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Just didn't see anything that indicated anyone using it in a 900.
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Originally Posted by RoddimusPrime View Post
Just didn't see anything that indicated anyone using it in a 900.
If I was you , why dont you see if you can get some panty hose from a female relative, try them out (it wont cost anything, unless your family is mean lol) and if that doesn't work, then buy a dust filter
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If I was you , why dont you see if you can get some panty hose from a female relative, try them out (it wont cost anything, unless your family is mean lol) and if that doesn't work, then buy a dust filter
Might at least be worth a try. The only thing is it won't be for me as it is going to my brother. Like I said less hassle the better for him.

I did have one thought. I believe the front of the case is steel so I could just use some small neodymium magnets (already have these) and take any fan filter that will fit and have them just attach to the front grill. Makes removal and cleaning a breeze as well.
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Might at least be worth a try. The only thing is it won't be for me as it is going to my brother. Like I said less hassle the better for him.

I did have one thought. I believe the front of the case is steel so I could just use some small neodymium magnets (already have these) and take any fan filter that will fit and have them just attach to the front grill. Makes removal and cleaning a breeze as well.
Front of the case = where HDD's are stored
HDD's + magnets = bad bad bad bad idea
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Front of the case = where HDD's are stored
HDD's + magnets = bad bad bad bad idea
These are very small magnets. Probably smaller than most magnets used on magnetic filters like the one listed in my OP. There is no evidence or support that these small magnets would do anything to the HD as they are neither close enough or strong enough. At least, nothing that I have seen.

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Edit: As others pointed out in those posts there already magnets in your case such as Mobo speaker and inside the fans. But, they are weak and thus not able to do any major damage. Same concept with the magnetic fan filters.
Edited by RoddimusPrime - 3/24/11 at 11:43am
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These are very small magnets. Probably smaller than most magnets used on magnetic filters like the one listed in my OP. There is no evidence or support that these small magnets would do anything to the HD as they are neither close enough or strong enough. At least, nothing that I have seen.
Mmmm just your loss if something does happen
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Mmmm just your loss if something does happen
All too true.....

I did site some other threads as it was the first thought that popped in my head as well. Of course I would feel better if the HD was up top. lol.
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If you don't care about looks, just get some Swiffer cloths and scotch tape them over the fan opening. Works great, since the cloths are electrostatically charged.
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