How to kill your PC, quickly

Posted on Thursday, Nov 08 2007 @ 05:22 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Many causes can be attributed to causing a PC to malfunction, sometimes even going out with a bang and a display of small fireworks, but what is a common cause?
Building someone a PC, or upgrading one, isn’t something I dislike doing, I usually make every effort to get them the most bang for the buck, and build them a machine that’s both quiet and fast. Because proper airflow inside a case helps to reduce the temperature inside the case and lengthens component lifetime I take extra care when routing cables, and tie them down so they obstruct the airflow the least. I also make sure to give its future owner a few instructions on how to properly maintain their PC, usually by making sure they check regularly whether all of the fans are still spinning and dust isn’t clogging them up, and how to clean the dust off if needed...
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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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