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Old 01-06-2005, 04:31 PM   #11
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Default Re: The goo in between proc + heatsink???

"AMD qualified heatsink/fan" Thats all it says.
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Old 01-06-2005, 04:33 PM   #12
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does it look like the contact area has anything on it?
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and what company manufactured it?
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This is the standard heatsink provided with AMD processor in a box 3500+ (130nm)
The contact area does have a sort of cloth on the bottom of the heatsink, i touched it-prob shouldnt but ah well- and it did make a sort of mark (like if you touch a waxed car it leaves like a fingerprint) so i assume this does have the grease thing?

Looking through the instructions there is nothing saying at all you have to apply this grease so i think ill just go with it being ok!

so fingers crossed!
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Old 01-06-2005, 04:45 PM   #15
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Old 01-06-2005, 04:57 PM   #16
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Is that pad like Thermal tape or something? theres thermal tape and paste i i don't knwo much about the tape stuff
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Old 01-06-2005, 05:03 PM   #17
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I FOUND THIS ITEM OF INTEREST FOR YOU.
HOPE IT CLEARES THINGS UP.
What is on the bottom of your cpu is a thermal 'pad.'

These arn't very good, because when the cpu gets hot the pad melts to cover up any imperfections between the cpu and heatsink so there can be a good heat transfer.

Only problem is, the damn pad acts like superglue as well, so when you want to take your cpu out of the socket/take the hsf off, they both come off together, my cpu got ripped out of the socket due to a thermal pad!!!

I would invest in getting thermal paste.

However AMD will say if the thermal pad is damaged replace it with another AMD reccomended thermal paste/pad otherwise you risk having your warrenty voided.
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Old 01-06-2005, 05:11 PM   #18
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thats stupid
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Stupid or not, it makes sense to me. here is the site its at.
http://forums.devhardware.com/archive/t-30294
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