Instructables: exploring - technology - computers - computer - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:05:37 PDT BLOX v1.01 Dummy Monitor for Photo Shoots and Product Demos http://www.instructables.com/id/Dummy-Monitor-for-Photo-Shoots-and-Product-Demos/
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Tue, 17 Apr 2012 11:31:03 PDT
How to make an Ergonomic USB Mouse (Ergo Mouse) - made from Styrofoam http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Ergonomic-USB-Mouse-Ergo-Mouse-/
How to make an Ergonomic USB Mouse (Ergo Mouse) - made from Styrofoam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/RTZR/HI3TRW13/FQ5RTZRHI3TRW13.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/RTZR/HI3TRW13/FQ5RTZRHI3TRW13.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/RTZR/HI3TRW13/FQ5RTZRHI3TRW13.SMALL.jpg Hey Jude Hello! If you have ever found yourself getting tired hands/wrists while using a computer Mouse (sometimes it even leads to RSI - Repetitive Strain Injury), or you wished you could just open up that mouse and re-arrange all the functional components just the way you wanted, so it felt great to use -...
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 08:37:08 PDT
The Cardboard Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Cardboard-Computer/
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Thu, 28 Feb 2013 08:14:09 PST
Running 3 monitors by installing second PCI Express card http://www.instructables.com/id/Running-3-monitors-by-installing-second-PCI-Expres/
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Sat, 23 Feb 2013 22:24:30 PST
wireless mouse in a nes gamepad 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/wireless-mouse-in-a-nes-gamepad-3/
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Sun, 16 Dec 2012 05:17:01 PST
Building POF home user network http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-POF-home-user-network/
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Thu, 13 Dec 2012 07:06:10 PST
How to turn a Millennium Falcon into a PC! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-turn-a-Millennium-Falcon-into-a-PC/
How to turn a Millennium Falcon into a PC! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/K8DQ/H9G0W8BC/FU6K8DQH9G0W8BC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/K8DQ/H9G0W8BC/FU6K8DQH9G0W8BC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/K8DQ/H9G0W8BC/FU6K8DQH9G0W8BC.SMALL.jpg BradJordan I wanted to build a unique computer to hook up to my TV to watch movies. I searched the Internet for a while trying to get an idea of what I could make it out of and finally ran across the 1979 Kenner Millennium Falcon. While I was searching I found only a few other people that have modded this, one...
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Sat, 17 Nov 2012 01:24:07 PST
Podpadstudios. R2D2 Computer Case Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Podpadstudios-R2D2-Computer-Case-Mod/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/A37Q/H94ZAPEM/F0KA37QH94ZAPEM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/A37Q/H94ZAPEM/F0KA37QH94ZAPEM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/A37Q/H94ZAPEM/F0KA37QH94ZAPEM.SMALL.jpg podpadstudios R2D2  Computer http://www.podpadstudios.co.uk I have a bit of a passion for building unusual computer cases and have spent many years trying to come up with different types of designs. I have always wanted to make a full size R2D2. Combining my desire to make a full size R2D2 and computer modding re...
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Mon, 5 Nov 2012 13:36:05 PST
Repair mouse with double click problem http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-mouse-with-double-click-problem/
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Mon, 14 May 2012 00:19:40 PDT
How to Build an 8-Bit Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-an-8-Bit-Computer/
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Thu, 3 May 2012 23:17:17 PDT
Lock your computer CPU with Handheld Key http://www.instructables.com/id/Lock-your-computer-CPU-with-Handheld-Key/
Lock your computer CPU with Handheld Key - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/HLAD/H18FJU5E/FJGHLADH18FJU5E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/HLAD/H18FJU5E/FJGHLADH18FJU5E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/HLAD/H18FJU5E/FJGHLADH18FJU5E.SMALL.jpg kumaran512 Prevent unauthorized access to ur PC by keeping ur CPU locked at home or office. Follow the simple steps, Level: Beginner Tools Required ''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''' 1.Key operated switch (50INR 1USD) 2. Jumper wires (From Scrap) 3. Terminal Connector (From Scrap) Drilling and...
