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    Ewww - filthy PCs!

    Saw this over at el reg......reminds me of a few oldies I've opened!
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    Re: Ewww - filthy PCs!

    yep and don't forget the first one http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/11/13/ventblockers/


    EDIT: great example of my main issue with the intel stock cooler

    Yes all cpu coolers will do that, but the top of the intel stock cooler is rough cut, so fluff sticks and mats faster.

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    Re: Ewww - filthy PCs!

    I had one that had spiders living in it!
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    Re: Ewww - filthy PCs!

    Worst i have seen is one full of cat hairs etc!! It stunk

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    Re: Ewww - filthy PCs!

    my nextdoor neighbour back at my parents PC was really bad. Hes a farmer and when i opened it up it just exploded onto me. Took me ages to clean and then when i did it was completely dead, so frustrating

    I now refuse to work on minging machines pretty much.

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    Re: Ewww - filthy PCs!

    Why do some peoples pcs get so dirty. Seen loads of pics of manky ones on the net!! Disgusting!

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    Re: Ewww - filthy PCs!

    Quote Originally Posted by Biscuit View Post
    my nextdoor neighbour back at my parents PC was really bad. Hes a farmer and when i opened it up it just exploded onto me. Took me ages to clean and then when i did it was completely dead, so frustrating

    I now refuse to work on minging machines pretty much.
    Wasn't there a story of PCWorld (?) refusing to fix a machine as it was clogged with smokey gunk, quoted it as being a health hazard!

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    Re: Ewww - filthy PCs!

    I hate looking at my sisters pc as it is in a smokers house and boy does it accumulate ciggy stink!

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    Re: Ewww - filthy PCs!

    I don't know what it is but cigarettes leave do an odour.

    Isn't it passive smoking just opening up a PC thats been in a smoking environment?

    LOL, I once opened up my sisters rig just to make sure she'd been keeping it clean AS I'd showed her!

    Edit: Wait a minute, the ones in the link I've just seen, how does anyone manage that?

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    Re: Ewww - filthy PCs!

    This is my own pc



    I blame the Q6600 for being suck a good chip, haven't upgraded in 3 years. I finally cleaned my case out after idle temps were reaching 58 degrees C

    New idle temp = 28

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    Re: Ewww - filthy PCs!

    I've seen far far worse than those, rusty, skanky, nicotine stained, rodents droppings. When I brought one full of rodent terd my cats went nuts ! I have no pictures, it was too grim for words.

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    Re: Ewww - filthy PCs!

    Quote Originally Posted by Behemoth View Post
    I've seen far far worse than those, rusty, skanky, nicotine stained, rodents droppings. When I brought one full of rodent terd my cats went nuts ! I have no pictures, it was too grim for words.
    I really hope you are referring to a PC and not something you brought back home after a night out.


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    Re: Ewww - filthy PCs!

    I was indeed talking about a PC, I've never dragged anything home on two legs thats as skanky as that !

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    Re: Ewww - filthy PCs!

    I'm in the process of building my first rig in Define R3. As the case comes with dust filters I am wondering if those will be of much help in keeping the inside of the case cleaner??
    How often do you usually do inspection and cleaning, and what's the best way of doing it?

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    Re: Ewww - filthy PCs!

    I don't think I've ever had any one of my PC 's in a case that long to get that dirty, I think the worse case I had for picing up dust though was my Lian Li PC 7, that was pretty horrendous.

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    Re: Ewww - filthy PCs!

    Quote Originally Posted by Rob_B View Post
    Wasn't there a story of PCWorld (?) refusing to fix a machine as it was clogged with smokey gunk, quoted it as being a health hazard!
    I think it was apple, rightly so i reckon it is pretty revolting. If someone wants me to fix their old disgusting PC they can pay me by the hour!

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