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off or on?

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i recently change the acrylic windows on my case but really is it better to have the window off or on?

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post #2 of 7
if your temps are fine then leave it on. Less dust
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post #3 of 7
less dust, and if set correctly, case on is better for a more direct air vacuum.
    
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post #4 of 7
well there's always going to be more dust w/ it off

but sometimes you do get better temps w/ it on, it just depends on the air flow/pressure setup in your case

just try it both ways..
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i am always cleaning my computer every 2 week, ill try it both ways and see which one gives better temps.
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post #6 of 7
Very classy case. Leave it on!
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