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3-15-2011 @ 4:34PM
That actually happens to me from time to time. I keep a can of compressed air on my desk and, if need be, open the case and have at it with the air. This is a particular problem for me because I have a videocard with a heatsink but no fan attached. I refuse to buy a new card at this point because I'm waiting to upgrade the whole machine. (Most of the components are probably 3-4 years old and it was pieced together on the cheap at that point.)TL;DR: If you have more slowdowns than you can account for - or than you used to - make sure the inside of your case is as dust-free as possible.
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