Dust Cleaning

Forum discussion tagged with Dust Cleaning.
  1. ciro_881

    Question What's the best air compressor to clean my pc?

    My pc doesn't have a huge dust buildup but I still want to take care of it before it gets really bad. So, what's the best air compressor? A regular old air compressor with a tank or one of those little dust blowers that you see on Amazon (do they have moisture too?) Which one is more reliable...
  2. S

    Question [SOLVED] PC not giving output after cleaning

    Hey guys, I could really use some help right now. I recently opened up my PC to clean its insides after a pretty long time. It was working fine before, but I saw cobwebs hanging inside so I decided that it was high time I cleaned up. I opened up the case, cleaned all the components, including...
  3. akaikisaki

    Question PC Dust cleaning Question

    Hello All, After reading about Compressed Air Cans and Electric Air Blowers, I came across these: https://www.amazon.in/Blowers/b?ie=UTF8&node=3639138031 Are these safe to use for Cleaning the Cabinet/ CPU components? Thank you.
  4. J3eeso

    Question My CPU temps got higher after cleaning my PC even though I haven't touched the cooler

    So as the thread title says, I have cleaned my pc ( fans, GPU and upper part of the motherboard) and the CPU got like temps 5C-7C higher in idle and I had an underclocked profile and it was still like 5-6 C higher, at full load ( normal profile AKA creator mode ) increased 3-5 C, and here when...
  5. R

    Question I NEED HELP WITH MY PS4|not powering up :(

    Hello everyone, hope you’re all finding yourselves through this whole quarantine. My ps4 runs very loud so I figured I’d follow a video on cleaning the dust out. I did everything perfectly fine and treated everything carefully making sure not to break anything on accident. However, after putting...
  6. E

    Question PC smells like burning plastic

    For some reason theres a burning plastic smell coming from my pc used it earlier in the day worked fine no smell turned it off for a couple hours and started it back up and it gave off the smell for some reason and looked it up and saw it could be the psu and motherboard I check both, both seem...
  7. G

    Question Can Clean Cooling Components w/ Water?

    Silly question. If I remove my CPU Heatsink, VRM heat sinks, GPU Heatsink and fans and all my fans from my case. Then proceeded to run them under water and brush them gently with a toothbrush. Dry them with a hair dryer and some Q-Tips and let them set for a day or two. Would they all work...
  8. J

    [SOLVED] Laptop in dusty environment

    Heyo! When im home I leave my laptop in my bedroom. But my bedroom tends to be very dusty because I live in a pretty old house. I can often see the dust on desk and try to clean it as much as possible. But I was wondering if this in the long run could damage my laptop, mouse and other...
  9. S

    Question Boot Looping after ReApplying Thermal Paste

    So I removed and dusted my whole PC with X Power A-2 Airrow and then cleaned and reapplied thermal paste. It turned on and was working right after I finished and when I turned it off to move it to a different spot, it didn’t boot into windows and has constantly boot looped since. If needed I...
  10. X

    [SOLVED] How to clean blower style gpu?

    Hello, I have ASUS RTX 2080 Turbo, and I want to clean it (without taking the cover). Any tips? What should I be careful about? How to clean the motor? Any way to clean inside the card without taking off the cover?
  11. R

    [SOLVED] Electric Air Blower

    hi , I bought an eletric blower a year ago to clean dust on my pc and I was wondering now if it´s possibçle to adapt the part that blows the air to reach the harder spots , because I get most of the dust off but can´t reach some spots . I will leave this image"...
  12. ZuRriX

    Question Dust

    This may seem like an unusual thread, but I don't think so. So, I live next to a very busy road and my room is the closest to the street and that is where my desk and my PC are placed. I like having a wide open window, especially in the summer and I like sleeping with it open. I recently got...
  13. N

    Question My front case fan is not spinning anymore.

    I built my computer around 3 years ago, so it was about time to clean the insides anyway. I've tried spraying compressed air into the case (taking every basic precaution) which did fix the problem for a bit, but it ended up stopping again. My case is a Xion XON 310 BK, a cramped, ugly mess of...
  14. C

    Question Is it ok blowing compressed air at my laptop's fan and intakes to remove dust?

    Hello! My laptop is HP Pavilion Notebook 15 p250nu. I have been using the laptop since like 2015-16 and never cleaned it up on the inside except a few months ago I had to swap the HDD with an SSD and then I also didn't really clean it much except blowing a bit of air at it. I don't really want...
  15. S

    Looking for a silent PSU

    I had to purchase a new PSU recently because my old antec TP750 was failing on me. I decided to bite the bullet and get what I thought was the best - Corsair AX860i. It is a pretty awesome PSU and does way more than I will ever need, however it has one thing that I hate - the fan. It is silent...
  16. Nerjuk

    Front Audio Header Installation

    So I don't have a clue how to connect the cables from the front audio header to the motherboard's pins. http://imgur.com/icRFhKh,yGHtVuT,mFQKQnK,SH55Wh5,GEF6M2p,UVZrkmc,fC9AMLF,TzCvs5W#5 So,here it can be seen that I have only 5 cables,8 if we put the 'wierd' one (you will see soon),when my...