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Thermal Paste question, Need some help

Okay, so I have never put a PC together but i plan on doing it this Christmas break, my question. I plan on upgrading my mobo from an HP factory mobo to http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007R21JJK/ref=gno_cart_title_5 with my i7 2600, my question is how do I apply thermal paste(Didn't know what it really was until about a week ago) Or do i even need it on my processor? and is this a good one? any help is Very appreciated. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0002VFXFE/ref=s9_simh_gw_p147_d0_i1?pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_s=center-2&pf_rd_r=18RECP6YFTZ8DR99V31D&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p=1389517282&pf_rd_i=507846


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  1. Lots of videos on Youtube on how to put on thermal paste.
  2. Goodeggray said:
    Lots of videos on Youtube on how to put on thermal paste.

    Do i need to reapply it or just leave it?
  3. Best answer
    Every time a cpu heatsink is remounted the surfaces need on the cpu and heatsink need to be as clean as possible and new thermal paste put on. New cpu heatsinks will have thermal applied on from the factory.
  4. Best answer selected by Keyvaniath.
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