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I personally use the air compressor I have in the garage. It takes about 5 minutes to blast out all of the dust. The DataVac looks good though if you don't already have an air compressor.

Yep nothing blows dust away any faster than 120 PSI. Thats what I have been doing. But I heard that 91% isopropyl rubbing alcohol doesn't conduct electricity if u want to look into that for cleaning your video cards. It works really well on Q-tips for fans and good for cleaning LCD screens.

I put it on a microfiber cloth and gently wipe my laptop screen and everything else down with it. Just make sure its cooled off and be gentle otherwise there is a risk of cracking it. Doesn't streak very much either. When it does streak it is easily fixed by taking a dry cloth to it most cases or cleaning it again.
     
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Everyone should take the entire PC apart once a year for the Q-ti+Rubbing Alcohol treatment.
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Everyone should take the entire PC apart once a year for the Q-ti+Rubbing Alcohol treatment.

I also run a pc repair business out of my house more or less. It's mostly a side job. Wish I could make it something more. My best friends for a dirty computer (laptop/desktop) is my trusty craftsman 25 gallon air compressor that put out at 120psi and a bottle of 91% rubbing alcohol with paper towels and or microfiber cloths.

Also there is a special brush you can buy instead of using a paint / tooth brush:

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/17514/too-54/ESD_Safe_Anti-Static_Brush_Large_9.html?tl=g2c133s510

There are a bunch more sizes too.
     
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