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  1. Graphite powder for noisy fans

    EDIT: Google failed me. Graphite powder conducts electricity so a leak could mean a short circuit in your computer. High temperature grease is better. See this forum thread:

    http://www.vintage-computer.com/vcfo...bricating-fans

    BELOW IS THE OLD POST, FOR REFERENCE


    Google "graphite powder cpu fan". It worked great for my noisy laptop fan. I have some extra tips however. Don't use too much graphite powder. I ...

    Updated July 18th, 2010 at 07:13 PM by sombunall

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  2. People who'd throw out hardware if they can't make a profit

    I think this post is a +5 insightful. This guy has gone half-way into the selling paradigm in order to balance the question of what to do with extra vintage hardware if you must ship it out. I have the same questions myself that I am going through right now.

    for context: the mac seller had a high price on a computer in a window and would not reduce it. After a long period of not selling it was seen in the dumpster in the back. The owner refused to let anyone take it for free when ...

    Updated January 19th, 2014 at 07:09 AM by sombunall (added some more context)

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