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post #31 of 38
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HAF

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Don't really like the look of the full tower HAF series, and the 932(the one in my price range) has no dust filters. I'm not sure though.. I'll keep looking.
post #32 of 38
Honestly dust filters are a bit overrated, just go in once a month for 30 seconds with a can of compressed air and you will never have dust buildup, I personally think dust filters make things worse by cutting air flow then getting jammed with dust quicker than a heatsink would.
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post #33 of 38
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Honestly dust filters are a bit overrated, just go in once a month for 30 seconds with a can of compressed air and you will never have dust buildup, I personally think dust filters make things worse by cutting air flow then getting jammed with dust quicker than a heatsink would.
I almost second this because with my Cooler Master cases (690 II Advanced and HAF 912) I still have some dust inside the case even with the so-called filters.

An investment of this:


MUCH better, powerful and eventually cheaper than cans of compressed air.
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Still standing by my recommendations of the 650d, or the cheaper Fractal R3 or the 500r which is in between.
    
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post #35 of 38
I have a haf x now. Honestly i wouldnt pick another case in the future.

If they ever stopped making them and i lost mine i would have to scour 2nd hand.

In my eyes it really is good. Masses if space and i dont actually think it is too big personally.
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post #36 of 38
I have dust filters. I didn't used to. Dust filters are a nice convenience feature at best. Don't base your case choice around them. You can always grab them aftermarket.

I still recommend the HAF 932.

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post #37 of 38
http://www.overclock.net/computer-ca...f-x-932-a.html

The cooler master haf x owners club. I jsut joined and was looking at some users pictures and was blown away at all of the potential this case brings to the table. I suggest you have a peek at some of them, i believe you will not be displeased. hope this helps!
    
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