Custom case filters.

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Kogalaber
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As all owners of HAF 932 cases know, it has no dust filters! I am wondering which direction i should go to install my own... i heard overlapping screen door mesh can work. as well as pantyhose... * coughs *

Should i goto a vacuum cleaner store and see what kind of filters they have, so i can modify them to fit my case? or should i drop by home depot? or do i need to sneak over to my mom's to steal a pair of her pantyhose, in hopes she wont think i'm a cross-dresser?.

* HAF-932 * AMD Phenom™ II 1055T * 8GB DDR3-1600 * ATI HD 5870 - 1GB * CrossFire ASUS M4A87TD EVO * 700WATT PSU * 500GB HDD - 7200RPM * WIN7-PRO-64Bit * Dell 1920x1200 (x2 ) *

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Thanks, and what a suiting name.

Ce3jay
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Heres what I did with my HAF 932 fans and front panel:

http://www.overclock.net/6332377-post703.html

For the side fan, I didn't follow the directions on the link. What I did was...

-Make a stencil and made a template.
-Cut out 2 pieces of very thin cardboard(you can use the cardboard from a soda box.
-Placed one layer of the cardboard on a flat surface, stretched the pantyhose across the cut out
-Superglued the pantyhose on, then quickly placing the 2nd cut out on top.
-Wait till fully dry, then cut the access material
-Punch holes for the screws, and mount on the intake part of the fan.

The reason for stretching the material is so the fan blades does not touch or gets sucked in.

By using this type of material, you'll catch majority of the dust, but the super fine particles. For the amount of dust it stops, it still lets a really good amount of air through.

EDIT: Wrapping the whole fan will lower the airflow from the fan.