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In the middle of a build and need advice on thermal paste

Ok so im about to fit the CPU cooler, and its the stock one, (i know dont overclock with that cooler :) ) anyhow i have some mx-4 paste, so but could i just use the stuff on the cooler, it has these pads on... btw im using the i5 3570k

Really need some help,
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  1. The stuff that's on it will be fine, but if you decide to use the MX-4, just thoroughly clean off what's already there first.
  2. DJDeCiBeL said:
    The stuff that's on it will be fine, but if you decide to use the MX-4, just thoroughly clean off what's already there first.


    is the cooler the heatsink too? i thought they had this copper plate thing? thanks for the reply.
  3. Best answer
    If it's the stock cooler that comes with it, it does have a small copper disc in the middle.

    Like this (thanks amuffin)

  4. DJDeCiBeL said:
    If it's the stock cooler that comes with it, it does have a small copper disc in the middle.

    Like this (thanks amuffin)

    http://img337.imageshack.us/img337/2671/22278644.jpg


    Thats what i have thank you :)

    Back off to finish it now
  5. Best answer selected by spat55.
  6. You're welcome. :)
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