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Old 09-17-2007, 12:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So I was wondering why my computer kept filling with dust, within days after cleaning it. It was driving me crazy, I did everything I could to stop it, but no such luck... So I was inside my PC, attempting to clean up my wires and have some decent wire management (so I could post in the wire management thread and get a respectable score )

And I noticed I could pop off the front of my case, call me a newb, but this never occured to me before. Anyways, I popped it off.. And, you can see what I saw below



Hopefully my airflow is better now :laughing:
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Old 09-17-2007, 02:24 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Holy censored , wow clean it !
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that makes me feel sick
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I was surprised, there was no sign off it when looking into the machine with the side off.

Nice and clean now
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gdgd, just out of interest how long have you had that case?
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gdgd, just out of interest how long have you had that case?
judging by that pic id say at least 2 years maybe more
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Old 09-17-2007, 03:10 PM   #7 (permalink)
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judging by that pic id say at least 2 years maybe more
more like minimum 5 years without a drive bay change... dear jesus

where do you live? a saw mill? Even if you were rubbing your case across carpet 24/7 I don't think you'd get that much dust
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im guessing near a car park or busy road
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Hey NinteenNinetySeven, What were your temps and um do you listen to Sleepytime Gorilla Museum ?
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that's gross dude....really gross.

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