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Old 08-01-2005, 09:48 PM   #11
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Default Re: Thermal paste or pad?

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and i have a question, when i get my processor brand new, i wont have to scrape anything off the back will I? will it come w/ a thermal pad alread ON the processor?
Retail processors that come with heatsinks should come with a thermal pad already on the heatsink. You will have to scrape it off with something plastic that won't scratch the heatsink.
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Old 08-02-2005, 12:17 AM   #12
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but im getting a different heatsink than the one my processor comes with. will that one come w/ a thermal pad on it?
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