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This couldn't have back fired anymore. You should have taken a baseball bat or hammer to it if you wanted to kill it with style.
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Why does everybody seem to think he killed it? confused.gif
I've bathed working parts before with soap and water. Each and every time they've came out of the bath alive. So if you were trying to kill that card, I think you're doing it wrong. wink.gif
Hell, my sig rig's motherboard was bathed at one point.

Really? I've always been curious if you could "bathe" pc parts and as long as they were completely dry afterwards if they would work like before. I never have had access to any extra parts to experiment on though. Did you just bathe, rinse well, and then dry completely?
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post

Why does everybody seem to think he killed it? confused.gif
I've bathed working parts before with soap and water. Each and every time they've came out of the bath alive. So if you were trying to kill that card, I think you're doing it wrong. wink.gif
Hell, my sig rig's motherboard was bathed at one point.

Really? I've always been curious if you could "bathe" pc parts and as long as they were completely dry afterwards if they would work like before. I never have had access to any extra parts to experiment on though. Did you just bathe, rinse well, and then dry completely?

I bathe, use dish soap, rinse, and let them sit for about a week to make sure they're COMPLETELY dry. I haven't had a death yet that way. I wouldn't put a PSU in water though, that's just asking to get shocked....

Also, with things like motherboards (or anything else that has capacitors on it), you'll want to remove the CMOS battery, and discharge any caps first. Otherwise they'll short and possibly kill it.

I only do it in the case of an emergency cleaning, where air and alcohol can't do the trick well enough (or quick enough). Goo Gone also works wonders.
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Can I go over to his hows now and kill him?

 
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its not going to die in your sink you big dummy
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Agreed with the above.....

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