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Originally Posted by trama09 View Post

Like these Silverstone filter

I tried searching around but couldnt find anything decent.
I have those exact filters.. They work great easy to remove and clean.
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The solution to my Dust problem i started having since i had my Antec 900.

1) Location of the PC. You want in as high up the ground as possible. The closer is two your feet the more dust you are feeding it.
2) Keep you room clean with vacuum once per week.
3) Buy a case that has fan filters or add fan filters.
4) Run Fans that are for intake in low speed and have more intake then exhaust.

Since then its takes 1-2 weeks for me for filters to get any dust on them. I dust my PC once every 6-8 weeks because i want to keep it clean. Fan filters once every 2-3 weeks.
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post #33 of 34
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if your house is indeed as dusty as you are describing, I would strongly recommend looking into the silverstone mammoth when it is released. essentially it is an air purifier(HEPA filter) built into a computer case. this way when you are gaming it also cleans the air in your room.



the amount of dust you are describing is not healthy and reminds me of the history channel show i saw about dust pneumonia during the dust bowl years of the 1930's.

I looked at that one the other day and it's half again as big as my present case and can hold half as much. Even if it would all my drives, etc. I wouldn't have room for it.

The dust here is bad but nowhere as bad as the Dust Bowl of the '30s. It's rough on my allergies, though.
   
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post #34 of 34
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Originally Posted by headmixer View Post

I was in a bad dust situation and had to take drastic measures.
This was my solution.
I built this and put an electrostatic filter in it.

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Holy crap! Does that second as a virology lab!?
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