Cleaning thermal paste

there i wanted to clean my fx 8150 but i dont have any alchol i check the medical store they dont have it is there any way to clean i think that hydrogen peroxide will clean it
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  1. http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=OA-001-AK&groupid=701&catid=27&subcat=

    This is what you need-You may need to look elsewhere if you dont live in england
  2. i dont live india europe i live in asia india delhi i dont know where i can find the alchol to clean the cpu
  3. How the hell can you not find isopropyl alcohol? It has to be sold somewhere. A grocery store, a corner store? a Dollar store.



    I would suggest that and a coffee machine filter.
  4. nekulturny said:
    How the hell can you not find isopropyl alcohol? It has to be sold somewhere. A grocery store, a corner store? a Dollar store.

    http://www.first-aid-product.com/images/M/M313.jpg

    I would suggest that and a coffee machine filter.
    http://www.hhcoffeesupply.com/media/catalog/category/Paper_Filters.jpg


    ok guys i find it but it color is blue and it says 70 alchol is this good cleaning cpu and i also wanted to know i dont have peice microfiber cloth is my men hankie will work becasue i got oo much old hankies around here and tought used to be clean cpu
  5. You should use a lint-free cloth, the coffee filters work best, but the cheap brown paper towels will work in a pinch. But yes, the denat alcohol will be fine. Hell, I guess you could have used a clear liquor too.
  6. nekulturny said:
    You should use a lint-free cloth, the coffee filters work best, but the cheap brown paper towels will work in a pinch. But yes, the denat alcohol will be fine. Hell, I guess you could have used a clear liquor too.


    oh my gosh when i unplug my stock cooler i saw too much thermal paste on copper heat sink and whole cpu i s covered with thermal paste but the problem is copper heat sink fin get some thermal paste inside how i can clean it through
  7. I used a small brush to scrub mine away (same problem originally as you) that came with my electric razor. I know it sounds kinda goofy ... BUT ... Just how often would it have been used otherwise ? LOL.
    And - DONT use the hydrogen peroxide anywhere neer your motherboard. it contains just that ..... HYDROGEN. Talk about future corrosion ! WHHEEWWW!
  8. this is serious man not joking
  9. A clear, distilled alcohol such as vodka, so long as its unflavored and doesn't have sugar additives is a quick and dirty solution, but indeed it will work.

    Beer is a really bad idea lol. Most of the contents are not alcohol. Vodka is diluted with water if its 80 proof for example, its 40% vodka, 60 percent water. Beer has hops and barley and crap in it, only about 10% alcohol, if that.
  10. yeah just alcohol fro clean it with safe
  11. wow guys u are genius yet i m using hydrogen peroxide which means i saw a black coating smudge on the heatsink i thnk that would be problem for transferring cpu heat
    to heatsink may be my heat sink surface get corrosion that s why my cpu cant contact with heatsink and i m using too much thermal paste for now guys alchol will clean the black corrosion on surface of heat sink
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