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post #11 of 64
Once every 3 - 4 months. Remove shroud dust it out. Never let build up happen and it keeps temps down. Dust = heat / higher GPU temps.
     
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post #12 of 64
Maybe every month or whenver I'm changing things. But then that's about as much as taking one of those data vacs and clearing out any built up dust. Actually stripping things down / fan blades etc. maybe once a year. Filter on my machine is every week or two though. Dusty + pets but thankfully no smoke.
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once every 2 months with canned air, once every 6 months i take the fans, and heatsinks and soak them in warm soappy water then dry them with a hair dryer
post #14 of 64
Actually cleaning would depend on a lot of conditions. I live in an old house, like 1800's old, older houses have more dust and require cleaning more often. I clean mine about everythree months, or any time I open it.
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post #15 of 64
usually when my side panel is open, i just give everything a quick lookover and make sure there is no visible dust. i just cleaned my gpu out and physically disassembled it for the first time since last august. wasn't dirty at all! biggrin.gif
post #16 of 64
The only computer's I've ever seen that bad are old OEM computers.

I normally give mine a light dusting about once a month if I can be bothered, but there's very little dust that gets into my computers between dust filters and air pressure.
post #17 of 64
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Originally Posted by Relevant Wing View Post

Actually cleaning would depend on a lot of conditions. I live in an old house, like 1800's old, older houses have more dust and require cleaning more often. I clean mine about everythree months, or any time I open it.

not true, I lived in an older house, that had some work done, drywall over the old wallpaper on wood, new hardwood floor, after the house was leveled, new windows, and a humidifier to clear the dust from the air biggrin.gif my comp never got all that dusty and that house was built in 1851 tongue.gif
post #18 of 64
I never need to clean anything inside my PC, the 600t is a fantastic case for stopping dust from getting in. All I have to do is blow the front intake filter every now.
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When I was aircooled.
Once a week.

Now that I'm under water.
once every 2 weeks
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Yea I just brush vacuum mine, or at least I did till I sold it.
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