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post #1 of 10
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I have the Coolermaster CM 690 II Advanced Edition and I was wondering what you guys use to clean your acrylic windows?

As you can see my window is filthy. I don't know why, I have a positive pressure in my case and there's no dust anywhere, except on the window.


Apologies for the awful camera quality. The only device i had in hand was my blackberry.

So what do you use?
post #2 of 10
i don't have that exact panel on my CM690II but I made my own side panel window. I just use a lint free microfiber cloth and wipe it down inside and out. I found that using windex or the such attracts more dust in the long run.
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What i would do for a side window without that fan hole. Man it's ugly. So this cloth? Can i get one off amazon or something?
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What i would do for a side window without that fan hole. Man it's ugly. So this cloth? Can i get one off amazon or something?
Wal-Mart or any car detailing store.it's cheap.
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You can find microfiber clothes pretty much anywhere. You can buy them off amazon if you want, but plenty of local stores (Walmart, Fry's, Auto Zone, etc.) carry them.

 

Also, use water opposed to Windex or other chemical cleaner. I have heard they can melt acrylic.

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Saying Wal-Mart to an Englishman is a bad idea xD

I'll look around. how did you create your custom side window? It looks great. Sorry for going off topic but your Nvidia GTX 460, how and what does that run?
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Whatever you do, do NOT use anything like regular cloth. It will certainly scratch the crap out of it.

Also, chemical based cleaners will either melt the acrylic or fog it up forever. At least that's my experience.
 
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You can find microfiber clothes pretty much anywhere. You can buy them off amazon if you want, but plenty of local stores (Walmart, Fry's, Auto Zone, etc.) carry them.

Also, use water opposed to Windex or other chemical cleaner. I have heard they can melt acrylic.

i guess it depends on what chemical it is. I myself have used windex and it has done anything like that. But i do see what you're saying.

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Saying Wal-Mart to an Englishman is a bad idea xD

I'll look around. how did you create your custom side window? It looks great. Sorry for going off topic but your Nvidia GTX 460, how and what does that run?

yes, the side window you see in my rig pictures I made myself. The photos are out dated but that window is the same.

And what do you mean how and what does my 460 run?
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Whatever you do, do NOT use anything like regular cloth. It will certainly scratch the crap out of it.

Also, chemical based cleaners will either melt the acrylic or fog it up forever. At least that's my experience.

I wish you had told me that 2 days ago.
post #10 of 10
I use the same cleaner I use on my 60inch LCD T.V. lots of brands out there just ask for cleaner for
a wide screen Plasma or LCD television, and use the microfiber cloth, most of the T.V,'s now days
have the clear plastic over the viewing screen. also the cleaner I use reduces static so it stays clean for weeks.
as for replacing your window, I took mine (which had 2 ugly fan holes) to my local glass shop and they just made
me a nice smoked acrylic window for 20 bucks. I just had too install it.
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