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Graphite powder for noisy fans

by sombunall on March 18th, 2010 at 10:13 AM
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

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

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

by sombunall on February 24th, 2010 at 09:50 AM
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

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

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