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Old June 14, 2009, 01:44 AM
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Thats a ton of dust man,

Tore my comp apart yesterday for a clean and my vendetta 2 looked just as bad
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Old June 14, 2009, 02:29 AM
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oman, i really need to take my PC apart. I've been debating doing it for the last few weeks.. i think this thread has motivated me to do it.
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Old June 14, 2009, 04:44 AM
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Wow haha, I thought mine was bad cause it had a hint of grey. Mine is about 6ft above the ground so that helps.
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Old June 14, 2009, 06:04 AM
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Mines probably worse...

2 cats, hardwood floors, and I've been fixing up the walls to get ready for some new paint so there's a bunch of Polyfill dust floating around too

The last time I cleaned it, it looked like this:



I'd take a guess and say its the same, or worse now. However that was with push/pull P12s, now I'm just running pull S-FLEX "F"s
At least as an enthusiast you're aware of the requirement to clean up every now and then......

Hands up.... how many folks have opened up a friend's/family computer which has sat on the same shelf for 3 - 5 years without moving an inch? Nothing like a 1/2" blanket of dust/pet hair completely covering the entire motherboard....... :)

Thanks for posting this Cptn Vortex. It's a good reminder for me that it's coming up on the 6 month mark since I took apart the Cosmos S and gave it a good cleaning. (Did the front bays and outside last week... :) ).
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Old June 14, 2009, 10:08 AM
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I use filters and clean them once a week.

I still get some dust in my case, but I usually clean that out with compressed air on a semi-regular basis.
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Old June 14, 2009, 07:33 PM
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At least as an enthusiast you're aware of the requirement to clean up every now and then......

Hands up.... how many folks have opened up a friend's/family computer which has sat on the same shelf for 3 - 5 years without moving an inch? Nothing like a 1/2" blanket of dust/pet hair completely covering the entire motherboard....... :)
lol I'm aware but I just get lazy...

My case internally is pretty clean thanks to the positive pressure =) Just that darn radiator hanging off the back that gets so dirty.

And yeah some PC's I've worked on were dirty but not THAT horrible.
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Old June 14, 2009, 07:40 PM
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I use filters on my intakes so the inside isnt too bad, Rad is on the back and look about the same.
Every 6 months I'll tear it down and soak the rad clean. Tubes are usally ready for a change by then anyways.

JD: I justt remembered you have those quick disconnects for your rad, should be super easy to clean it.
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I like this new ATCS case, all intakes are filtered :).
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JD: I justt remembered you have those quick disconnects for your rad, should be super easy to clean it.
Yeah but they still leak some fluid and gets air into the loop. Not as ideal as I hoped for.

I want to get a new reservoir (XSPC Dual Bay Res for DDC) but Jabtech's shipping is ridiculous. I'm hoping Performance-PCs or Sidewinder gets it in as well. It'll solve my pump/res issues as well since it's made exactly how I want. So when that time rolls around, I'll clean everything. Until then, f*ck it
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Old June 15, 2009, 09:30 AM
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Mine look teh same or worse after a few months. I clean em often.
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