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I almost wanna move my build back into the 650D from the 500R
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lol, didn't you like recently get a 500R instead to replace your 650D? tongue.gif
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I almost wanna move my build back into the 650D from the 500R


How come the 500R doesn't do the job?

 
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I have a H100 and a 650D. The H100 fans are setup as intake fans that pull in air from the top of the case. Due to this, I am worried about dust building up in the case and on the radiator. Will this dust filter help? Is it worth it? Will it restrict airflow?

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/13685/ffi-83/DEMCiflex_Corsair_650D_Magnetic_Dust_Fan_Filter_Top_Piece_-_1_Piece.html
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Originally Posted by Sprkd1 View Post

I have a H100 and a 650D. The H100 fans are setup as intake fans that pull in air from the top of the case. Due to this, I am worried about dust building up in the case and on the radiator. Will this dust filter help? Is it worth it? Will it restrict airflow?

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/13685/ffi-83/DEMCiflex_Corsair_650D_Magnetic_Dust_Fan_Filter_Top_Piece_-_1_Piece.html


My question is... why? Heat naturally rises, so you're fighting thermodynamics just by setting it up this way. The case has a huge fan in the front to bring cool air in, its not like you will see any better temps trying to force more in at the top (its more likely you will actually have worse temps inside the case).

If you're really set on it, just understand that dust filters don't work that well to begin with. In order for it to be successful at actually taking most of the dust out it would have to be very restrictive on the fan, so you will end up with dust inside your case no matter what. I have tried all manner of dust filters from the screw-on type to the magnetic ones you showed there, none of them do a thorough job so I just resigned myself to cleaning the case out every week or two.
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Originally Posted by Sprkd1 View Post

I have a H100 and a 650D. The H100 fans are setup as intake fans that pull in air from the top of the case. Due to this, I am worried about dust building up in the case and on the radiator. Will this dust filter help? Is it worth it? Will it restrict airflow?
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/13685/ffi-83/DEMCiflex_Corsair_650D_Magnetic_Dust_Fan_Filter_Top_Piece_-_1_Piece.html

I have an H100 in my 650D and mounted my fans in pull position first due to me not paying attention. After noticing this, I blew the dust out of the rad with a can of compressed air and mounted the fans in a push config.
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My question is... why? Heat naturally rises, so you're fighting thermodynamics just by setting it up this way. The case has a huge fan in the front to bring cool air in, its not like you will see any better temps trying to force more in at the top (its more likely you will actually have worse temps inside the case).
If you're really set on it, just understand that dust filters don't work that well to begin with. In order for it to be successful at actually taking most of the dust out it would have to be very restrictive on the fan, so you will end up with dust inside your case no matter what. I have tried all manner of dust filters from the screw-on type to the magnetic ones you showed there, none of them do a thorough job so I just resigned myself to cleaning the case out every week or two.
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I have an H100 in my 650D and mounted my fans in pull position first due to me not paying attention. After noticing this, I blew the dust out of the rad with a can of compressed air and mounted the fans in a push config.

Won't I get better temps by drawing in cool air from the top towards the radiator vs. pulling warm air from within the case towards the radiator? I asked the same question in the water cooling section and was recommended to setup the fans as intakes.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1193116/h100-650d-h100-fans-setup-as-intake-or-exhaust
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My front intake fan filter has gotten really grey and it ruins the look of the front case...

http://i.imgur.com/QDW8c.jpg

Anybody that has a solution? and does anybody have suggestions on how to get the left over front 5.25 inch bay cover modded on to my DVD burner?

Thanks in advance
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My question is... why? Heat naturally rises, so you're fighting thermodynamics just by setting it up this way. The case has a huge fan in the front to bring cool air in, its not like you will see any better temps trying to force more in at the top (its more likely you will actually have worse temps inside the case).

If you're really set on it, just understand that dust filters don't work that well to begin with. In order for it to be successful at actually taking most of the dust out it would have to be very restrictive on the fan, so you will end up with dust inside your case no matter what. I have tried all manner of dust filters from the screw-on type to the magnetic ones you showed there, none of them do a thorough job so I just resigned myself to cleaning the case out every week or two.

That doesn't really matter at such a small scale, I get better temps with the fans blowing in from the top. Try it, I bet you will too. On my old watercooling system it dropped CPU temps 3-5C with a 360 Rad as well.

As for dust, why do people make a big deal about it? You don't need filters or other crap...get a air compressor and blow out your case 3-4 times a year...pfft, dust ain't that "bad" lol.
Quote:
Won't I get better temps by drawing in cool air from the top towards the radiator vs. pulling warm air from within the case towards the radiator? I asked the same question in the water cooling section and was recommended to setup the fans as intakes.
You will, I did.
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My front intake fan filter has gotten really grey and it ruins the look of the front case...
Clean out the dust...
Edited by Sean Webster - 1/3/12 at 3:03pm
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My front intake fan filter has gotten really grey and it ruins the look of the front case...
http://i.imgur.com/QDW8c.jpg
Anybody that has a solution? and does anybody have suggestions on how to get the left over front 5.25 inch bay cover modded on to my DVD burner?
Thanks in advance


You need to clean it with an air can.

 
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