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My mom is constantly nagging me about where I put my computer..relatively close to my bed? Is it potentially hazardous..as in radiation or anything else it emits? I made a post here because there is the UV cathodes. I know they are very weak but how weak they really are? To what extend are they safe/dangerous?

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Back when I was 12 there was claims that anything about 4GHZ would hurt you.. But they turned out not to be true..

My computer sits right next to my face on my desk (so i can see inside it.)

I don't think anything bad could happen, and i've never heard of anything like that happening.
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It is good radiation tell her
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UV cathodes are pretty intense... after several months they fogged my window, nearly burnt through the paint on my PSU, dried out and cracked a few cables and melted the glue they were held on with. I have no idea what they would do to you but probably nothing unless you're in direct view since it's just light waves, right?
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Because the thing is..the case is about 2 feet away frrom my head when i sleep..so my mom keeps complaining..anyone have any proof on this?
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Originally Posted by Fishie36
UV cathodes are pretty intense... after several months they fogged my window, nearly burnt through the paint on my PSU, dried out and cracked a few cables and melted the glue they were held on with. I have no idea what they would do to you but probably nothing unless you're in direct view since it's just light waves, right?
Holy Sh...anyone else with this experience? I have two new UV cathodes..if that's true I'm just going to RMA them.
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Originally Posted by dannyyboii
Holy Sh...anyone else with this experience? I have two new UV cathodes..if that's true I'm just going to RMA them.
My 2 UV-Cathodes melt the glue that holds them regulary... i just reapply some glue and they are fine. As for fogging up my window, they havent done that (yet).
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What doesn't kill you makes you stronger
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BenHagerty
What doesn't kill you makes you stronger
Not sure thats true when taking about radiation.
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Radioactive Man from the Simpsons, The door is that way --> lol
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