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Old 04-11-2008, 07:36 PM   #1
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Default Do i need thermal paste?

Quick question: ordered a q6600 kentsfield processor and it came with a heatsinc that had 3 stripes of thermal paste already on it do i need to add more to the processor or is it fine?
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Old 04-11-2008, 07:38 PM   #2
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Default Re: Do i need thermal paste?

No you don't. Just clean the heatspreader of the Q6600 with isopropyl alcohol before seating the HSF.
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thanks alot worship
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Default Re: Do i need thermal paste?

If you ever take the heatsink off again, you will need to reapply thermal paste.
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