Our next step was to get some air flow into the this box. Things heat up when your fragging away in a room with a dozen or more computers. Simplest way we know, cut a blow hole.
From our review of PCMods Fan Grills, we already have detailed the way to attach some nice grills on our blow holes. There is no extra fan fixture on the back of this case, so the best we could do was create one on the top. There are already 2 80mm fans in the bottom front of the case, but we decided not to mess with those. I think having a front intake on this case makes it look like it has a gaping front mouth. Kind of awkward in my opinion.
The steps we took for creating this monster, are as follows. You will need the basic drill and dremel.
- Pencil in the hole and outline of the grill using the grill itself
- Masking tape the edges to prevent jerk movements
- Drill the corner holes
- Dremel cut the circle
- Should take no more than 10-15 minutes
Here is our finished product, simple and sweet. Lets out the hot rising air and looks swank at the same time.