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How long can I leave my test bench + WC kit in use outside of case?

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Hey guys

So I'm selling most of my old components to a friend and am waiting for the Switch 810.

Unforunately it doesn't arrive in AUS for about a month, so I will still want to use my PC in that time. I was going to just setup my mobo on the top of it's box for a while on my desk, as well as my XSPC RX360 kit. Will everything be fine in a clean environment for a month?

I have a small air compressor with a water tap and air regulator in my room, so I can clean it off every day if need be. Just mainly concerned about dust and whatnot.

Do you think it'll be fine? Or should I tell him to wait a month if it's going to be an issue!

Thankyou! c:
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It should be fine unless you have a tendency to throw your components everywhere lol. leaving it in plain view is no problem.
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Yes it'll be fine. I've had mine setup on a box for 2 weeks now while I wait for my replacement case.
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Accidentally sneeze at it.
Sparks start flying everywhere.
Fire!

Just be careful about liquid/conductors around it.
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post #5 of 9
You're fine...cases aren't necessary, just makes things tidier
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You're fine...cases aren't necessary, just makes things tidier

^ this.

ive got 2 of 3 rigs on a open rig ( one on a box other on a old removeable motherboard tray )
only good thing bout case. is a bit of dust but.. as long as you dont throw stuff around / sit on ur comp somehow itll be all sweet (:
    
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post #7 of 9
You're fine. Tons of people on OCN run test benches instead of cases, so their components are prone to pretty much everything exposed in the air.
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You'll be fine, assuming you're not the kind of person who gets tips, or is clumsy or accident prone. Also a lack of pets would be helpful.
    
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Awesome! Thankyou everyone, and as always +rep for being helpful!
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