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Old 11-24-2007, 04:44 PM   #11 (permalink)
 
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Why would heat increase with acrylic? Also, why would dust increase with acrylic? This makes no sense to me, although I just think acrylic cases are ugly.
Acrylic does not transfer heat as well as aluminum. Also acrylic has a greater problem with static which will in turn attract the dust more.
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unless your truly obsessed with acrylic and love cleaning.. its a no no.
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Acrylic does not transfer heat as well as aluminum. Also acrylic has a greater problem with static which will in turn attract the dust more.
Exactly, plus wire management blows in a clear case. Better get modular psu.
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Only reason i can think of about heat.. is acrylic dont desipate heat aswell as Ali and Steel. But thats just a guess
that is correct
Aluminum > Steel > Acrylic
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