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If I want to change my CPU's thermal paste...

Last response: in CPUs
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?
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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.