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Hello guys,

I have an Azza Solano 1000. I know its not the best case but for 50 bucks hey i figure its good enough for my first build.

I want to get some fan filters for the side fan. It states online that it is a 230 mm fan, however when i measured the internal diameter of the fan it was actually only 190 mm. Should I be looking for a 200 mm fan filter?

For the front two intakes are 140 mm so I will get those filters easily.

Are there any recommendations on fan filters? The one on the side is going to be a pain so I would like to attach it just with heavy duty paper clips for easy cleaning.

Thank you for the help guys.
 

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I usually don't bother with fan filters, I just maintain positive air pressure in my case (more intake than exhaust). It very rarely needs cleaning that way.

Although my radiators seem to catch a lot of dust, maybe they are acting as filters....
 

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I have seen some rads with lots of dust. It basically is an air filter. The rads look similar to the static metal filters from furnaces.

The one issue with the case is that the side intake blows right onto the side of my gpu and onto my fan for my heat sink. So all the dust gets sucked into the places you dont want it.

Thanks for the info though. I think I have positive air pressure. I have 2 140mm in the front and the 230 intake. And 120mm back and 230 top exaust.
 

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Originally Posted by morinr View Post

I have seen some rads with lots of dust. It basically is an air filter. The rads look similar to the static metal filters from furnaces.

The one issue with the case is that the side intake blows right onto the side of my gpu and onto my fan for my heat sink. So all the dust gets sucked into the places you dont want it.

Thanks for the info though. I think I have positive air pressure. I have 2 140mm in the front and the 230 intake. And 120mm back and 230 top exaust.
I would just buy a 230mm filter, and trim it if it's too big. Shouldn't be too hard, as long as it's not a metal grate.
 

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They are very hard to find I have yet to find an actual 230 fan filter.

this link.

http://forums.anandtech.com/showthread.php?t=2041278

States that the case he bought said 230mm but he actually needed a 200mm. I am assuming I am in the same boat....

Any ideas on brands of filters or more specifically types. Metal mesh, plastic mesh etc.

EDIT:

Just another question for installing the filter. The problem with this is that it will be on the opposite side that I want. It is on the blowing side not the sucking side. Which isn't what I want. I will see if I can take the fan off completely and install a filter that way. Anybody know if that's possible?
 
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