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Just wondering, what pressure can should I use when cleaning dust out of my case?

I currently have a can with 70 PSI, but it seems too powerful to me, not to mention the fact that it causes frost to form on what I'm spraying.

Does anyone know whats best for case interiors?
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What are you using that causes frost to form? I have really never seen this happen and have used pressures higher than this. Are you sure your compressor's tank doesn't have water in it?
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Originally Posted by J.Harris View Post

What are you using that causes frost to form? I have really never seen this happen and have used pressures higher than this. Are you sure your compressor's tank doesn't have water in it?

It's not an air compressor, its just a can of compressed air. If I use it for too long the can gets extremely cold and it can form frost on what I'm spraying. Im just worried that could cause damage to my computer.
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It's not an air compressor, its just a can of compressed air. If I use it for too long the can gets extremely cold and it can form frost on what I'm spraying. Im just worried that could cause damage to my computer.

Obviously, you must do it when the computer is turned off and unplugged. If so, there is no harm to your computer, just try not to spray to much frost in it.
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Obviously, you must do it when the computer is turned off and unplugged. If so, there is no harm to your computer, just try not to spray to much frost in it.

Well, yeah, I knew to turn it off. I always do when Im fiddling inside. What about the pressure? COuld the force of it damage anything, or is it fine?
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it will be fine
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