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I currently own a HAF932 (the first editions with USB2.0) I'm trying to find a way to mod it to have complete dusk filters all around.

Personally I'm fully ready to buy a new case that can solve this issue also, but Ive been yet to see a case with that many filters.
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Originally Posted by Shoulon View Post
I currently own a HAF932 (the first editions with USB2.0) I'm trying to find a way to mod it to have complete dusk filters all around.

Personally I'm fully ready to buy a new case that can solve this issue also, but Ive been yet to see a case with that many filters.
There are a couple of ways to do it. If you want to be cheap then you could go buy some tights/pantyhose and stretch them over all the intakes of the case but under the casing so it doesn't look bad. The other alternative involves you buying retail dust filters that fit in between the fan. OR this..
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Originally Posted by Omegawd View Post
If you want a new case there are quite a few cases that have dust filters on all intakes. The Antec P series (P183 etc.) that I have owned have dust filters on all the intakes and they are easy to release and clean. My current case the Silverstone FT02 also has easily removable dust filters on all the intakes. Many higher end cases/companies make cases with dust filters, look around.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Shoulon View Post
I currently own a HAF932 (the first editions with USB2.0) I'm trying to find a way to mod it to have complete dusk filters all around.

Personally I'm fully ready to buy a new case that can solve this issue also, but Ive been yet to see a case with that many filters.
Problem solved.

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Thanks for the idea.

also what is or are dust filters made from? I like projects so I would go about making my own
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post #5 of 18
Hmmm window tint always filters my dusk lol.
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post #6 of 18
Instead of obstructing your airflow, why don't you just dust it more regularly?

Make it easy on yourself, and pick up one of those Metro Data Vacs for $45 (or whatever they are now). That way you're not blowing through canned air anymore.
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post #7 of 18
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I use a Compresser to blow out all the dust outside. the issue is my room where my computer is located contains a fairly weird amount of dust. it takes about 1week for the front part to fill up and need cleaning. (the front little pop off of the HAF932.)

Edit: also I use water cooling.
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post #8 of 18
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Originally Posted by Shoulon View Post
Thanks for the idea.

also what is or are dust filters made from? I like projects so I would go about making my own
Just any fine fabric will do thats easily washable. Most retail ones are made from nylon/plastic because they are durable and easily washable but if your making it for yourself you can just buy some women's leggings or something cut them up and stretch them over the intakes.
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Originally Posted by Shoulon View Post
I use a Compresser to blow out all the dust outside. the issue is my room where my computer is located contains a fairly weird amount of dust. it takes about 1week for the front part to fill up and need cleaning. (the front little pop off of the HAF932.)
Sounds about right honestly. Mine needs dusted about once a week too.
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post #10 of 18
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Hmmm window tint always filters my dusk lol.

lol i thought the same thing
    
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