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Poll Results: Do you use dust filters?

 
  • 19% (14)
    No dust filters, they hinder airflow.
  • 47% (35)
    Front Intake Only.
  • 32% (24)
    Front and Top Both.
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post #51 of 77
I don't use them. I clean my rig monthly and my apartment is clean in general biggrin.gif

I get slightly better temps and lower RPM on fans with no filters, and it looks better.
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post #52 of 77
The thing is a well designed case (like Define R5, Enthoo Luxe, Enhoo Pro) allow bottom filters to slide out the front so it's easy to clean them without moving case. .. meaning when vacuuming the room it only take a minute (literally) to vacuum bottom and front intake filters .. and components stay clean. R5 is made with one big bottom filter while Luxe and Pro need a quick mod to attach PSU filter to 2x vent filter in front of it. R5 front filter is accessed by opening front door while on Luxe and Pro front unclips to access front filter. Most good cases have easy access to front filters. Bottom, especially the PSU usually require moving case to gain access to pulling them out the back. mad.gif
post #53 of 77
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Originally Posted by doyll View Post

while Luxe and Pro need a quick mod to attach PSU filter to 2x vent filter in front of it.

Quick "mod".......aka, a piece of tape. tongue.gif
post #54 of 77
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Originally Posted by ciarlatano View Post

Quick "mod".......aka, a piece of tape. tongue.gif
Actually a couple pieces of tape and a spacer between filters.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1418637/official-case-phanteks-case-club-for-lovers-owners/10220_20#post_24095206
post #55 of 77
Nah, filters are for lazy dirty bums tongue.gif Just keep your case off the floor and it'll be fine.
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post #56 of 77
Us lazy dirty bums have way more importnant things to do than hold our cases off the floor. biggrin.gif
post #57 of 77
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Us lazy dirty bums have way more importnant things to do than hold our cases off the floor. biggrin.gif
Pish-posh and poppycock! If you're that important just hire a small child to hold your computer up.
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Pish-posh and poppycock! If you're that important just hire a small child to hold your computer up.
I guess you need a job? thumb.gif
Sorry, the devil made me. devil-smiley-019.gif
post #59 of 77
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Originally Posted by Loladinas View Post

Pish-posh and poppycock! If you're that important just hire a small child to hold your computer up.
I guess you need a job? thumb.gif
Sorry, the devil made me. devil-smiley-019.gif

No, he deserved it. wink.gif
     
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post #60 of 77
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Originally Posted by doyll View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by ciarlatano View Post

Quick "mod".......aka, a piece of tape. tongue.gif
Actually a couple pieces of tape and a spacer between filters.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1418637/official-case-phanteks-case-club-for-lovers-owners/10220_20#post_24095206

Now why didn't the manufacturer design it that way in the first place? thumb.gif
     
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