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Am I the only one not disgusted by that? Okay, it's bad obviously when the airflow is blocked, but the amount of dust itself isn't otherwise that bad for getting close to three years. The only part that irks me just a bit is the bugs.
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Is it just a bad pic or did the cables in the case some how get faded? I mean it obviously the same system, but in the new pic the cable are light and pasty colored while in the first pics they are dark.
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Originally Posted by Vagrant Storm View Post

Is it just a bad pic or did the cables in the case some how get faded? I mean it obviously the same system, but in the new pic the cable are light and pasty colored while in the first pics they are dark.

Looks like a flash was used and all that dust messing with the natural contrast. You need sunlight (generally) to fade colors.

That amount of dust is giving me asthma. Air filters are the way to go, if anything they can just vacuum the outside of the filter from the front of the case and keep that amount of build up from happening.
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Pics: The dirty pictures (LOL!) were from my phone. The original was a real camera.
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Originally Posted by Princess Garnet View Post

Am I the only one not disgusted by that? Okay, it's bad obviously when the airflow is blocked, but the amount of dust itself isn't otherwise that bad for getting close to three years. The only part that irks me just a bit is the bugs.

As a princess you should be the most disgusted of all!
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Two cans of compressed air will do the job. Don't use vacuum.

Canned air is weak and expensive. Vacuum leaves alot of the dust. You use the *blowing* side of a small shop vac, with a small cone attachement on the hose, like one of these:

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