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Is cleaning your PC pointless if your temps havent changed?

#1MASKOAAAPosted 10/17/2013 10:20:51 AM
Looked at my temps 4 months ago when I cleaned it and marked the fan speeds for each game and they havent changed and my computer desk is fairly dusty around my monitor ....I normally clean everything every 2 months but is there actually any reason to if the fan speeds are staying the same and so are the temps?
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#2BogePosted 10/17/2013 10:26:15 AM(edited)
Why would it be pointless to clean it?

I've seen some fans with old dust caked onto them. If it's there long enough, it tends to stick unlike dust usually does. For that reason alone, I'd blow it out once a month or so.

If your computer never changed temps, and you don't mind the dust and grime, no, there probably isn't a point to cleaning out your machine. But it doesn't really work like that. EVENTUALLY, that build up will cause a problem. It might not be until you're done with your hardware, but eventually it will.
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#3TimePharaohPosted 10/17/2013 3:29:47 PM
Is cleaning your room pointless if you don't have roaches yet?
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#4LB3Posted 10/17/2013 3:53:20 PM
Is cleaning your underwears pointless if they don't have dookie streaks?
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#5Killah PriestPosted 10/17/2013 3:54:08 PM
well said guys lol
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#6NicodimusPosted 10/17/2013 4:03:09 PM
TimePharaoh posted...
Is cleaning your room pointless if you don't have roaches yet?


Holy crap. I came in to type this exact sentence, word for word. Get out of my brain!
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#7LordSeiferPosted 10/17/2013 4:04:42 PM
is cleaning your roaches pointless if they dont have dookie streaks?



I say yes.
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#8EpicKingdom_Posted 10/17/2013 4:17:25 PM(edited)
I clean my hardware while hanging upside down blindfolded. It's mandatory of the Glorious PC Gaming Master Race.


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#9VIP86Posted 10/17/2013 4:28:49 PM
Is brushing your teeth pointless if you don't have cavities?
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#10LordSeiferPosted 10/17/2013 4:39:34 PM
brushing does not remove cavities, your analogy is flawed, out with you!
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