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Hey guys, i just got my first "BIG" Card a little bit ago. My system Draws a lot of air through it and i live in an old house that is a bit dusty. I was wondering if you guys have any Advice on cleaning my Sexy 260? Any Advice or any comments would be greatly appreciated thanks
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Compressed air can... blow it all out once it gets dusty...
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Air can, don't use a vacuum cleaner (like I do).

Personally, I never had a problem using a vacuum cleaner, but you may inadvertently suck out or knock loose something important off the MOBO/Card or create a static charge!

Another method, if you don't have a compressed air can, is get some Q-Tips and clean the fan out that way which is another method I use.
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that sounds like a good idea thanks
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Compressed air.
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looks like compressed air is my answer thanks guys
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post #7 of 12
what is a compressed air can?

can someone post a picture?


nvm found it.. sorry :$

but, where do i spray the can>?
in the fan? or in de Back of the Case.. where the GPU pushes the air away
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post #8 of 12
Don't use the cans, you'll end up spending a fortune for them.

Buy an air compressor. If all you use it for is PC blowing out parts then it's a worthwhile investment. There are cheap ones out there.
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i think blowing it through the fan would be best.
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post #10 of 12
First I take the ol' Shop Vac and carefully suck out all the dust I can, then I flip the hose around from "suck" to "blow" and blow it all out.

Spotless!
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