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Originally Posted by lone1dog View Post

Hey I asked the same question when I built mine an a dude told to use dryer sheets I change them every couple of weeks and they smell good too. I cant believe how much they catch.

dryer sheets are very constrictive. there are other better options out there.
post #22 of 28
Case with this amount of mesh panels and fans will be a dust magnet, it is normal.
post #23 of 28
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Originally Posted by psyclum View Post

dryer sheets are very constrictive. there are other better options out there.

Dryer sheets are not constrictive at all. Using 1 sheet there is no difference in airflow lose.
2 sheets, slight lose, but not enough to really affect it.

I've been using 2 sheets for over a year now. Internal temps have been quite low.
    
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Dryer sheets are not constrictive at all. Using 1 sheet there is no difference in airflow lose.
2 sheets, slight lose, but not enough to really affect it.
I've been using 2 sheets for over a year now. Internal temps have been quite low.

For the cost of a dryer sheet and the fact they have worked fine for me too. Very cost effective for a poor boy. The comment on an air cleaner placed near the puter ,not next to the puter will make it much better. I tape 1 sheet on the bottom open vent, pull the front off and place them from top to bottom. I am a light smoker and man the tar and dirt they catch makes me want to stop smoking at all and thankfull it didnt get in side my puter. smile.gif
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Liquid cooling.

And the fact that most water cooling set ups have more fans than an air cooling setup? rolleyes.gif
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Originally Posted by Lord Xeb View Post

Um..... k?

Just regularly clean the case.

Ever 2 weeks I clean my rad and once every month I clean everything.

Same here. I take my cases out on the front or back porch and place them on a chair every couple weeks and blast
the dust into the wind.
Canned air is only like 5-7 bucks. And when I vacuum, every so often I'll run the an attachment across the PC vents.
Helps tons!
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post #27 of 28
The HAF has really bad screens that dont do a good job at all.
Buy some new screens for it.

Also, The more air your case moves, the dustier it gets.
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post #28 of 28
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The HAF has really bad screens that dont do a good job at all.
Buy some new screens for it.
Also, The more air your case moves, the dustier it gets.

True, you can get a lot of good screening out there. But if you're getting it at hardware stores in metal, as in window screens, I'd be
concerned about fraying of the metal and it breaking apart, thus causing a short.
There's other materials available too. I forget what it's called, but it's rubber like - probably the best option (?)

But anyway, 10 minutes tops every 2 weeks to clean.
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