I used lighter fluid, it came off in a second. Alcohol was mushing it around taking off little at the time. Also like using lighter fluid to remove any soft glue type like what stickers leave after removing them, if it's soft it will get it off. :smile:
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I think I'll stick /w the alcohol, I don't think I'd want to use lighter fluid on my cpu, even though it probably wouldn't do anything.
Isopropyl alchohol, and a piece of paper towel. Get creative, you put some alchohol on the towel and you use the towel to remove your frag tape. Pretty straight forward.
Read the instruction carefully on how to put your AS3 on. a little dab'll do ya. Remeber you are only filling the microscopic dents and imperfections in your heatsink and core. So a VERY thin coat will work, I use a razor blade to skim this coat along my core.
I also use a sandwich bag and rub some into the bottom of my heatsink, no finger oils by using the bag.
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I used Petrol on my hsf. First I tried nail varnish remover, but that didnt work well. Petrol worked a treat
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Alright, thanks. After work today I got some isopropyl alcohol and acetone. Only problem is the purest I could get was 91%, everywhere else was 70%.
Is the 91% okay or should I check around to see if some of the drug stores that weren't open today will have some?
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91% isopropyl is fine.
Think of it like this: it's just fancy sand. There is not really much chemically that you could even do to it, even if you were trying to.
just don't use anything too acidic, that would be bad.
I use very hot water and dishwashing detergent.
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I don't think it's possible to get too much purer than that. I know that for alcoholic beverages, it's completely impossible to totally seperate water from the alcohol because they have somewhat close boiling temperatures.
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The best for me, takes about 30 seconds. <b>Silicone in spray</b>, you know, is the one used for the inside of the car to make the things shiny. For me is the most powerful/secure solvent.
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