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post #11 of 16
That should give you an idea of what the air is like that you breathe everyday...

Filters are good for PCs if you use the correct ones and clean them regularly. It's a lot easier than disassembling the hardware to clean the fans/heatsinks/mobo, etc.
post #12 of 16
I burnt out a psu that way.
    
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OP, I think it's time you picked up a Datavac Electric Duster.
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Yeah but you can't really complain. That's that thin layer of impossible dust on all your components. That thin layer that all got caught on the filter. I bet you still have a couple weeks left before it's too inefficient. kookoo.gif
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I bought a data-vac and blow out my comp weekly. Filters are noisy and restrict too much flow. Oh and they look like that....
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post #16 of 16
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Originally Posted by redsunx View Post

I bet you still have a couple weeks left before it's too inefficient. kookoo.gif

that depends on what kind of static pressure his fan has. on a delta, air will pull through that amount of dust easy. but if he's using some 700RPM ultra quiet fans, forget it:D
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