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Postby renovation » Mon Sep 08, 2014 10:32 pm

dust Bunnys can overheat a cpu . been bad as of late and not been blowing off the inside of my computer like I should be. tonight I payee for it. getting freeze ups and disk errors while restarting the computer back up . chased the Dust Bunnys away and all seems to working correctly again. the cpu cooler coil was blocked solid with Duct Bunnys so air from the fan was not able to cool the copper Heat Sink Proper if at all ! time for me to take the special (shortb) after this lesson learned .
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Postby normalicy » Tue Sep 09, 2014 1:39 am

I try to thoroughly dust mine out every 6 months. It's amazing how quick it can build up.

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Postby Losbot » Tue Sep 09, 2014 11:04 am

I vacuum all my PCs every 6 mos.
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Postby ZYFER » Tue Sep 09, 2014 11:22 am

Ya, the other part is when they start to collect on fans. The fan blades get heavier and spin slower.
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Postby FlyingPenguin » Tue Sep 09, 2014 11:48 am

I use an air compressor with a filter attachment to block oil and water. You just don't want to over-speed the fans and eat the bearings, so I usually jam them with a finger or plastic straw.

Every 6 months or so, or whenever I have to open the case for maintenance. Easy enough to unplug it and take it to the garage.

My gaming PC has filters, but dust still gets through.
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Postby ZYFER » Sat Sep 13, 2014 4:58 am

Well make sense really, most people do not have microscopic particle filters on our computers. Though filters slows the overall buildup. Many people put their computers on the floor too. That increases the amount of dust it is exposed to.
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Postby Executioner » Sat Sep 13, 2014 2:04 pm

I have an Antec 182 case with several screen filters that I wash out about every other month. I let my PC go one time for 2 years before I opened it up. Dust was minimal.


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