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Well I had my side open for about a month now because with it on temps were just so BAD.

There has been quite the dust flow though so I wonder how should I remove it all before any damage is caused...

A lot is on the top of the 8800 so yeah just wondering what you guys use to clean graphic cards
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post #2 of 11
A usually remove my cards and take a can of compressed air to them, and remove the stock cooler to give the san a wipe down with a cloth.
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Canned air all the way FTW.
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post #4 of 11
innovera dust remover...I concur with GRUNION
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post #5 of 11
Compressed air.
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canned air dude - i <3 working a tech job, bc they let us have as much as we want
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post #7 of 11
I use compress air cans as well.

I usually take my card out and put it on its side and then blow the dust from that position. Then use the straw that comes along with the can and stick it between the gaps on the cards and put some air through there. It's dusty inside.

Just don't invert or shake the cans when you use one. Liquid will come out.
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post #8 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by TaiDinh View Post
I use compress air cans as well.

I usually take my card out and put it on its side and then blow the dust from that position. Then use the straw that comes along with the can and stick it between the gaps on the cards and put some air through there. It's dusty inside.

Just don't invert or shake the cans when you use one. Liquid will come out.
That's half the fun of canned air! Giving others burns! Wait... is it still called a burn even though it's cold lol?

Ontopic...
Use canned air and a dust cloth. Those cloths that are supposed to attract dust and are designed just for dusting.
Works like a charm.
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There is no possibilities of liquid going out while using compressed air?
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Quote:
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There is no possibilities of liquid going out while using compressed air?

Turn the can upside down and spray it, see what comes out.
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