM and 8800GT 512MB on a 1280x1024 monitor.
He's due for an entirely new system very soon.


awesome work:toast:
 
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ok here is my old best mod....
i was have lga 775 P45 mother board and set on it xigmatic dark night cooler, so i was upgrade my system to 1155 P55 mother board, i found my xigmatic don't have LGA 1155 kit and only way can order this kit from amazon (u know im in IRAQ) so it was not available and in same time it was cost me about 35$ if i ship it so i do my move...

first the front cross have separate too holes for LGA 1366 and LGA 775, i pick up my drill and remove the bump between the two holes cuz the 1155 almost should set between the two holes when bump it's.

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way is clear, now it can set on every socket

now what about back plate ???? it's worst problem cuz it's dam hard block steel can't do anything with it also worried to facked it up and can't fix it anymore, so i was think to find something else something Alternative, i find something which back plate (back plastic in fact) from old crappy LGA 775 cooler, i take and cuz every leg on side cuz it can't set direct (same dark night problem). but cutting was not good quality cuz it was a try first.

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ok next problem is the back of the mother board have Nails of solder which bottom of the I.C's, those solders Prevent to set my cross legs.

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so i pick up my screwdriver worm it on fire and become to Dissolution the bumps in the plastic legs until it's become Hollow.

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so now nails can set under plastic legs.

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so let see if it's work ???

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also do some lapping on the cooler

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and another mod add 2nd fan

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seems it's work time to set it up

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Done this yesterday, don't know if ghetto enough but here it is anyway,

Wanted to "Improve" my 580 so i made a high flow bracket and glued some ram sinks to improve surface area of the black heat spreader, the HS was lapped a few days ago
 

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Done this yesterday, don't know if ghetto enough but here it is anyway,

Wanted to "Improve" my 580 so i made a high flow bracket and glued some ram sinks to improve surface area of the black heat spreader, the HS was lapped a few days ago
how much better are the temps with that mods? :)