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    Pretty common in that kind of setup.
     
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    Don't know how that feather got there?

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    TIL that a lot of people on TPU own or work at computer shops.

    I work as a Database Administrator. I can post databases with dirty, nasty redundant data!
     
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    Oh, a pity I didn't know this thread earlier. I recently cleaned 2 computers from a friend who were working 24/7 for 3 years and he smokes. I had the cases opened for days to ventilate them before cleaning because the smell of nicotine was so strong I could got cancer standing close to it. I could had take some pictures, it was terrifying :laugh: And one of the fans got a brownish perma color even after cleaning it.
     
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    Not dirt, but still nasty in my book.

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    I've seen a few of those. I worked on a 80GB drive that some dumbass had an 8GB OS partition on and it had about 10% free space (I think maybe after I cleaned it up) and I had to defrag it about 10 times (between Windows defrag and JK Defrag) to make it nice. Of course, the other partition was totally empty.

    I think the worst I remember seeing off the top of my head was about 69% total fragmentation.
     
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    Some pretty dusty pics in this thread. ICK!

    I gave up on canned air long ago and use my garage air compressor. I use it on the pc's often. I make sure to drain the air tank to get rid of any water now and then.

    I have heard of motoctross/offroad riders spraying the underside of their bikes and fenders with silicone spray before a muddy race, to keep the mud from sticking. Anyone ever try silicon spray on heatsinks inside their pc? It could keep the dust from sticking.
     
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    I once had an HDD that was so fragmented that it just wouldn't read a complete file it could no longer boot into windows (3.11) had to format C:\ reinstall DOS 6.22 and windows 3.11 lol

    now I write up a list of things for customers to do at home which includes

    1: ChkDsk
    2: Full Virus scan
    3: Disk clean up
    4: Defrag
    5: Reboot

    to be done once a week and I tell them if it's not done it'll cost them twice as much to fix next time

    seems to work for most 99% of them only the odd lazy prick who has to much money to care
     
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    I got some great B-rated stuff to show too; today was PC cleanup day & before i did that i took some photos of it so try not to be offended. :laugh:

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    Pics were taken with Samsung GT-S5570 so forgive me the poor photo quality. :) Sorry.

    Other remarks: didn't cleaned it for about month & a half.
     
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    ... Just a month and half? :laugh:
     
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    Yup. :laugh: I didn't said it wasn't just dust but also old wall paint in there despite i cleaned it month & a half ago. Sarcasm much on your behalf? :roll: jk Cheers. :toast:
     
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    Your English is good huh :p

    Just having a friendly laugh. :)

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    Me too. Cheers mate. :toast:
     
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    about to clean my comp after a while. pics coming soon XD
     
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    I laughed when I seen that even the back plate was dusty, what do u do have the tower in a closed off space near you so all your skin dust has nowhere to go but on the pc? lol ^^ what gpu is that? :)

    edit: everyone should tel lme what gpus they own in a pm and ill add them to the gpudb :)
     
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    lol. its dusty for a reason, our place was renovated while the pc was still running so there is a lot of plaster of paris and paint dust there. also there is a subway station construction in the locality so that generates a ton of dust. not to mention im in the middle of the city. :p

    it was last cleaned ~2 months ago.
    add to that two panaflow 110+ cfm fans and you have a air filter :p

    GPU is a GIGABYTE GTS450 OC2 from Barbaric Soul.
     
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    Hardly bad, just some capacitor vomit.
     
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    http://www.techpowerup.com/gpudb/b658/GIGABYTE_GTS_450_OC2.html

    ;) is this what your card looked like without the dust ^^
     
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