If I want to change my CPU's thermal paste... Tags: CPUs Cooling Thermal Compound Last response: April 4, 2008 10:34 AM in CPUs Share kittyhawk April 4, 2008 9:19:29 AM If I want to remove the stock thermal paste from my CPU and CPU cooler, and then apply the new one, how should I do it? Can I just use tissue paper to rub off the old thermal paste? Or is there anything else that I should do? More about : change cpu thermal paste jsc a c 172 à CPUs April 4, 2008 10:34:25 AM Use isopropyl alcohol - not rubbing alcohol - and a iece of a coffee filter. Tissue is not durable enough and rags may leave lint. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWant to apply some better thermal paste on my CPU HS ForumSaphire 6850 Thermal Paste change question: ForumDo I need to change my Thermal Paste when upgrading my Motherboard? ForumDo I need to change my thermal paste when changing my motherboard? ForumThermal paste already on cpu fan?? ForumCPU reseat without changing the thermal paste ! ForumCPU is getting hot after applying Thermal Paste ForumHave i Fried my CPU ? due to no Thermal Paste ??? ForumThermal CPU paste ForumCPU Thermal Paste Question ForumThermal Paste Removal/Installation Guide ForumReplacing Thermal Paste - Remove CPU from socket? ForumBest thermal paste for lowest temps ForumBest Thermal Paste ? ForumCPU Thermal Paste ForumQuestion About Thermal Paste Application and Building Questions ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 ForumItels New 2 Billion Transistor CPU with 30MB of cache ! ForumHelp for cooling paste choice ForumCPU Temp More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !