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Should I Have Used A Micro Fiber Cloth To Clean My CPU?

Well... I Used A Napkin And I Saw Many Tiny Scraches And Accedentlt Scratched My 8120 While Cleaning It Many Times Was This Bad? My Temp Now Is 15c About Idle
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  1. Did you use rubbing alcohol?
  2. amuffin said:
    Did you use rubbing alcohol?

    yes
  3. I wouldn't worry, most thermal paste is a little bit abrasive anyway
  4. melikepie said:
    Well... I Used A Napkin And I Saw Many Tiny Scraches And Accedentlt Scratched My 8120 While Cleaning It Many Times Was This Bad? My Temp Now Is 15c About Idle

    What is the temperature on stress test. This is what matters...
    & by "napkin"... do you mean the sanitary one?
  5. randomkid said:
    What is the temperature on stress test. This is what matters...
    & by "napkin"... do you mean the sanitary one?

    No i mean a napking which is NOT a micro fiber cloth, a paper napkin to be exact.
    43c-46c on full load
  6. melikepie said:
    No i mean a napking which is NOT a micro fiber cloth, a paper napkin to be exact.
    43c-46c on full load


    If your temperatures are that good it doesn't matter what you used to clean it.
  7. Best answer
    melikepie said:
    No i mean a napking which is NOT a micro fiber cloth, a paper napkin to be exact.
    43c-46c on full load

    Its fine then. No need to worry about the small scratches. The thermal paste will fill it up. That's what its for.
  8. Best answer selected by melikepie.
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