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I had to reseat my heat sink it was left loose so i was told that i'd have to completely clean and reapply thermal paste to both the surface of the cpu and the surface of the heat sink touching the cpu the guy at the computer repair by my house said to use a clean solvant that wouldn't leave residue, so i mentioned i had ethenyl, he said that would be great. after i got done cleaning both suraces and some other suraces on the motherb i ead the instructions on the paste and it said to only use no


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I had to reseat my heat sink it was left loose so i was told that i'd have to completely clean and reapply thermal paste to both the surface of the cpu and the surface of the heat sink touching the cpu the guy at the computer repair by my house said to use a clean solvant that wouldn't leave residue, so i mentioned i had ethenyl, he said that would be great. after i got done cleaning both suraces and some other suraces on the motherb i ead the instructions on the paste and it said to only use no


Probably not, static electricity is a lot worst.\015\012Apply thermal paste to both surfaces, apply a thin coating. ... Gateway GT5453E Refurbished AMD Desktop Computer - AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ 2.2GHz , 1GB DD

I had to reseat my heat sink it was left loose so i was told that i'd have to completely clean and reapply thermal paste to both the surface of the cpu and the surface of the heat sink touching the cpu the guy at the computer repair by my house said to use a clean solvant that wouldn't leave residue, so i mentioned i had ethenyl, he said that would be great. after i got done cleaning both suraces and some other suraces on the motherb i ead the instructions on the paste and it said to only use no


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