The above example is why you should dust the inside of your PC case regularly, and not wait until five years later when parts start malfunctioning. More pictures after the break.

If you want to clean up your CPU from the inside then the folks at Techdo suggest that using compressed air is the best option and you need to be sure to “hold the can as close to vertical as possible to prevent liquid spray that could harm components”

[via NewLaunches]