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Windows 7: Poor computer conditions = poor gaming performance?

20 May 2012   #1
Firstslayer09

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Poor computer conditions = poor gaming performance?

First off, I didn't know whether to post this in gaming or hardware. Sorry.

My question: If there is dust on the videocard and fans or other poor condtions in my computer, can it affect performance in gaming? FPS wise?

Thanks, Andrew.


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20 May 2012   #2
marsmimar

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I think any build-up of dust can lead to poor performance due to heat. And heat can lead to crashes, BSODs, etc.
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20 May 2012   #3
pparks1

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A small to moderate amount of dust is not likely going to have a noticeable effect on gaming. Most computers have quite a bit of dust build-up inside of them. While it's wise to keep it clean and tidy, i don't think you will really get any huge benefit by obsessively trying to keep it dust free.
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20 May 2012   #4
Firstslayer09

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alright thanks, i'll check on it.
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