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 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 Installing HSF/Removal and Thermal Paste? Clean & Apply each time? Forum Solvedcleaning thermal paste off of cpu green chip Forum SolvedReplacing Thermal Paste - Remove CPU from socket? 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 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 SolvedStock thermal paste or Cooler Master thermal paste on new CPU? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !