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07-22-07, 04:39 PM #1
Is it Possible to Keep Dust Out by Using Lots of High CFM Fans?
Just curious if this will work cause I'm thinking of buying 7 sunon 108CFM fans for my UFO2 both for watercooling and to plug up the 120mm holes.3400+ Venice @2.75GHZ 1.55V Air
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07-22-07, 04:42 PM #2
07-22-07, 04:58 PM #3
You would think the dust wouldnt have time to settle, but I have an unfiltered high speed intake fan and I still have to go after the area in front of it with a can of air every now and then.Main: MOBO: MSI P67A-G45, CPU: i7 2600k w/ VenX (4.4ghz @ 1.33v), RAM: 2x8gb Kingston HyperX Blu Red Series DDR3 1600, GFX: Galaxy GTX670 GC, PSU: OCZ 1250w ZX, CASE: Corsair 500R, HDD: 120gb Samsung 840, WD 4TB Black
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07-22-07, 11:03 PM #4
In theory you would think so, but there will always be some dead space for the dust bunnies to gather....
07-22-07, 11:25 PM #5
The fan blades them selfs will have dust on them after a while.
07-23-07, 12:12 AM #6
07-23-07, 07:32 AM #7
just make some filters for all the in fans. stockings workCoolermaster Stacker 810
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07-23-07, 07:38 AM #8
Originally Posted by fl0w
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07-23-07, 08:13 AM #9
I use a mesh like the stuff on the front of a CM Stacker case for fan intakes. It does not stop all the dust but it stops most of it and still allows good airflow for high CFM fans.Main Comp (Win 7): ASUS R4E; i7-3930k @ 4.9GHz; G.Skill Ripjaw Z 4x4GB @ 2133MHz; Nvidia GTX780; Custom Watercooling
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07-23-07, 08:22 AM #10
Filters help but you will still get dust, d@mn dust bunnies.
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07-23-07, 05:04 PM #11
Just blow out your case with canned air once in a while. no need for filters, they restrict some air flow.
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