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HP case mods

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Hey there, I just found one of my old HP case and I was just wondering who have/had mod a HP case before?
 
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#4
i've not seen a HP mod but i have seen some older dell XPS mods.

im currently using a gateway FX case slightly modded with a few extra fans. nothing major yet.
 
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I want to know how to cut the top to add more fans.
 

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I want to know how to cut the top to add more fans.
Hole saw. Thing is, the case is pretty bad. I have one at work and the metal is thin and flimsy.
 
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Hole saw. Thing is, the case is pretty bad. I have one at work and the metal is thin and flimsy.
Yeah, it only have 1 exhaust fan and none intake fan
 

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can be modded with limitations. You can actually make the hole for fans at top and from with Hole saw or even with a grinder (if your good at it)

a similar guide for you is here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7wGlWZ24QsE

more over you can paint it to other color with vinyl job and install a side windows as well or perhaps turbine fans. It all depends how you work it out with your creativity
 
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can be modded with limitations. You can actually make the hole for fans at top and from with Hole saw or even with a grinder (if your good at it)

a similar guide for you is here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7wGlWZ24QsE

more over you can paint it to other color with vinyl job and install a side windows as well or perhaps turbine fans. It all depends how you work it out with your creativity
thanks