Help! Missing Thermal paste??

I am in the middle of a build and was getting ready to install the heat sink and looked on the bottom to make sure it came with a thermal compound and to me, it just looks like bare metal.

This is a stock retail Phenom 2 720. Am I missing something? The manual said it should have thermal interface material on the bottom?? Is it clear??
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  1. Forget it, it is actually a compound on the bottom :)
  2. You can use a slice of cheese (not recommended for overclocking). :pt1cable:
    http://www.hardocp.com/article/2009/04/07/thermal_paste_shootout_q209

    The install video from AMDs website might be of help.
    http://support.amd.com/PublishingImages/Video/02-English-K8-Heatsink-Install-HighRes.wmv

    *edit - darn posted under again... :heink:
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