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Fri, 20 Apr 2012 00:51:58 PDT
PC-TV Hidden Computer in a Drawer for your Television http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-TV-Computer-in-a-Drawer-for-your-Television/
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Fri, 6 Apr 2012 14:31:26 PDT
From metal heater to computer http://www.instructables.com/id/From-metal-heater-to-computer/
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Mon, 19 Mar 2012 05:57:48 PDT
Eliminate Standby Power with a Desktop Power Switch! http://www.instructables.com/id/Eliminate-Standby-Power-with-a-Desktop-Power-Switc/
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Sun, 10 May 2009 18:05:15 PDT
Vintage Radio Computer Tower. http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Radio-Computer-Tower/
Vintage Radio Computer Tower. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/EYAU/GW4I0PHG/F22EYAUGW4I0PHG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/EYAU/GW4I0PHG/F22EYAUGW4I0PHG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/EYAU/GW4I0PHG/F22EYAUGW4I0PHG.SMALL.jpg longwinters This was a fun project because it was quite easy, when the case was done all you had to do was add the doo dads and you get a fun looking housing for your tower. The work involved took about 40 hours about 6 were wasted on some stuff I decided to reject as unacceptable. The Radio dial is a home co...
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Tue, 13 Dec 2011 21:02:14 PST
How to make a tablet pc from an old laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-tablet-pc-from-an-old-laptop/
How to make a tablet pc from an old laptop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/ZUVU/GVOX0X0J/F7YZUVUGVOX0X0J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/ZUVU/GVOX0X0J/F7YZUVUGVOX0X0J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/ZUVU/GVOX0X0J/F7YZUVUGVOX0X0J.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen Check out my other projects: Xbox Hackintosh casemod And DIY Spy phone In this project i used an old Fujitsu Siemens life book S series laptop. It has got a 1 Ghz processor and 256 Mb ram, (not sure about the graphic card but i know its between 8-32 Mb). In this instructable i will show how t...
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Tue, 6 Dec 2011 06:05:49 PST
LED Computer Case Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Computer-Case-Lighting/
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Tue, 14 Jun 2011 22:54:19 PDT
Computer Time Travel: Using a BBS Over the Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Time-Travel-Using-a-BBS-Over-the-Phone/
Computer Time Travel: Using a BBS Over the Phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/RFKU/GMFGW00Q/FXFRFKUGMFGW00Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/RFKU/GMFGW00Q/FXFRFKUGMFGW00Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/RFKU/GMFGW00Q/FXFRFKUGMFGW00Q.SMALL.jpg 0Ihavenousername0 Over thirty years ago, before the internet and before the first PC, something small started that would greatly effect the history of modern communications and computers. This was the Bulletin Board System, which over time would link together the world and lay the foundation for the way we use compu...
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Tue, 12 Apr 2011 17:19:39 PDT
Duct Tape 20 Sided Computer Server http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-20-Sided-Computer-Server/
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Sun, 28 Nov 2010 23:28:08 PST
USB Typewriter http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Typewriter/
USB Typewriter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/EOIT/H0A000TJ/FDDEOITH0A000TJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/EOIT/H0A000TJ/FDDEOITH0A000TJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/EOIT/H0A000TJ/FDDEOITH0A000TJ.SMALL.jpg jackzylkin NOTE: These instructions are somewhat dated. The instructable shown on this page actually explains the installation of our older, manually soldered kit. Many customers still prefer this older manual soldering kit because they simply enjoy soldering. However, there is now a much simpler, solder-...
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Sat, 28 Aug 2010 22:31:02 PDT
Build a Birch and Mahogany Home Theater PC http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Birch-and-Mahogany-Home-Theater-PC/
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Wed, 7 Jul 2010 19:57:36 PDT
Build a Nintendo NES PC http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Nintendo-NES-PC/
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Mon, 12 Feb 2007 08:53:21 PST
Repair a Broken Ethernet Plug http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-a-Broken-Ethernet-Plug/
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Sat, 12 Sep 2009 16:53:11 PDT
Computer liquid cooling with Car parts! http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-liquid-cooling-with-Car-parts/
Computer liquid cooling with Car parts! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/HCWC/G7DY7UGZ/F57HCWCG7DY7UGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/HCWC/G7DY7UGZ/F57HCWCG7DY7UGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/HCWC/G7DY7UGZ/F57HCWCG7DY7UGZ.SMALL.jpg hivoltage This Instructable will document how to build an external liquid cooling system for a computer based around an automotive heater core. This Instructable is really more of a guide than a set of instructions to create a duplicate system. Make yours as flashy or utilitarian as you desire. Gather mate...
