Solved Do I need thermal paste if it's already pre-applied on the cooler? Tags: CPUs Cooling Thermal Compound Last response: July 1, 2012 11:40 PM in CPUs Share Nitov2 July 1, 2012 11:22:57 PM Will I need to put thermal paste on my CPU if my cooler already has some pre-applied, or do I have to apply some paste even if the cooler has some? I'm pretty new to building PCs and just wanted to sure and safe of what I am doing. More about : thermal paste pre applied cooler | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Best solution DJDeCiBeL CPUs Master July 1, 2012 11:25:17 PM Nope. It'll be fine. | Report abuse Nitov2 July 1, 2012 11:35:23 PM DJDeCiBeL said:Nope. It'll be fine. You're on a roll! I appreciate the help. | Report abuse DJDeCiBeL CPUs Master July 1, 2012 11:36:26 PM LOL, I try, and you're welcome. | Report abuse Nitov2 July 1, 2012 11:40:10 PM Best answer selected by Nitov2. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>Do I need thermal paste if it's already pre-applied on the cooler?> Related ressources: ForumWill this much of pre-applied thermal paste be enought for my CPU? ForumPreapplied thermal paste ? ForumShould I use pre-applied paste or Arctic Silver 5 ForumAMDs Pre-Applied Thermal Compound ForumThermal paste or not on Corsair H50-1 Water Cooler ForumDoes the i7-930 come with pre-applied thermal paste ? ForumBest thermal paste for lowest temps Forum[CPU] Do you need to apply Thermal Paste between CPU and CPU cooler ? ForumDo I need thermal paste ? ForumIn which method to apply thermal paste ? + PSU Confusion ForumCan I use the stock thermal stuff already on my heatsink? ForumQuick thermal paste question ForumApply thermal paste to heat-sink fan? ForumInstalling i5-2500k with no thermal paste ? ForumThermal paste dilemma ForumDoes Phenom ii x 4 955, come with thermal paste on the heatsink? ForumThermal Paste Required? ForumThermaltake 850w PCI-E question Forum[Solved] Oc and cooler ForumNeed to overclock my laptop CPU More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !