alright ill try this. problem is it seems the grease is IN the holes. im trying to carefully get it out with a thumbtack
Originally Posted by Holysky
Rubbing Alcohol on a q tip. Do it GENTLY, this pins need to line up EXACTLY on the CPU.
im not talking about the CPU pins, im talking about all the holes on the CPU socket that the CPU pins go into. i placed the fan to test fit over the mobo CPU socket, not knowing there was thermal grease on it.