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Maaaaaaan I think I needed to drink some coffee today = why didn't I think of this obvious fact at the time of responding?
Sometimes the obvious is the most difficult to see.
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Sometimes the obvious is the most difficult to see.
That's not the usual with me.

My mind has been on another thing today hence my moment.
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Anyone add another filter to the front fan on their case? Or does the built in filter system work well ?My pc is in a high traffic area and gets pounded with dust.
Also, anyone know of 140mm filters?
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Anyone add another filter to the front fan on their case? Or does the built in filter system work well ?My pc is in a high traffic area and gets pounded with dust.
Also, anyone know of 140mm filters?
If you add filters to what you already have you'll most likely cut down on the air flow.

The filters in my HAF 912 (though it's not a 690 II) do a good job IMO.


Where do you place your computer?
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If you add filters to what you already have you'll most likely cut down on the air flow.

The filters in my HAF 912 (though it's not a 690 II) do a good job IMO.


Where do you place your computer?
It's underneath my desk about 6 inches off of the floor. But I'm in an apartment and my office / desk is in the main living room. No where else to put it.
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It's underneath my desk about 6 inches off of the floor. But I'm in an apartment and my office / desk is in the main living room. No where else to put it.
It might help you if can put the computer a little higher up.

Otherwise I would monitor the dust volume in front and inside the case and make time on an interval accordingly to clean it out.

Believe me, I understand about having limited space for things.
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I'm really limited as far as my setup is right now. I usually pull a few things out and clean at least once a month. I picked up a filter for the side fan, was just wondering if another filter on the front would be overkill.
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I'm really limited as far as my setup is right now. I usually pull a few things out and clean at least once a month. I picked up a filter for the side fan, was just wondering if another filter on the front would be overkill.
By adding filters on top of filters you may be compromising airflow and cooling.

You have to monitor how much dust is getting into your filters and interior and then you may have to clean them every two weeks just as an example as I wouldn't know the "dust rate" of the space area of your computer. Some people a more dust than others, it just all depends.

That's liiiiife - that's what people sayyyyyy!
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You might to look into making sure you have positive case pressure to help with the dust.
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