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I'm installing fan filters in my antec 900 since I'm going all out on the cable management and layout of everything in the case.

I was looking at these:
http://www.svc.com/12filguar.html
Because they're foam and will most likely trap more dust.
But I always see these everywhere:
http://www.svc.com/12mga-sil-11.html
And they just seem like the holes are so big and they wouldn't really trap a whole bunch of dust.

Anyone have any thoughts or experience?
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The holes aren't actually as big as they seem, but obviously don't filter as well as the foam ones.

Now the reason to get one filter over another, would be for air restriction. Too much air restriction and if you have a dusty house. You would need to clean that filter very often.
    
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So do you use the metal ones without any issues?
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Yeah. I had them in one of my old cases before, but they are more work to clean in a way.

I'd stick with the foam ones. Keeps things inside cleaner and whenever you clean out the whole case makes things a lot easier and faster.
    
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