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Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by casual swift, Oct 25, 2010.

  1. casual swift

    casual swift New Member

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    I wanted to give my computer and peripherals a thorough cleaning and I came across this. Thought I would share incase anyone else is interested.

    LINK HERE
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    Thx for spamming us
    Crunching for Team TPU More than 25k PPD
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    Wrigleyvillain PTFO or GTFO

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    Reported.
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    casual swift New Member

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    Did I miss a rule somewhere? No posting links or something?

    (Sorry I thought it was an intresting read)
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    not that I'm aware, maybe this seemed too rudimentary to the others so they thought it was spam?
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    Not a spam post, and way to be lame to a new user. Welcome to TPU!

    We are an elitist bunch of Hardware Geeks and posting something so trivial as cleaning your PC will only upset the masses. You couldn't have known this, but now you do.

    I would also bet there are many users on here that could take a lesson in cleaning out their PC. Although NO ONE will ever admit to that. LOL.
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    Im not sticking up for anyone but i realy don't see the prob here inless that site is full of virused links and stuff. Looking again i see no dodgy links and i rather enjoyed the read.
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    Wrigleyvillain PTFO or GTFO

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    Sorry I guess I jumped to conclusions. It really looked like product spam the way it was worded and you just joined this month. Yes, welcome...
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    casual swift New Member

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    Duely noted, thanks. I guess I'm not used to this type of forum dynamic. The boards I come from usually appreciate when people contribute... Even if it is trivial to some users.

    I'm sure I'll get the hang of it. Till then, I'll put this stuff in the off topic section.
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    Wrigleyvillain PTFO or GTFO

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    Again, you didn't do anything wrong. Just a misunderstanding.
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    I love this statement. :D

    BTW, Welcome to TPU. :toast:

    This is a great community, and we love when people participate. This apparently just struck a member wrong. Take it with a grain of salt, and do not let it affect your participation in the future.

    NOW OVERCLOCK THAT i5. :D And nice PSU BTW.
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    lol Reminds me of world of warcraft (Ban first ask questions later)

    Now they have at least realised there mistake but next time guys read what the op wrote in his post it clearly states he wanted to give his hardware a clean and that website had info he found usefull.

    Beer for all.

    Reminds me its time to buy a new keyboard as this one is crap.
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    You know what I hate cleaning? My freaking Radiators and they always need a good cleaning every 3 months or so. Otherwise in 3 months my temps rise, and the sound level rises also since I am getting more blow back from the fans.
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    I live in London. DUST FLIPPING EVERYWHERE!! xD
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    West Texas seems to have the same problem. :shadedshu Non-removeable dust filters on the CM690II Advanced are a little @#$%@# to clean.
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    I have to clean mine every other day at the moment due to the house being worked on. bloody thing is falling down lol.
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    Naah, just post what you wish (within rules/common sense of course). If it's good, people will thank you for it, if it not it will be ignored. Like everything else in life. :)
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    Wow, 2 false positives... one right after the other. Crank back the spaminator dials... or
    a:}the bong hits
    b:}shots
    c:}shotguns
    d:}all the above.
    :laugh: Just funning y'all.

    It is a link to CNET and they recently change the format. Heck, the first time I went there after the change; I thought someone hi-jacked the site. Reaction was>:wtf: Took me a second to settle in.
    Quite a few sites are doin' the dam* pop-up bars and cr*p, at the top, bottom or sides.
    Personally, they are a distraction; that, I could live with-out.

    Back on topic:

    Yep, I need to do some dusting on the old girl.
    Thanks for the reminder, casual swift.:rolleyes: More to add to the TODODO List.:banghead:

    Welcome to TPU.:)
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    no kidding, those things attract more dust than a swiffer ever could. some of my radiators are sol old theres dust I can't get out, it's a perment fixture. lol
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    All's quiet and well on the Western Front :rockout:
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    i agree

    i took mine apart the other week, was going to take pics (still might) but yes they are f censored.gif n awkward to undo, but managed it without breaking the front or any of the plastic, and cans of air over here are quite expensive, and hard to get a hold of in my town:twitch:
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    we can turn this post into a double positive, he posted a rather useful link (i tried to even watch the video's but they wouldnt load :X) and we can share our horror stories/pics, like this here:
    [​IMG]

    that greeted me when i came to clean my H50 last night. i was horrified.
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    I should have did a pic of My H50 after 6 months from a ultra kaze, and a push and pull configuration without a dusting.

    It wasnt a radiator anymore guys, It was a shield from the outside world, and did the complete opposite job of cooling, actually heating my cpu up, :roll:

    But i clean my h50 up :laugh::toast:
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    @Gas2100 i like those gold coloured grills, but have never come across any 12 cm versions, and now i need 14cm versions and grills just don't come that big :eek:

    and welcome to techpowerup casual swift :D
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    i like em too. ^^ that was after 3 months on a Antec tri fan on medium setting. no 120mm gold so i had to ghetto a 80mm on ther :p

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