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Its a 72 mm and I have an antec 300, and the closest homedepot/lowes/ace is forever away. I am sure I can cut holes where I need them without losing standoffs, I was just wondering if anyone has cut oversized cable management hole in their 300s, or any case for that matter. the only problem I foresee is that the holes will overlap against the mobo, so the wires my pull on the mobo, but I don't think it will be a huge deal. Suggestions, thoughts? Severe discouragement?
 

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i cut a few holes in my antec twelve hundred never had any issues
 

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What size?
 

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i know its dirty im getting ready to strip it and scrap it


 
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Mine is only a 3 inch circle, so do you think I could make cuts in the same places and it would still work out?
 

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does your case have the same layout? do you have access to a jigsaw?
 

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It has the same layout, but all I have is literally just a normal drill
 

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where u wanting to put the holes? under the mobo so there hidden?
 

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no discouragement from me....Swiss cheese away!

I punch holes and mount fans behind the chipsets (both NB and SB), memory and CPU......
 

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I'm planniny holes next to the psu, on top for the cpu power, maybe one for front panel, and maybe one for drive bays. But it looks like im ok so I'm going to live up to my builds name and start cutting it open!
 

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go for it,just dont cut your finger off with the hole saw...it hurts trust me
 

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Thanks for the advice, maybe ill wear gloves? or a bullet proof vest (doesnt help my hand though...) I can imagine though. Anyway, pics to come!!
 
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if you got a harbor freight near you could go to them, theyre so cheap too. You can always order from them online if theyre far away