Solved Reapplying heat compound PS3 Tags: CPUs Playstation Heat Last response: January 18, 2011 7:35 AM in CPUs Share ares_02 January 5, 2011 11:02:23 AM Why is it necessary to preheat PS3 CPU and GPU before appplying fresh heat compound? Is it necessary to wait after preheating for application? If so how long? More about : reapplying heat compound ps3 house70 a b à CPUs January 7, 2011 1:12:10 PM Just follow the procedure recommended by the compound manufacturer and you should be fine. m 0 l Best solution vertical777 January 7, 2011 1:23:10 PM probably to soften up/melt the factory applied thermal paste so you can remove the heatsink without any serious problems. playing a few games before removing should do the trick be careful of static electricity! Share Related resources Does removing the heatsink without reapplying thermal compound cause CPU throttling? - Forum Reapplying thermal compound - Forum Do I need to re-apply thermal compound ? - Forum CPU heat rising constantly after new thermal compound. Help? - Forum New thermal compound on PS3 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ares_02 January 8, 2011 8:04:53 AM Thx m 0 l ares_02 January 18, 2011 7:35:26 AM Best answer selected by ares_02. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedthermal compound/ paste and Heat-Sink Forum SolvedHeat Sink and Thermal Compound Questions Forum SolvedPicking out a heat sink/thermal compound Forum Do I need to re-apply thermal compound when changing my motherboard? Forum SolvedCPU still heating after replacing thermal compound Forum Rotated HSF, should I reapply thermal compound? Forum Optimal thermal compound pattern for direct contact heat pipes Forum reapplied heat sink to cpu, now no video output Forum Ps3 repair,used as5 thermal compound on cpu n gpu chips,only lasts 3 weeks.need Forum Hp compaq nx9010 recommended heat sink compound to be used Forum I had to remove the heat sink a couple of times because I didn't screw it in properly, do I need to reapply thermal paste? Forum Heat sink compound to pc Forum Thermal Compound spills underneath heat spreader Forum Should I reapply the thermal compound? Forum What is the diferance of thermal compound and heat sink compound? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !