Jump to content

Heatsink Dust - Pics


Noxious4
 Share

Recommended Posts

Well I noticed that my CPU was about 10 degrees C hotter then when i first installed my SP-97 and Tornado...

 

brforecpucleaning17ow.jpg

Then I decided to Remove the heatsink, reapply paste, and remove all dust.

 

I took the fan off of my heatsink and found this.

dust4ec.th.jpg

Click For Full size

Literally, I'm not exagerating, a quarter of an inch thick dust.

 

So I clean it and redo the paste, then i get this...

aftercpucleaning19xv.jpg

 

I am Happy now. What do you think?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

  • Replies 36
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

I think you need to clean it a *little* more often. Do you have that thing on the floor? Computers like to suck in Dust bunnies and hair.

408215[/snapback]

 

Yeah, it's about 6 inches off of the ground. I think the 119CFM is what made it build up so fast.

 

 

Yeah i did clean the whole case.

Edited by Noxious4

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

holy crap it looks like mold LMAO

408231[/snapback]

yea thats what i was gonna say....that was nasty...but i've seen dustier...at work I had to go around to all the schools and clean out the pc's durning this last summer when we did it we were using a leaf blower to clean em out...those were really nasty we needed to cover our mouths and noses to do it, and we were outside....then when we went through the year before we ran into one pc that would not boot up...when we opened the case it was covered...we went trough like 2 1/2 cans of air before we got mostyly all the dust out...lol

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share


×
×
  • Create New...