Spilled thermal compound on motherboard and cpu Tags: Overclocking Thermal Compound CPUs Motherboards Last response: December 24, 2013 2:33 PM in Overclocking Share Sketchy0 December 24, 2013 2:05:20 PM Hey guys, i f'ed up lol. I spilled the thermal compound(CM IC Essential E1) on underneath my cpu(the pins) and on my motherboard(where the pins go in to) Will this break my CPU and/or Mobo? or is the thermal compound resistant to that? More about : spilled thermal compound motherboard cpu Blaise170 a b à CPUs a b V Motherboard December 24, 2013 2:13:25 PM Get some rubbing alcohol and use a cotton swab to get out as much of it as you can. m 0 l Sketchy0 December 24, 2013 2:17:46 PM Blaise170 said:Get some rubbing alcohol and use a cotton swab to get out as much of it as you can. What if i don't have that atm? m 0 l Related resources Spilled Thermal Paste cleaner on CPU! Please help? - Forum Please help My thermal paste spilled over the top of CPU what should I do?? - Forum Urgent Build Question, Thermal compound spill - Forum Direct contact cpu cooler needs thermal compound? - Forum cpu cooler or thermal compound - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Blaise170 a b à CPUs a b V Motherboard December 24, 2013 2:26:51 PM You can damage your motherboard and CPU by leaving it on. If it is electrically conductive (i.e. Arctic Silver), it could be even more damaging. m 0 l Sketchy0 December 24, 2013 2:33:42 PM Blaise170 said:You can damage your motherboard and CPU by leaving it on. If it is electrically conductive (i.e. Arctic Silver), it could be even more damaging. The grease i bought is electrically non conductive, is that good? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedDo intel cpu:s already have thermal compound on them? Forum SolvedCPU overheat . Thermal Compound!!! Help Forum SolvedDoes removing the heatsink without reapplying thermal compound cause CPU throttling? Forum SolvedEffects of thermal compound on CPU pins? Forum SolvedCPU thermal compound Forum SolvedShould I still apply Thermal compound to a CPU that i'm using again? Forum SolvedCPU heat rising constantly after new thermal compound. Help? Forum Solveddo i have to remove my cpu thermal compound? Forum SolvedDoes this CPU cooler come with thermal compound? Forum SolvedShould I use artic silver 5 or thermal compound that comes with hyper 212 evo on my cpu Forum SolvedHow do I know if it's already thermal compound on a cpu? Forum SolvedCPU still heating after replacing thermal compound Forum Thermal Compound spills underneath heat spreader Forum SolvedIs it OK to use pre-applied thermal compound on Intel CPU Stock Cooler or not? Forum SolvedThermal compound in CPU Socket? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !