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post #1 of 21
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I just looked inside my case and everything looks really dusty! Should I take everything out and clean it? And how would you clean it? Do I need to worry about static? (since I'll have to take out my gpu etc)

Thanks in advance.
Edited by Darz - 12/19/08 at 2:05pm
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post #2 of 21
Air can. And get some dust filters so you don't need to clean as often
    
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a can of compressed air should work just fine, although i would take everything out cause im silly like that
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post #4 of 21
A can of dust off should work great!
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post #5 of 21
Yep, "canned air" and a vacuum cleaner.

It might be time for some intake filters.
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post #6 of 21
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Stupid question but how do I get this can of compressed air?

And I'll buy some filters after Christmas.

Thanks for the quick replies also!
Edited by Darz - 12/19/08 at 2:09pm
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post #7 of 21
yup compressed air ftw



edit: most stores that sell electronics have it
Edited by catmmm - 12/19/08 at 2:09pm
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post #8 of 21
get a vacuum and a compressor and hold the vacuum where you're blowing the compressor to get the dust so it dosn't just fly around. canned air is only good for huffing. you might as well put your face into your case and blow really hard.
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post #9 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by airick13 View Post
get a vacuum and a compressor and hold the vacuum where you're blowing the compressor to get the dust so it dosn't just fly around. canned air is only good for huffing. you might as well put your face into your case and blow really hard.
I wouldnt recommend using a compressor, they can hold moisture and it can end up in places you wont see before turning your machine back on. Most office supply stores sell compressed air cleaners. its about 4 bucks US..

EDIT
I also wouldnt recommend "huffing" compressed CO2 unless you want to kill yourself.
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post #10 of 21
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I heard that using a vacuum can damage chips o_O
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