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Old 06-08-2006, 08:20 PM   #1
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how do i clean off the pre-applied thermal paste from my stock heatsink? (amd athlon 64 socket am2) thanks.
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Just take and scrape off as much as you can and then clean the surface with Alcohol, both the heatsink and the processor.
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lol man i had that same question but i never asked it... lol i acc got it on my hands ans shit wouldnt come off w/ water i had to use some RAM crap... for the heatsink all i did was rubb a papper napkin on it (BOUNTY) so it dont rip :P
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Default Re: cleaning stock hs

thanks guys. i got it off. most of it scraped off very easily. and the alcohol took of all the extra grease.
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thanks guys. i got it off. most of it scraped off very easily. and the alcohol took of all the extra grease.
yep, I just did that a couple days ago, cleaned off my thermal paste and applied new.
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