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post #1 of 6
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I found a air filter that fit in the front of the case just about perfect. the other thing is the depth is just a little to much. the frame is paper so after some mashing/mangling/ripping. it fits great. I also thought about take the filter out of the paper frame all together, but got lazy tongue.gif

just a heads up for those looking for air filters. it was like $7 at walmart. it is a Holmes brand general purpose filter size G.

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post #2 of 6
Does air actually get pulled through the filter?
Because of the open design of the case I'd think the fans would just pull air from the sides around the filter.

Interesting attempt though.
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post #3 of 6
Filters work for those cases but you are significantly reducing your air flow because of it. I know it's a pain to clean that case, I have a 932, but a little compressed air should do the trick. Also, because you cut that filter, if any pieces come loose, they are going straight into your case and your components. Just a friendly heads up.
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post #4 of 6
OP This is what I use for areas that need a custom fit dust filter. It is a thin foam like stock CM cases have and you can cut it to exact size.
It is also dirt cheap... I paid 0.50 cents for mine.

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http://www.walmart.com/ip/Duck-Foam-Air-Conditioner-Filter/17133827
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post #5 of 6
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there is a grill between the filter and intake fan. yes i can feel air getting pulled through the filter and it works well. Here is some pics of my old filter. it has only been installed about 2 weeks. GROSS! lol

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i didnt like that filter because it wouldnt hold the dust very well.. simply taking off the front grill would cause a bunch to shake off.


I know ppl were looking at diff way to help filter the haf cases so i thought i would share.
post #6 of 6
That is pretty cool if it is working! thumb.gif
Clean the air in your room and cool your PC at the same time.
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