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Did not clean CPU before installation

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July 14, 2013 7:48:42 PM

I just recently built my computer. To install the cpu I applied thermal compound then put on the cooler. I just found out that you are supposed to clean off the cpu with alcohol before installation. Is it a problem if I did not do this? Should I reinstall the cpu and cooler?

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July 14, 2013 7:56:13 PM

its fine
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July 14, 2013 7:57:22 PM

soheil253 said:
its fine


that's what I wanted to hear!
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July 14, 2013 8:03:15 PM

just check ur idle and load temp. and u r good to go
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July 14, 2013 8:04:08 PM

Yeah its perfectly fine. Only need to really clean it is if you are applying different TIM
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July 14, 2013 8:06:44 PM

tushardehra said:
just check ur idle and load temp. and u r good to go


idle: 25 Cel
load: 60 Cel
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