This will be my first time installing a CPU+HSF & was hoping someone can tell me which would be best & easy for a 1st timer to apply?
BTW, the HSF has some compound on it from previous usage. I've used q-tips & a dry-smooth cloth to clean it, but it still has a stain-like spot on it. Does it really matter if I get this spot out or not?
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To remove the spot use rubbing alcohol and a coffee filter. Personally I use Arctic Silver 5, which many consider the best on the market. Here are some application instructions: