This ancient technology might even be dustier than the case.
Buttons on the butts, or butts on the buttons? This is a real custom design. Don't smoke, kids.
This computer looks like the victim of a necromancer.
We think those are dust bunnies, and not cat poop.
It almost looks like this cooler is equipped with a camouflage net (or its own toupee).
Should fan blades be used to scrape off dust?
Is that an ATX or a DUST motherboard? It's honestly amazing that this system worked at all.
Modders just love a good powder coating!
Organically-grown insulation is much more eco-friendly than plastic.
Don't forget to empty the lint tray in your computer!
Looks like someone shredded a sheep in the front fan.
Probably not the best product placement picture Compaq's marketing team has seen.
Green IT: camouflage is everything!
We have to question the effectiveness of a fan blowing through a solid layer of grime.
That is not where the coffee grounds go!
The wrong kind of dust means you have a disaster on your hands!
Is that a heat sink or a brick of clay?
If the apartment is perfectly clean, that might mean all of your dust is getting sucked into the computer.
You are only bidding for the dust. The computer comes included.
Something is spinning, alright. But it probably had eight legs.
Is this a ventilation flap on what looks to be a Dell computer?
It almost looks like this PC was packed full of bread and left to mold over.
This dust sandwich is really hard to finish.
This mite breeding facility does not need any expansion cards.
This PSU was actively-cooled, but has since had to learn to live without airflow.
First, this Intel cooler melts the dust. Then it toasts your CPU.
We do not even want to know what it looks like on the inside.
Is this a fan or the propeller of the Titanic, drug up from underwater? They look the same.
This fertile soil is perfect for growing things. It seems the graphics card is almost ready for harvest!
Perhaps this is the world’s most efficient fan grille dust filter.
This VGA connector suits a dusty VHS movie collection.
This computer was apparently assembled by someone that did not care all that much. "Screws? I'll show you screwed!"
The CPU BBQ is a great idea, even if it is an expensive night out.
This computer was designed by an artist, and probably maintained by one as well.
This does not even look that bad, compared to some of the other pictures!
This owner's approach to cleaning was to simply avoid it.
This poor old Freezer now blows most of the air around the heat sink instead of through it.
This is probably the worst of them all. Why would a spider spin this huge web if there are no bugs to catch?
Not much dust, though!
Entomologists or arachnologists could probably say whether this is just dust or real spider webs.
Igor Wallossek is a Senior Contributing Editor for Tom's Hardware DE. He tests and reviews CPUs, GPUs, games and headsets.
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