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Old 12-18-2005, 07:13 PM   #1
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Default Thermal paste help!!!!!

I heard that once you put thermak paste (artic silver) on a processer / heatsink you cant take the heatsink off again is that true.



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Old 12-18-2005, 09:08 PM   #2
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Default Re: Thermal paste help!!!!!

You can, but you need to lever it off which isn't really good cas you can strach the cpu, unless you use a a rubber thing of sumin. But you still can take it off.

Yes I have another problem...
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Old 12-18-2005, 09:17 PM   #3
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Yes, I agree. You absolutely can take off the heatsink again. It's very easy. If the thermal compound is warm (right after you turn off your PC), then using a twisting motion of the heatsink will slide right off easily, assuming the retention springs are off.
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