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post #10811 of 28613
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okay i'll do that i'm just affraid to touch my motherboard and other components like i said i'm new in building a pc lol dont wanna damage anything ...
Just make sure you discharge yourself on the case. Best way is to have your PSU plugged in but not switched on. Then tocuh that every half a minuet. Also try not to move to much, reduce your clothing to as little as possible(My last clean out on the scout I was down to my boxers). If you can get one then a anti static wrist band will give you that little piece of mind.
    
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post #10812 of 28613
wash your hands in alcohol.. then touch something that is grounded like your stove or a sink.. Then use latex or non latex gloves like a surgeon. Then touch it like its stolen.
    
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post #10813 of 28613
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I never had a V8, but I'm not too happy with my H50. With the Scout, if you change the rear exhaust to intake, it makes the ambient temperature in the case pretty high. And if you leave the rear as exhaust, CPU temperature will not be as good. That's just what I've noticed with my case. I'm still messing around with the radiator and fan orientation to see what gives the best temperatures.
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Anyone tried mounting the H50's radiator behind the front intake fan inside the drive bay slots?

Do you think the intake air flow is enough to cool the radiator? And the little drive bay "room" isn't going to keep all the hot air around the radiator?
I have my H50-1 rad in the drive bays. My first attempt I used a shoddy mount I made and ended up not thinking it through 100% and it didn't work so great.



My second attempt has proven to be great.





    
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post #10814 of 28613
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Originally Posted by DefecTalisman View Post
Just make sure you discharge yourself on the case. Best way is to have your PSU plugged in but not switched on. Then tocuh that every half a minuet. Also try not to move to much, reduce your clothing to as little as possible(My last clean out on the scout I was down to my boxers). If you can get one then a anti static wrist band will give you that little piece of mind.



DefecTalisman, I found that picture of you cleaning out that system... I think mom wants that Garbage taken out asap.
Edited by Enigma8750 - 6/30/10 at 11:06pm
    
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post #10815 of 28613
lol, Gen E. That can't be me, my computer is MUCH better looking than that

Another 2 notes on static(after seeing that pic). First avoid carpet, try work in a tilled area or concrete floor. Second is body hair not only does it create static, but it also can fall in the case when your as hairy as the chap in Gen E's photo of me
    
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post #10816 of 28613
The main thing I really do is to always be touching something metal. I have built computers on a carpeted floor many times with no problem. (I'm not discrediting you Defec.) After you work with a part, touch something metal. Even better, just do that every 3 minutes or so. It also might help, also for comfort, to work without a shirt. I do that with every build.
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LOL.. Thanks for taking that joke so well.. Rep up.
    
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post #10818 of 28613
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I have my H50-1 rad in the drive bays. My first attempt I used a shoddy mount I made and ended up not thinking it through 100% and it didn't work so great.



My second attempt has proven to be great.





Nice work DT...
    
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post #10819 of 28613
Come one come all to the show that never ends..



Welcome to the CMSSC.. Show us your Stuff and be one of US!!

Semper Fi.. Do or Die.
    
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post #10820 of 28613
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LOL.. Thanks for taking that joke so well.. Rep up.


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Originally Posted by AuraNova View Post
The main thing I really do is to always be touching something metal. I have built computers on a carpeted floor many times with no problem. (I'm not discrediting you Defec.) After you work with a part, touch something metal. Even better, just do that every 3 minutes or so. It also might help, also for comfort, to work without a shirt. I do that with every build.
No problem. But just touching something metal is not always going to work. The metal you are touching needs to be properly grounded. Now I personally know that my PSU is grounded with a grounding rod via my distribution board.

When I worked for the Point Of Sales company, we where pretty strict with the electricity, had to do readings on all the shaved earth plug boxs. If it was more than 0.5v between neutral and earth then a grounding rod was requested specifically for the computer circuit on the DB if the problem could not be sourced. You might ask why is there voltage between neutral and earth? Well in restaurants/bars/clubs/hotels/casinos/etc.. there are allot of fridges and compressors. When these switch off, they dump a residual load down the ground, in most cases they are badly grounded, you end up with voltage on the neutral line. Worst case I found was about 5v coming up the ground wire Which would fry your PC pretty quick.
Also some paints are not conductive, so either you could test the surface with a multi meter for congruency or make sure its bare metal.

I suppose the moisture in the air also plays a role(taking it to the extreme).
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Humidification is a very effective way to eliminate the build-up of static electricity in manufacturing environments. By keeping the humidity at 55%rH the moisture content of the air is a natural conductor and earths any potential static charge.
    
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