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Here are some of the parts that will be used. They include 2 80mm Evercool fans (only one is pictured), fan grills, fan filter assembily, Dremel tool and an assortment of cut-off wheels.
This is a shot inside the case. Here you can see the area I am trying to vent and what is causing some of the heat.
In this photo you can see the Global Win P328H heatsinks that I choose for this computer. The heatsinks do a good job of keeping the processors cool but unless you can get the heated air out they don't do a bit of good.
The inside of the case with all the components removed. It is very important to remove all electronic equipment when preforming case modifications. The small metal pieces can cause shorts and destroy your equipment. You can see I still haven't removed the power supply. In this picture and the pictures below you will see the stock placement for fans. Since the case mfg. does not expect everybody to install additional fans they cut the cost of custom fan grills design what you see here. Unfortuanaly these provisions do not flow very well when additional fans are installed.