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Old 03-28-2005, 12:31 PM   #21 (permalink)
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so how often do you need to clean it?
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Old 03-28-2005, 12:46 PM   #22 (permalink)
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When it gets too dusty ...duh!
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Old 03-28-2005, 12:49 PM   #23 (permalink)
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lol, so no estimate as to how often?
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Old 03-28-2005, 01:40 PM   #24 (permalink)
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I'm gonna guess...more than once a year and less than 8 times a day.

It's dust, dude. It's not a science. (Science experiment, maybe...)

If you look in the box and see a little dust on the floor of the box or on a fan, no worries. If you see big dust-bunnies, dust frosted all over the fans and RAM, and the mere act of opening the case causes a cloud of dust to form...clean it.

I'm sorry, but we're just not qualified dust-quantifiers. The only one we had died 12 years ago from gray-lung....
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Old 03-28-2005, 02:38 PM   #25 (permalink)
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lol. My point is, if you ask someone how often they hoover there house they usually give an estimate despite how dusty it is. once a week maybe. Different people would class a lot of dust differently and i dont know how much dust really effects computers. I suppose ill stick to once a month for now unless someone says otherwise
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Old 03-28-2005, 03:02 PM   #26 (permalink)
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I clean mine habitually once per week on the weekends. But that's only because I have a weekend routine thing where I do my laundry, clean my room completely, and clean my computer each week.
I wouldn't recommend fan filters though, unless you are too lazy to clean out the case yourself. They hurt your CFM, look ugly, and cost money. Did I mention they look like crap?
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Old 03-28-2005, 03:16 PM   #27 (permalink)
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Depends on how you do them. If you take time and mount your filters behind the grill plate inside the case, they look alright.
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