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How do you guys clean out your computers, ive heard air compressors are bad to blow them out with. So what do you guys reccomend, also how do you clean off your cpu cooler? Mine has a lot of fins and i dont know how to go about it.


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the dust on the fins dosent like to come off with air in a can
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[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Black-Decker-NS118-Cordless-Electric/dp/B0001Q2EMK/ref=pd_sim_ol_2"]I used this... no joke.[/ame]
I put an air filter next to it.
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This.

Wow, looks pretty crazy. Can get about 10-12 cans of air for that cost, but... might be a new "toy" in my toolbox, LOL.

I usually use a soft paintbrush and cans of compressed air. The trick is to clean it out more often, because once the dust is caked on, it is much more difficult to clean.

I got a compressor recently and have some needle blower attachments. Haven't used it yet, however.
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