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Wondering if Mesh would offer better ventilation than the vented, as the "pores" are smaller and there are more, and I think it would offer better dust collection no?

Though the vented looks more badass.


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post #2 of 12
Nah the vented one's have better airflow, since the air goes through them easier then the mesh.
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post #3 of 12
I used both, vented works a bit better but either will work.
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Oh I guess I should of thought of it more literally in terms of air "flowing" through haha. Thanks will get the vented ones thanks.

Reminds me actually, mesh is worse because it's the same thing for fan filters that are mesh and obstruct air flow but work for dust.

Thanks for reminding.
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why get any? i took all mine out for best air flow. air comes out of those, you dont need them to block dust unless you have negative pressure
   
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why get any? i took all mine out for best air flow. air comes out of those, you dont need them to block dust unless you have negative pressure
This is what I do. You get the second best airflow this way. Best is to get rid of those pillars . . .
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why get any? i took all mine out for best air flow. air comes out of those, you dont need them to block dust unless you have negative pressure
You have figured it all out
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I would cut the pillars like ehume suggested. But I guess i leave them in place just in case i need them for some strange reason lol. but I figure since there's no fan directly blowing against it, there's not much resistance as opposed to usual rear fan grills, speaking of which I am going to get a nibbling tool lol
   
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post #9 of 12
Don't use any. I've had mine removed since the first day I had the case. Waste of airflow potential if you ask me.
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Just get rid of the ones in your case. No air's being sucked in, only air being sucked out...unless you have a negative pressure setup, some dust might get in.
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