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DUST! have you cleaned your CPU lately..?

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#26
yup. common thing. as a techie, i have an air compressor ready to kill those dust bunnies on demad.
same here. If you buy those dam air canisters, over time they add up to a air compressor. I got mine for about $75
 
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#27
Can a small air compressor work, like the 1 which is used to pump wheels for a car?
Nah not really man. They work of a small piston and push out small amounts of air at a time.

You really need some sort of tank to give you a more constant flow of air.

Maybe if you rigged your pump to a bottle and filled it with compressed air then spat it at your mb...
 

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Nah not really man. They work of a small piston and push out small amounts of air at a time.

You really need some sort of tank to give you a more constant flow of air.

Maybe if you rigged your pump to a bottle and filled it with compressed air then spat it at your mb...
i did use a balloon pump once, it was small but since it had a nozzle it was better than nothing. something with a tank is the way to do it, and a small nozzle is a bonus (higher pressure)
 

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how long will a can of compressed air last? i think my cpu temps could be high due to this and of course i need sandpaper too to lap my hsf
 

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Vacuum cleaner with a brush head, worked for me for the last 8 years no problems and takes about 5 minutes. Admittedly I'm a lazy sod.
 

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i haven't cleaned my HSF but once.I have owned it 4 months so it has been about 2 months now i am sure it is time to clean.My rabbits are shedding so it is going to have to get to cleaning it soon.
 
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hehe awesome