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Getting my first Aftermarket Cooler Today

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September 14, 2012 1:49:59 PM

Getting the Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo today. It's for my first build and my first after market cooler. Any tips on how to install it properly and how to apply the Thermal Paste (Artic Silver 5) properly? I think i seated my Stock Heatsink/Fan wrong so i need advice.

My build just in case:


Asus p8z77-v pro
i5 3570k
GTX 680 FTW+ 4GB
NZXT Phantom Full Tower (I think the case fans are connected to the PSU since the Motherboard doesn't detect them)
2x4gb Corsair Vengeance RAM
Samsung 830 128gb SSD
WD Caviar Black 1TB
Asus DVD Drive
Corsair 850W Gold PSU
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September 14, 2012 2:09:48 PM

Check youtube. I'm sure there are 10,000+ videos showing you how to do it.
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September 14, 2012 10:43:05 PM

You'll find that opinion is split on exactly how to apply the thermal paste since some will say pea size, spread out, or line method. It's whatever works best for you.
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