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New Build, Installing CM Hyper 212 evo
Apr 14, 2013, 4:05 PM
Do I need to clean my cpu before adding thermal paste?
Is the stock CM thermal paste sufficient?
Apr 14, 2013
Apr 14, 2013
build installing hyper 212 evo
Apr 14, 2013, 4:07 PM
Clean and use the paste that came with the EVO you only need about the size of rice grain.
Apr 14, 2013, 4:20 PM
The paste with the EVO is excellent paste, just because it comes as standard doesn't mean its bad. I've used it, and its one of the best I've used.
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Apr 14, 2013, 4:25 PM
It is very close to Artic silver 5 in properties.
Apr 14, 2013, 4:29 PM
Awesome, any suggestions for good cleaning solution??
Apr 14, 2013, 4:49 PM
I wipe mine down with 91% isopropyl alcohol bought at the pharmacy.
Apr 14, 2013, 4:50 PM
I use 60% because thats all I can really get. I can buy some from eBay I guess.
If you want to get both AS5 and special thermal compound remover you can. Look up AS5 in eBay and there are plenty of packs that come with both the cleaner and AS5.
Apr 14, 2013, 4:55 PM
Awesome! Thanks Guys
Real help as I am building as we speak xD
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