Inspecting my new 5680 (the version with the DVD drive), I see a space in the front panel that I think is intended for a fan. I’m going to be filling the drive bays by adding a Samsung 860 EVO (SSD) as a boot drive and an older 1.5TB hard drive for backups, and I’m concerned about heat.
Anyone have any info on adding a fan, if necessary, such as size, issues I may encounter controlling it, etc.?
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Looks like 92 mm would work. Try the following link.
As suggested, the spot on the front of the 5680 case is designed to accept a 92mm fan. I bought a Noctua NF-A9 PWM. Successfully installing it wasn’t as simple as I’d hoped (it had to be installed entirely from inside the case), but I managed: