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Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by DaMulta, Jul 7, 2008.

  1. DanishDevil

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    Stuff like that comes into the shop I work at all the time. I cleaned out a dust ELEPHANT from a PC a few weeks ago.
     
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    luckily for me most the PC i work with, their warranty ran out years ago so i dont have to worry about it
    currently the most up to date pc i have cleaned had a P4 on socket 478 in lol
     
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    How would they even know you opened it though?

    The only time they should void your warranty is if you opened it up and didn't know what you were doing and ended up screwing up the PC.

    If someone wasn't ''trained'' to open a computer up and opened it up anyways to clean it out and somehow HP or Dell found out, they sure as hell better not void the warranty on it. lol
     
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    some have "warranty void if opened" stickers on that if ripped (have to be if you want to open it) your warranty is void
     
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    Ahh I forgot about those.:laugh:
     
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    lol we all do until it rips lol
     
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    Haven't owned a pre-built system in years, ive gotten very accustomed to opening it up and not having a company bitch at me for doing so.:):rockout:
     
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    only been building PCs since last year so i am very new to it :D
    but i am still use to just taking the screws out and pulling the side panel off
     
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    It looks like they smoke too.

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    prebuilds ==== :nutkick::shadedshu
     
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    Omg so much dust!
     
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    Did it growl at you when you exposed it to sunlight? :twitch:
     
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  14. DaMulta

    DaMulta My stars went supernova

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    Yes that's an MP5( full auto airsoft, but don't tell me I can't drill someones eyes out at 450 feet per sec)


    That was a pill bottle for antibiotics, and a bag for of quarters. The good stuff is in the freezer(duh:slap:) quit smoking last month tho...don't know till when again. So it had to go on the ice:toast:
     
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    The ice is supposed to go on the heatsinks, silly.


    Plus, when you pull stuff out of the freezer, it colelcts moisture from the atmosphere.

    I tried freezing some TIM(don't ask:laugh::slap:), and it ended up going mouldy...;)
     
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    DaMulta My stars went supernova

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    You has to get all the air out of it, and then place it in some cardboard:p Its a good way to um get your water loop pre-mixed so to say.....yea that's it(sounded good at first at least)..
     
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    That's pretty bad. This week, I received a PC so I could figure out what was broken in there because it didn't start. Once I opened the side panel it became a no brainer, tons of dust, PSU fan clogged, no case fans. Before that I made a bet with my dad that it was the PSU that had burned down and IT WAS! Turns out the damn PC wasn't opened since it was built (6 years!). By now I wish I had taken photos of it when it wasn't clean.
    Will post photos of it semi-clean, though, if you want...
    Sweet!:rockout:
     
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    A few years ago I had one come in from an leather tannery an really old 386 in a desktop style case it was used to control recipes for dying the leather, anywho when i took the lid off to take a look you couldn't see a single component no shit this thing was choc full from bottom to top with a thick blanket of what looked like felt carpet underlay I carefully removed it bagged it up and took it back to show the boss who just about vomited when ha saw it albeit they now have a nice new filtered and cooled room where the PC's all sit
     
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    here is the 2nd dedicated folder/cruncher rig.

    Athlon X2 and GTX 295 :toast:

    This is for now, it's going in a case very soon.

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    DaMulta My stars went supernova

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    I love the idea of the 295, and I hope she crunchs 24/7 with EASE!
     
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    not bad bro. hows temps on the CPU running passive? I cooled it with a xiggy s1283 with a 800rpm fan and it ran ~35c and that was overclocked even.
     
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    It will! :) It's going at it right now!
     
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    This is my completed computer with my 275 back from RMA and my 8800GTS swapped with a GTS 250 (black PCB too keep with the theme :D). The only way I change it again is if I get a 470.

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    Pic is blurry cause I am trying to get used to my new digital camera I got a great deal on- Sony DSC-W370 for $40 :)
     
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    Still no luck on the 470 trade?
     

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