Thermal Paste on the MOBO Tags: Motherboards Thermal Compound Processors Last response: September 22, 2009 9:20 PM in Motherboards Share Meef September 22, 2009 1:03:04 AM If you get thermal paste on the pins of the motherboard, place the processor on it, then start up the comp. Will it cause the mobo or cpu to short out and/or fry? Arctic Silver 5 thermal paste. More about : thermal paste mobo jsc a c 156 V Motherboard September 22, 2009 9:20:53 PM Use a small, soft artist's brush with isopropyl alcohol. and very patiently and carefully try to remove as much of the thermal compound as you can. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedCPU Swap : Can I swap a cpu from a mobo without replacing the thermal paste? Forum SolvedDo i need to apply a new thermal paste after removing the mobo? Forum SolvedHelp, Replaced MOBO, Thermal Paste question?? Forum Buying Corsair H100I for my ASUS P8 Z77-V LM MOBO need help with cleaning thermal paste. Forum Thermal Paste - Mobo Breadboard Test Forum Reapply thermal paste when getting new mobo? Forum Thermal paste application and a mobo question Forum Does a retail mobo or cpu come with thermal paste? Forum SolvedRemove and replace heatsink - extra thermal paste needed? Forum SolvedI recently purchased an i7 4770K. There was no thermal paste included. Is it pre-applied? Forum SolvedThermal Paste on CPU HELP! Forum SolvedVERY IMPORTANT! Thermal Paste?! Forum SolvedDo I really need to buy thermal paste for new cpu ? Forum SolvedStock vs. Aftermarket Thermal Paste | What should I use ? Forum SolvedIs this Thermal Paste good? Forum SolvedHelp with HD 5770 Thermal Paste Forum Solvedthermal paste vs thermal pads/tape on the cpu/block. what are the advantages and disadvantages? Forum SolvedNeed help to decide the amount of thermal paste Forum SolvedMake-up wipes for removing thermal paste? Forum SolvedWhat will happen if we don't have Thermal Paste? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !