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3M Filtrete to keep dust out?

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The filter on the Corsair Carbide 540 seems to be alright, but there always seems to be very fine particles that seep through. And I have read that positive pressure help keep dust to a minimum. But I am just genuinely curious. Kinda like this. Cut to size obviously.
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Its a balance between restriction and letting enough air in. If the filter is so fine that it catches the fine particles, it probably won't let through enough air.
 
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post #3 of 5
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Originally Posted by Inglewood78 View Post

Its a balance between restriction and letting enough air in. If the filter is so fine that it catches the fine particles, it probably won't let through enough air.

I was thinking of using a not so fine filtrete with a few SP-120s.
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I was thinking of using a not so fine filtrete with a few SP-120s.

I think it would work, just get static pressure fans instead of max flow. That way you have less impact from the filter resistance.
 
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post #5 of 5
if dust bothers you that much. you can wait for this to release

it's a great case for anyone suffering from allergies smile.gif
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