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I just dismantle the parts put them in like 60C water for like one minute scrubbing it and them dry it with paper. done. I don't go buy stuff from the web or stuff like that. haha I also applied some of the anti dust sprays you use when cleaning the room.
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post #12 of 20
i take the heatsink off. remove any eletrical components (fans) and give it a bath.

I dry it off with a towel, then a hairdryer to finish the job.
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LIKE THIS:

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LIKE THIS:


does that even have enough power to blow dust out ? or do you plan to burn it off?
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does that even have enough power to blow dust out ? or do you plan to burn it off?
OOOH it had more than enough power. made a hole in the wall opposite it. Then again this is a good quality one...I estimate it at like 300cfm...can blow my hair (hah) from 3m away.
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I use a can of compressed air to clean it then I wash it down (the base) with paper towels, q-tips, and some rubbing alcohol. Works great.
    
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does that even have enough power to blow dust out ? or do you plan to burn it off?
OMG it's a Gaussgun!!!!
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post #18 of 20
everyones suggestion is good however canned air is less work unless ur anal and wanna clean system but it's still the same thing clean is clean and as long as ur comp runs like it was then ur ok.
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everyones suggestion is good however canned air is less work unless ur anal and wanna clean system but it's still the same thing clean is clean and as long as ur comp runs like it was then ur ok.
CLEAN IS NOT CLEAN AS LONG AS MY COMP RUNS LIKE BEFORE!

MR CLEAN SHALL SMITE THEE!



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I use a can of compressed air to clean it then I wash it down (the base) with paper towels, q-tips, and some rubbing alcohol. Works great.
Exactly what I do.
 
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