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Suggestions how to clean this radiator
#11
RE: Suggestions how to clean this radiator
(27th October 2016, 12:19)downbeatplumb Wrote:
(27th October 2016, 11:02)Atheist_BG Wrote: The radiator is CM Hyper T4 and for the moment it's ok but the dust is slowly gathering and at some point it will start heating up my CPU instead of cooling it. I tried using a soft hair paint brush but it's no good - there's no paint brush with that long hair; the dust is between the plates and is unreachable. I also tried with a vacuum cleaner but it was no good either - the dust won't move at all. I ran out of ideas what to try to get the dust ouf there.

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Shoot it. Isnt that the all purpose American answer.

Only if the internet powers your view of the world.
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#12
RE: Suggestions how to clean this radiator
No he's right.

You shoot it.
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#13
RE: Suggestions how to clean this radiator
(27th October 2016, 13:19)Gawdzilla Sama Wrote:
(27th October 2016, 12:19)downbeatplumb Wrote: Shoot it. Isnt that the all purpose American answer.

Only if the internet powers your view of the world.

What else is there?



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#14
RE: Suggestions how to clean this radiator
But...but...

Guns!

Murica.
Religion is bullshit. 

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#15
RE: Suggestions how to clean this radiator
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and you won't even have to get close to the radiator. 

the airstream will be vigorously forceful from quite a distance.
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#16
RE: Suggestions how to clean this radiator
(27th October 2016, 11:33)Nymphadora Wrote: We are being serious. Compressed cans of air come with little straws that you can use to get into small spaces. They work great on things like for what you need.

The first time I Googled "can of air" it showed me this, that's why I thought you were joking. Now I added "straws" and it showed me something quite different and I understood what you meant.
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#17
RE: Suggestions how to clean this radiator
(27th October 2016, 13:23)downbeatplumb Wrote:
(27th October 2016, 13:19)Gawdzilla Sama Wrote: Only if the internet powers your view of the world.

What else is there?

Reality.
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#18
RE: Suggestions how to clean this radiator
Just brainstorming here. . . a very thin metal ruler with a thin cloth (like a dried-out wet wipe) wrapped around it?
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#19
RE: Suggestions how to clean this radiator
(27th October 2016, 13:21)SteelCurtain Wrote: No he's right.

You shoot it.

You nuke it from orbit.

Duh, it's the only way to be sure.
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#20
RE: Suggestions how to clean this radiator
It's okay to clean the item with water given that your item doesn't contain electronic components. Though, it's possible sometimes to pour water on (some) electronics without causing damages to them. If your CPU or machine heats regularly this could be due:

1) Operating the machine under a hot environment
2) In PC's you might consider adding a cooling paste on the CPU
3) Fans not working properly
4) Excessive computations conducted by certain programs
5) Lack of air circulation (keep your machine in open area where air can get in and out and avoid blocking the areas where air comes out of your machine)

*This video is helpful:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d97M4uBGnXU

*Make sure you dry it out from water carefully before you operate it!
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