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I know this is a very old thread. But I'm currently thinking about buying those fan filters you got. Did they in fact decrease your air flow?
First off, two days is not very old. lol

Secondly, while my system had been on all day, when I woke up, I took the filters off to see if my temps decreased at all. Since my CPU is using an H50 without those filters, it was not affected. However, my GPU temp went down 2-3 degrees. When I put the filters back on, it did rise again. So I guess they do restrict airflow somewhat. I'm tempted to clean out my PC entirely this week, and then run it for a full week or two without the filters, and record my temps. Then, I'll clean the PC again, and run it with the filters on for two weeks. It will be interesting to see what types of differences I'll get in the long run, but I tend to be a procrastinator, so who knows if I'll actually get around to it.
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its not old it is only 5 hours last reply
hahah whoops... I misread it...
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Secondly, while my system had been on all day, when I woke up, I took the filters off to see if my temps decreased at all. Since my CPU is using an H50 without those filters, it was not affected. However, my GPU temp went down 2-3 degrees. When I put the filters back on, it did rise again. So I guess they do restrict airflow somewhat. I'm tempted to clean out my PC entirely this week, and then run it for a full week or two without the filters, and record my temps. Then, I'll clean the PC again, and run it with the filters on for two weeks. It will be interesting to see what types of differences I'll get in the long run, but I tend to be a procrastinator, so who knows if I'll actually get around to it.
Hrmmmm. 2 to 3 degrees you say? That seems pretty considerable... I'd be interested to see your next results after doing the cleaning and stuff . 'til then I'll probably hold off entirely on buying a filter... hahahah

Also, I'd be interested to see how using a filter for the intake fan on your h50 affected your cpu cooling, because that's really what I would be using it for. I can understand if you wouldn't want to risk it though
Edited by Gohan_Nightwing - 12/19/10 at 10:29pm
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post #14 of 14
I made my own filter for my Antec 900 using air conditioning filter. Its designed to remove dust and pollen while still being washable and reusable.





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