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. 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! Related resources Reapplying thermal compound - Forum Rotated HSF, should I reapply thermal compound ? - Forum How often should you reapply CPU thermal compound ? - Forum 4850/4870: better temps by reapplying thermal paste? - Forum Question on Removing CPU and Reapplying Thermal Grease - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ares_02 January 8, 2011 8:04:53 AM Thx ares_02 January 18, 2011 7:35:26 AM Best answer selected by ares_02. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumPs3 repair,used as5 thermal compound on cpu n gpu chips,only lasts 3 weeks.need ForumHeat sink thermal compound slid on install. Help! ForumThermal Compound spills underneath heat spreader ForumAfter Re-applying thermal paste, Temp skyrocketed ForumIvy chip stock cooler compound ForumIs it normal that the thermal compound in my cpu heatsink is powdered? ForumRe applying thermal compound to hydro series H80i ForumInstalling Hyper 212 EVO - Thermal Compound Question ForumHelp, silver compound just applied but temps higher... ForumAcceptable CPU heat ForumWhat compound is used INSIDE a processor? ForumBest Thermal Compound for GPU Forum@ About Thermal Compound ForumPSU Help ForumHow to apply Thermal Paste/Compound More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !