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do fan filters work? will they slow down airflow? and which one are the best 120mm fan filters? thanks ...
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Panty hose! That works, I know it for a fact! lol
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I don't think they significantly reduce airflow. I had bought filters from these guys when I had my Antec 900, and they worked great!
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post #4 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by -javier- View Post
do fan filters work? will they slow down airflow? and which one are the best 120mm fan filters? thanks ...
1. yes
2. yes
3. there are different 120mm filters out there. IMO the best ones currently available are the wave mesh type
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Mosquito netting works great, and the air flow is still very good!
 
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Yeah, they help a good amount, although dust still gets in.
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lol no matter how much dust filters you have, there will always be dust, just less of it i gues
   
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post #8 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by chinesethunda View Post
lol no matter how much dust filters you have, there will always be dust, just less of it i gues
well, that really depends... if you mod your case to accept a HEPA filter,(in a positive pressure case configuration) you will have both high airflow AND "clean room environment" quality air inside your case. with air THAT clean, the inside of your case will never require cleaning. only the filters need to be cleaned/replaced when it gets dirty. I doubt you'll even see any dust on your fan/heatsink after a year or 2 of operation.

an example of how clean the air is with a HEPA filter, that's what hospitals use for surgical room or what intel/AMD use in their wafer factory
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I know with exceptions like that it's possible. But shelling out money for such a filter might be out of reach

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