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 SolvedLow Laptop CPU Temps after thermal paste change Forum SolvedI want to purchase the AMD FX-6300 CPU. Does it come with thermal paste? Forum SolvedSo my cpu was running a little hotter than I wanted to so I replaced the stock thermal paste but now the cpu is a constant 100 Forum Solvedcpu temp not lowering after changing thermal paste. Forum SolvedReseat CPU Without changing thermal paste? Forum Want to apply some better thermal paste on my CPU HS Forum CPU reseat without changing the thermal paste! Forum Solvedchange thermal paste on radeon 7970 Forum SolvedR9 280x Running Extremely Hot: Change Thermal Paste? Forum SolvedShould i change the thermal paste? Forum Solveddo you have to change thermal paste every now and then Forum SolvedAbout the Thermal Paste on my CPU & CPU Cooler... Forum SolvedPlease! I Need help and tips on how to properly clean and apply thermal paste to heatsink and cpu! Forum SolvedI want to remove thermal paste but all I have is Q-Tips and rubbign alcohol... Forum SolvedDo you still need thermal paste when you have a water cooler for your CPU? Forum SolvedBuilding a new PC, should I change the thermal paste? Forum SolvedCPU Swap : Can I swap a cpu from a mobo without replacing the thermal paste? Forum SolvedSpilled Thermal Paste cleaner on CPU! Please help? Forum SolvedCPU temps too high? (no, it's not because of the thermal paste) Forum Solvedthermal paste on old laptop cpu Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !