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I cleaned out my vantec heatsink and had a drop of 12 degrees full load, wow thats some extreme dust, i had pulled out a nice palm sides chunk. I run on open air but still, full load for xp machine with my heatsink barley breaks 44C, and before it was 56 easy. So worried about temps? CLean dat heatsink
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Hehe I cleaned out my stock intel heatsink and applied some AS5 rather than the stock crap that came with it. It wasn't even thermal compound or anything, it was just black crap that I cleaned off with a simple cloth.

Idle = 29
Folding temp = 39-40

Before cleaning and AS5 would have been 5C higher for each
    
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Heh yeah, I went in our first computer, a 94 Compaq Presario, The dust I found in that thing...
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ouch lol that must of been bad ^^
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You should see my family's emachines! *****!
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i dont' even want to imagine
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I have old woll carpet in the front room and dining room, you want to talk about sucks big time. The carpet is going bye bye, du to it's worn out and all the lose fibers seem to be quick to collect in the HSF so I blow it out often.
I did a service on a PC once, you could not see the HS at all, one large mas of lint and the fan had cut a path in it and he wondered why it was overheating
    
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