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Today, I finally bought some screwdrivers to open up my ASUS G51JX so I could clean the dust out of it. After I finished cleaning, I ended up not putting the back panel on because the vents aren't enough to cool this gigantic beast. Is there anything I should worry about from leaving it off? The only thing I could think of was that dust can get in easier.

EDIT: It is currently sitting on top of a Cooler Master U3 with the fans pointed at the GPU/CPU and I have no intention of moving it.
Edited by Smallville - 4/4/11 at 9:47pm
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I left mine off for my old dell latitude. Just make sure you dont spill anythinng on it, that's the biggest danger. As for dust, you can always clean off!
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Today, I finally bought some screwdrivers to open up my ASUS G51JX so I could clean the dust out of it. After I finished cleaning, I ended up not putting the back panel on because the vents aren't enough to cool this gigantic beast. Is there anything I should worry about from leaving it off? The only thing I could think of was that dust can get in easier.

EDIT: It is currently sitting on top of a Cooler Master U3 with the fans pointed at the GPU/CPU and I have no intention of moving it.
I'd say dust, but that's a very slim chance it will spark something. Just make sure everything is tied down inside the case though. Don't want things getting lost.
     
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