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Old 08-25-2005, 09:26 PM   #1
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Default MOBO help

im swapping out a mobo and im wondering if i could take out the heat sink and maybe vacum the dust a little so it can run a little more efficent. so would it be ok to take it out and vacum it?
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Old 08-25-2005, 10:03 PM   #2
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Well by vacuum I'm assuming you mean the small little hand vacs which I believe is ok, so long as you keep it a little far. I've always thought the compressed air cans worked best.
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Yeah, just blow the air from those compressed cans... a vacuum is good only with carpets... you want to blow the air, not just suck on it... not as powerful if you can't get really clsoe to the mobo...
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compressed air is the way to go but a vacum would help a little.
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