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Fri, 9 Apr 2010 00:37:35 PDT
"Turn your Dead PC into an Aquarium" http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-your-Dead-PC-into-an-Aquarium/
"Turn your Dead PC into an Aquarium" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/7E00/G619L50O/FZR7E00G619L50O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/7E00/G619L50O/FZR7E00G619L50O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/7E00/G619L50O/FZR7E00G619L50O.SMALL.jpg pbecker83 What to do with a dead outdated PC??? Turn it into an Aquarium! I had an old outdated dead PC laying around and seeing how I wasn't using it for anything I decided to turn it into an aquarium. For a long time now I always wanted to somehow get a real aquarium into a  PC.  It all started when I foun...
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Sun, 28 Feb 2010 10:45:24 PST
Better Computing Through Velcro: Make Your Laptop A Dock For External HDD's http://www.instructables.com/id/Better-Computing-Through-Velcro-Make-Your-Laptop-/
Better Computing Through Velcro: Make Your Laptop A Dock For External HDD's - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/58B8/G5FR01ED/F2358B8G5FR01ED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/58B8/G5FR01ED/F2358B8G5FR01ED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/58B8/G5FR01ED/F2358B8G5FR01ED.SMALL.jpg thread_soul THE PROBLEM: There's rarely a safe and convenient place to put a portable external hard drive when using a laptop in a mobile, non-desk situation. Example:  You're working on your laptop and want to back up some files or work on some media that you have stored on an external drive.  You pull it ou...
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Wed, 10 Feb 2010 21:37:55 PST
Adding a computer to your car (CarPuter) http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-a-computer-to-your-car-CarPuter/
Adding a computer to your car (CarPuter) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/71DB/G33OQH5J/FSV71DBG33OQH5J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/71DB/G33OQH5J/FSV71DBG33OQH5J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/71DB/G33OQH5J/FSV71DBG33OQH5J.SMALL.jpg macgeek Check out my NEWEST INSTRUCTABLE a iPhone / Facetime Doorbell security system! http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-9000-The-ULTIMATE-Doorbell/ [Featured in the February 7th Newsletter!] I did this project several years ago, and posted it on MP3Car.com I have learned alot about carputing and th...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2009 20:57:22 PST
Dewalt Tool Box PC http://www.instructables.com/id/Dewalt-Tool-Box-PC/
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Thu, 30 Jul 2009 19:38:19 PDT
Turn Your Old CRT Computer Monitor Into A Fish Tank ! ! ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-Old-CRT-Computer-Moniter-Into-A-Fish-Tan/
Turn Your Old CRT Computer Monitor Into A Fish Tank ! ! ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/GPOB/F3KLNV83/FVHGPOBF3KLNV83.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/GPOB/F3KLNV83/FVHGPOBF3KLNV83.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/GPOB/F3KLNV83/FVHGPOBF3KLNV83.SMALL.jpg mcanderson76 Talk about a great screen saver! I've been wanting to do this build for a while now. Just about every time I see and old CRT computer monitor by the side of the road on trash day I think to myself ...that would sure make a cool looking fish tank. So here is my first attempt at turning and old comput...
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Sun, 1 Jul 2007 23:05:18 PDT
How To Disassemble a Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Disassemble-a-Computer/
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By: Arbitror

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Sat, 9 May 2009 14:05:07 PDT
foot operated computer mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/foot-operated-computer-mouse/
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Thu, 9 Apr 2009 14:06:03 PDT
How-to: Build A PC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-A-PC/
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By: Flea

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Tue, 10 Mar 2009 15:40:13 PDT
Clean A Computer Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-A-Computer-Keyboard/
Clean A Computer Keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/U1NZ/FRXWGN5Y/FEOU1NZFRXWGN5Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/U1NZ/FRXWGN5Y/FEOU1NZFRXWGN5Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/U1NZ/FRXWGN5Y/FEOU1NZFRXWGN5Y.SMALL.jpg nasmatt This instructable will show you how to clean up a dirty computer keyboard Materials *Dirty keyboard (green)*2nd keyboard or picture for reference to key location*Flathead screwdriver*Plastic bowl (or other bowl to clean the keys)*Paper Towel*Old Toothbrush (that can be thrown away after) Cleani...
