76. Here’s what the row of holes look like under the wick.
Tagged: , IBM , IBM 513 , Reproducing punch , Maintenance , Bob Erickson , Computer History Museum
I’ve used Mac mini’s a lot in my business and personal life. It’s great to be able to put such a small Mac wherever you want it and they rarely if ever have any problems.
In fact the only problem I’ve ever had with them is that they can end up getting a bit dirty especially if one has pets such as cats or dogs around.
When this 1.33GHz model tarted having some stability issues I disassembled it and cleaned it. The heat sink was almost completely blocked by a combination of hair and dust that fell away during disassembly.
© 2008 Malagent
Tagged: , Apple , Computer , Mac mini , G4 , motherboard , MLB , Logic Board , Maintenance , cleaning , dirty , dirt , dust , processor , CPU , heatsink , Components , Service
My computer overheated today, so it was time to give it a good seeing to. Here I’m vacuuming the CPU cooling unit. As you can see, it has gathered quite a bit of dust over the years.
Also on the floor: my video card, which I gave a new quiet and rather large Zalman cooler.
Tagged: , 365 , 365days , threesixtyfive , me , selfportrait , strobist , cpu , cooler , dust , vacuum , clean , maintenance , Amsterdam , lens:type=17-55mm F/2.8 IS USM