[rescue] The best 'rescue' workstation

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Sun May 1 12:05:24 CDT 2005

Wed, 27 Apr 2005 @ 12:34 -0400, Phil Stracchino said:

> Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> > I'm amazed at how many cases have negative case pressure, sucking in
> > dust, have imbalanced fans (total flow rate is never (much) higher than
> > the rate of the slowest fan set), have areas where heated air pools, and
> > are mostly turbulence inside, not airflow.
> > 
> > Of course, the PC case makes airflow hard, but it isn't impossible if
> > you just use your head.
> > 
> > Unfortunately, it can be hard to get positive case pressure, because
> > there isn't much space for incoming fans in a PC case.
> I usually manage to achieve it.  But for dust control, it's moot unless
> you have an intake filter, which most cases (PC or otherwise) generally
> don't.

Actually, no, it isn't moot.  It still reduces dust if the case pressure
is positive.

My Lian-Li case has input filters, though not on the card-cage vent

I'm wondering if I should plug those up anyway.

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