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Originally Posted by nwkegan View Post

Hey guys, I'm a little paranoid and I'm hoping you can reassure me. You see, my DataVac came, and in preparation of its use tomorrow I decided to vacuum around the outsides of the computer to catch any stray dust. Then, I held the vacuum tube up to the front intake fan (stock HAF 912, whatever that is) in order to jostle some of the dust from the filter. During this process, I remembered the warnings of my fellow enthusiasts to avoid pushing or pulling air through fans, as it can cause fan bearing damage and back voltage to fry the mobo/PSU.

I've turned on the computer since, and it seems fine. I'm typing on it right now, and I haven't noticed any unusual noise (the character of the intake fan changed, of course, with the shifting of the debris around it), nothing has blown up, etc. I didn't damage anything, did I?
You are fine, It's just not recommended because doing that can have the fans going above their max rated RPM's aswell as it can create a small charge, You are none the worse for ware though, I do it sometimes when I can't reach to get a finger on the fan to stop it from spinning in that process.
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Woot biggrin.gif I just wish the dust in my case wasn't sticking to the walls ! blushsmiley.gif


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post #254 of 792
doesnt sound like it, you are probably fine.
Even though you arent supposed to i always "lightly" blow around the fans to loosen up the dirt and debris.
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How do you get sig's working -_-

*edit* got rid of the "noparse" tags and it worked.
Edited by exzacklyright - 12/8/11 at 4:02pm
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thanks for letting me know. edited
   
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LoL, @ the stickie with the can, ROFL
Edited by XeoNoX - 12/9/11 at 9:56am
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lol thought that was funny too
   
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i think i need to dust out my case now lol wonder how much dust is in my rad
   
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Originally Posted by chinesethunda View Post

i think i need to dust out my case now lol wonder how much dust is in my rad

Record a video, The Datavac could use a video review on OP! & in the review section of OCN. I've been meaning too, I will in time.
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