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Sat, 7 Mar 2009 12:41:14 PST
Computer Case Mods http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Case-Mods/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/M4X3/FP9CTHCC/FD2M4X3FP9CTHCC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/M4X3/FP9CTHCC/FD2M4X3FP9CTHCC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/M4X3/FP9CTHCC/FD2M4X3FP9CTHCC.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides There's no two ways about it, most computer cases are boring. The projects in this guide are all awesome things that you can do to your computer case to make them better, so, pull out the power cord, bust open that case, and start hacking, etching and lighting away! Computer Mod This is my very ...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2009 16:32:13 PST
Raving out your Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Raving-out-your-Computer/
Raving out your Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/YWX1/FH5G9RM6/FLEYWX1FH5G9RM6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/YWX1/FH5G9RM6/FLEYWX1FH5G9RM6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/YWX1/FH5G9RM6/FLEYWX1FH5G9RM6.SMALL.jpg itstemo1 The video of this Mod READ ME FIRST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! READ ME FIRST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! READ ME FIRST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! READ ME FIRST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 3/1/10 I just reorder some new parts to fix some of the problems that i have. Please don't try to work on this till I am finish ...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2008 10:50:21 PDT
How to Watercool a PC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Watercool-a-PC/
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By: CowGuy

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Sun, 20 Jan 2008 23:58:39 PST
Coca-Cola Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Coca-Cola-Computer/
Coca-Cola Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/DO72/FBHXD5TC/FPWDO72FBHXD5TC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/DO72/FBHXD5TC/FPWDO72FBHXD5TC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/DO72/FBHXD5TC/FPWDO72FBHXD5TC.SMALL.jpg Romado12187 This is a PC case built out of Coca-Cola merchandise. The computer's components came from a Dell Dimension 8500. If you attempt to do this on your own, be extra careful when cutting the aluminum cans, the edges are incredibly sharp. The computer is slightly exposed to the outside, but I use the comp...
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Sun, 20 Jan 2008 12:55:54 PST
DIY CD/DVD 5.25" Bay PC computer cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CDDVD-5.25-Bay-cooler/
DIY CD/DVD 5.25" Bay PC computer cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/9EUN/F7PCMZU8/FPE9EUNF7PCMZU8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/9EUN/F7PCMZU8/FPE9EUNF7PCMZU8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/9EUN/F7PCMZU8/FPE9EUNF7PCMZU8.SMALL.jpg DIYSlacker If your computer is getting too hot or if you need a better way to cool your hard drive you can peek into my project and use if for your case! This is an 8cm fan fit into 2 of your case's original CD drive masking pannels. You can install hard drives behind the fan using 5.25" to 3.5" adapters. To...
By: DIYSlacker

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Thu, 18 Oct 2007 17:35:32 PDT
How to Build A Custom PC: The Complete n0ob's Guide to Building a Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-A-Custom-PC%3a-The-Complete-n0ob-s-Guid/
How to Build A Custom PC: The Complete n0ob's Guide to Building a Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/AVT5/F5LD3QRS/FKXAVT5F5LD3QRS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/AVT5/F5LD3QRS/FKXAVT5F5LD3QRS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/AVT5/F5LD3QRS/FKXAVT5F5LD3QRS.SMALL.jpg technick29 This Instructable will take you through the basic steps of building a computer. What you will need for this is:~Computer Case~Power supply (if not included with case)~Motherboard~Processor~Hard Drive~CD Rom drive/DVD Rom drive/Floppy Drive~Modem/Ethernet card/Wireless card~Monitor~RAM~Extra Fans (i...
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Thu, 7 Jun 2007 19:24:49 PDT
$3 Computer CPU Intake Fan Duct http://www.instructables.com/id/%243-Computer-CPU-Intake-Fan-Duct/
$3 Computer CPU Intake Fan Duct - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/INND/F4JUPEVK/FKIINNDF4JUPEVK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/INND/F4JUPEVK/FKIINNDF4JUPEVK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/INND/F4JUPEVK/FKIINNDF4JUPEVK.SMALL.jpg frazeeg Having a intake duct straight from the side of your computer case into the CPU fan can give you much better cooling than any other (air) cooling option. Instead of using air taken in from a front port, which has time to warm up from other components, the duct sucks in fresh air from the outside env...
By: frazeeg

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Thu, 26 Jul 2007 12:19:09 PDT