Have to remove thermal paste off CPU for new HSF? Tags: Heatsinks Thermal Compound CPUs Evo Overclocking Last response: June 23, 2012 11:59 PM in Overclocking Share aznpiggy June 22, 2012 6:31:05 PM Hi, Yesterday I purchased a CM Hyper 212 EVO and I forgot to purchase some alcohol for removing the thermal paste off my CPU. Can I just apply the new HSF onto my CPU since there is already some thermal paste on it? Thanks. More about : remove thermal paste cpu hsf aznpiggy June 22, 2012 7:19:46 PM no lol i guess i have to go out and get my self some alcohol thanks anyways m 0 l aznpiggy June 23, 2012 11:59:48 PM Best answer selected by aznpiggy. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Scraping thermal paste off cpu for new HSF? Forum Replacing HSF, remove old thermal paste? Forum SolvedShould I remove CPU to clean thermal paste? Forum SolvedCan I use nail polish remover to remove thermal paste from my CPU? Forum Solveddo i have to remove the previous thermal paste from a CPU Forum SolvedCan white vinegar replace Rubbing alcohol for cleaning thermal paste off of a CPU? Forum SolvedThe intricacies of cleaning thermal paste off CPU Forum Installing HSF/Removal and Thermal Paste? Clean & Apply each time? Forum SolvedCould i use this to clean the thermal paste off my cpu? Forum SolvedShould it be a problem if some excess thermal paste went off of the cpu and onto the cpu mount? Forum SolvedReplacing Thermal Paste - Remove CPU from socket? Forum Solvedcleaning thermal paste off of cpu green chip Forum SolvedReplacing m/b, do I need to use new thermal paste on reinstall of CPU? Forum SolvedDo I need new thermal paste or a new cpu cooler Forum SolvedDo i need to apply a new thermal paste after removing the mobo? Forum I Used Nail Polish Remover On CPU To Get Rid of Thermal Paste! Forum SolvedRemoving thermal paste from CPU Forum SolvedInstalling a new CPU, Question about thermal paste Forum ArctiClean Thermal Paste Remover on Green section of CPU Forum SolvedReapply thermal paste on new CPU attached a day before? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !