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Old 07-03-2006, 09:48 PM   #1
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For some reason my basement has a very high humidity of 73% with a dehumidifier. Usually I leave my computer on but I'm going on vacation so I'm gonna turn it off. Right now I think the fan is what keeps the humidity down inside the case but its just a guess. So my question is, can computer parts rust in high humidity places?
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Old 07-03-2006, 10:17 PM   #2
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Well, I live in Florida and we have like an 80% relative humidity inside the house. I haven't experienced any changes in performance or appearance since I have been here. I don't think that the computer parts would rust unless they come in contact with water and keep in contact with water. I wouldn't worry about rust with 73% humidity, as that is close to normal for an inside temperature-regulated room.
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Old 07-03-2006, 10:21 PM   #3
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I would hope to God not, for your sake. My house is like 50% humidity and in this room its like 70 F ALL THE TIME, with no real problems.
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Speaking of rust. I have found a old PC in the garbage today (Stripped out the good parts and threw the rest). Well, the stuf in it was nice, but what I would worry the most is the case. It was rusted.

Although, yours won't rust in a looooong while.
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Arright Thanks. Now I can sleep easy.
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Speaking of rust. I have found a old PC in the garbage today (Stripped out the good parts and threw the rest). Well, the stuf in it was nice, but what I would worry the most is the case. It was rusted.

Although, yours won't rust in a looooong while.
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camp outside a computer factory? lol
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