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well i have had my h100 for a year now and clean the fans everymonth but the rad i ahve not found a way to clean all the dust out and not in some spots it looks like the slots between the fins are closed from dust so i am wondering if anyone else might know how to clean it out?
post #2 of 7
I would try vacuum it with micro kit attached. It's quite handy when you clean up other computer parts.

If your vacuum didn't come with it., you can buy one. It's also dirt cheap.

http://www.amazon.com/Micro-Vacuum-Attachment-Kit-Piece/dp/B000BSJCLY/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1361049646&sr=8-1
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I use a degreaser like orange spray first and then just rinse it under hot water.
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DataVac's are good too. again great for cleaning out your whole system.
http://www.amazon.com/Metro-Vacuum-ED500-500-Watt-Electric/dp/B001J4ZOAW/ref=pd_sim_hg_6#productDetails

as TSM siad, parts like rads can be washed and then hung out to dry.
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air compressor?
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air compressor?

^ Works like a charm.

If you don't have an air compressor then a can of compressed air will also work.
   
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I clean my h100i with compressed air cans.. they can get to be a bit expensive.. air compressors work too.. you just cant get too close to the small resistors and such.. too much pressure will blow them right off.. I'd say no more than 30-50PSI and stand about a foot or so away from whatever you're blowing
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