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Okay, obviously having your case get cluttered with dust is detrimental to performance, even if by a little bit. It's particularly hard to keep dust away when you have a thick carpetted room.

What are some measures or methods some of you have taken to prevent excess dust from piling up in or around your CPU? Granted, you can vacuum, is there anything else that helps (i.e., keeping windows open, using a fan for continuous airflow)?
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Vacuum clean a lot.
And use fan filters.
If you have a glass or plastic attachment you can also vacuum inside your case.
But do it when the power is off lol.
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i have a home made filter that i put over my 120mm case fan and i clean it about 1/month...this really helps for dust,so maybe make your own filter for your fans or u can buy one online for a few dollars...
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panty hose=good fan filter.
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Originally Posted by tweako_420
panty hose=good fan filter.
I was just going to say that. Very good recommendation.
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post #6 of 6
Having more intake fans than exhaust fans prevents dust. It forms a higher pressure inside the case keeping dust out. Not sure how much it helps..
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