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3 years ago#1
I wanted to pick this up for cleaning my computer If I could find it in Canada but somebody told me "You are not going to get all that low level dust off there with a vac."

http://www.amazon.com/Metro-Vacuum-ED500-500-Watt-Electric/dp/B001J4ZOAW
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3 years ago#2
I usually just hose my down TBH, make sure to leave it unplugged with PSU off and let it sit in the sun for a few days.
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3 years ago#3
The datavac is great, but canned air works almost as well.
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3 years ago#4
HydroCannabinol posted...
I usually just hose my down TBH, make sure to leave it unplugged with PSU off and let it sit in the sun for a few days.

lol

lol

Just use the metro, it's very good for dusting.

If the tiny remnants of dust bother you, use a little hobby model painter brush with non-conducting brush parts. Of course I'd only ever bother doing that if you where about to sell the PC and wanted it to look as clean as possible, as it's a complete waste of time after a metro shot.
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3 years ago#5
Do you have a leaf blower?
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3 years ago#6
q-tips bro
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3 years ago#7
My friend recommended me the same duster. He said it removed dust in places he didn't think there would be any. I have not bought it yet, but I will soon, so I do not know from first hand experience how well it works.
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3 years ago#8
Fury_Futur posted...
q-tips bro


Bad idea, q-tips get shredded apart by computer parts and leave traces of thread all over.
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