Importance of Keeping a clean PC

Discussion in 'Green Room' started by Taggert_LOA, Aug 23, 2004.

  1. Taggert_LOA

    Taggert_LOA Modding Addict Political User

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    here is a picture of a pc i had the recent pleasure of working on. please folks a can of air and simple green go along way. i swear the owner never ever opened the pc to see why it stopped working. thank god i get 40.00 an hour.
     

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  2. TKC

    TKC Jham Down

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    $40 an hour, are you hiring?
     
  3. damnyank

    damnyank I WILL NOT FORGET 911

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    $40 an hour - to dust??? Don't tell my wife!!!:D
     
  4. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Oh man...that's one ugly mess.
     
  5. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Ick! Not good, not good at all.

    Should get myself a can of air actually, my box hasn't been cleaned in months.
     
  6. NetRyder

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    I'd love to see what his heatsinks and fans looked like.
    You probably wouldn't even be able to tell what they were. [​IMG]
     
  7. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    dam i have never seen one that clogged up :eek:
     
  8. Lee

    Lee OSNN Proxy

    Well a bit of dust helps supercharge your PC, gives it that extra zip!

    That looks like lint, sure he/she didn't dishwasher it then dry it in the tumble dryer!
     
  9. albybum

    albybum Penguin Rancher

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    my allergies are kicking up from just looking at that picture. jeez :(
     
  10. Grandmaster

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    God! That's digusting :p His computer was a fire hazard with that much dust...
     
  11. Xie

    Xie - geek - Subscribed User Folding Team

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    Wowzerz ... did he like brush his pet in front of that box everyday with a box fan blowing on it?
     
  12. rotjong

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    Likewise. I'm not kidding... I actually sneezed. Bleh!!!

    I wonder how much heat that sucker was throwing out before it stop working.

    rotjong
     
  13. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    That could be my roommates computer. About 2 months a go a ram module bit the dust in it because it was so thickly covered in dust. He hadn't cleaned the box since he got it 18 months previous. Unfortunately the bad ram took the OS with it.
     
  14. onimkron

    onimkron OSNN Senior Addict

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    Heck of a lot of dust, surprised the fluff didn't start to bulge out of the front panels :eek:

    Must've been a pain to clean the whole case out.
     
  15. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    heh, I buy new parts before they get that dusty :D
     
  16. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    By any chance,

    Is the owner of that tower missing his cat. If he is, I think you found it.


    Heeter
     
  17. gonaads

    gonaads Beware the G-Man Political User Folding Team


    Hahahahaha... The cat prolly would rub up against it thinkin the damned 'puter was purrrin back at him. Can you say "furball" :p
     
  18. Maveric169

    Maveric169 The Voices Talk to Me

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    I had the pleasure of fixing a call accounting pc once at a clients site, I wish I still had the pics I took for warentee refusal, the entire inside of the case (mini tower) was FULL of matted dust bunnies! The buildup was soo bad all the fans stopped, not because they failed, but because there was sooo much crap inside they couldn't turn anymore.

    Needless to say the lack of any airflow killed the cpu, ram, and PSU.
     
  19. Tittles

    Tittles Dabba Dooba Political User

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    U had Pleasure fixin a computer :p
     
  20. NerdUprising

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    LOL.

    wow, that is... actually, I can't think of anything to say that would be funnier than the picture on its own :p