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Cm'on man, a leaf blower? I would like to see you stick the PC outside and use that leaf blower while waiving to people who drive by. Is it a gas or electric one?
It's electric . Got tired of those wimpy compressed air cans. I don't have the patience to point that little tiny straw at every nook and cranny. With the leaf blower it's point and hopefully nothing blows off done.
    
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It's electric . Got tired of those wimpy compressed air cans. I don't have the patience to point that little tiny straw at every nook and cranny. With the leaf blower it's point and hopefully nothing blows off done.
This.

With as clean as I want my system to be, canned air is too weak and way too expensive. I just use my fancy upright vacuum that converts into a powerful blower.
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I blast it with piss.
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post #24 of 63
For cleaning small things, I just take it down to dad's factory where he's got an industrial air compressor, but I've yet to take my desktop down to give that a good clean
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post #25 of 63
I have super-glued fins back on fans. It works well for a while. I done this to a Silverstone 120mm fan. It lasted for a year and flew off. I just re-glued it.
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post #26 of 63
I love my DataVac
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If you have the leaf blower it should push more air than the fans anyway, run it into the heatsink & see if the temps are better. Extreme air cooling FTW!
You might have to turn up the TV or radio a bit...
    
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I love my DataVac
That was close, I was just getting to the end of the thread so I could say this too.

I LOVE my datavac. Super powerful, no recharging, and honestly, not that expensive. WAY cheaper than compressed air cans after maybe 6 months tops if you clean your pc as often as you should.
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LOL ***. While I feel for the OP that it sucks a fin blew off.... I've hit a number of pc's with 180psi (diffused) repeatedly, all come out clean, and with no .... wind damage ? ... I've got a few pc's I pulled out of random places over the last week, that will get hit with 120+ PSI on monday!
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LOL ***. While I feel for the OP that it sucks a fin blew off.... I've hit a number of pc's with 180psi (diffused) repeatedly, all come out clean, and with no .... wind damage ? ... I've got a few pc's I pulled out of random places over the last week, that will get hit with 120+ PSI on monday!
Yeah, but he didn't experience wind damage. He said that something hit it.
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