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Good CPU cooler for AMD Phenom II 955 BE
Jun 23, 2012, 9:25 AM
I need a good and cheapish CPU cooler because the stock cooler is too loud. Is the CM hyper 212 still the best cheapish cooler or are there better ones?
Jun 23, 2012
good cooler phenom
Jun 23, 2012, 9:42 AM
Also does anyone have any tips for removing thermal paste from the CPU?
Jun 23, 2012, 11:25 AM
Yes that is still the cheapest best heat sink for removing thermal paste from the CPU You may also use Thermal Grease removal/Surface Purifier kits such as
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Jun 23, 2012, 11:40 AM
Look here at amuffin tutorial for removing thermal paste
Jun 23, 2012, 11:43 AM
Isopropyl alcohol and something somewhat lint-free -- like a coffee filter.
Be sure the 212+ will fit in your case -- go with the 92mm *TX* if you have any worries.
Jun 23, 2012, 12:26 PM
Agreed with wise, for me I didn't even need it, just run prime 95 for about 5 minutes then shut off the pc and you should be able to get all of it off with just coffee filters.
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