Closed Thermal Paste question, Need some help Tags: CPUs Thermal Compound Hewlett Packard Last response: December 11, 2012 9:43 AM in CPUs Share Keyvaniath December 11, 2012 1:25:14 AM 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_car... 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... If you need me to clarify what I just said, please post! More about : thermal paste question | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Goodeggray December 11, 2012 2:21:22 AM Lots of videos on Youtube on how to put on thermal paste. | Report abuse Keyvaniath December 11, 2012 2:43:24 AM Goodeggray said:Lots of videos on Youtube on how to put on thermal paste. Do i need to reapply it or just leave it? | Report abuse Best solution Goodeggray December 11, 2012 3:10:33 AM 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. | Report abuse Keyvaniath December 11, 2012 3:24:36 AM Best answer selected by Keyvaniath. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>Thermal Paste question, Need some help> Related ressources: ForumQuestion About Thermal Paste Application and Building Questions ForumNewbie question : Do new Cpus need thermal paste ? ForumHelp , Replaced MOBO, Thermal Paste question ?? ForumH50 and thermal paste question . please help ForumThermal paste Question need a QUICK answer !!! ForumDo I Need Fresh Thermal Paste to Move from Bad MB to Good? ForumNeed help with reapplying thermal paste on stock Core I7 heatsink ForumNeed tech support on gpu/cpu- copper shims/ thermal pads/ thermal paste . ForumDo i need to secure my cpu if im using thermal paste ForumDo I really need thermal paste ? Forum[CPU] Do you need to apply Thermal Paste between CPU and CPU cooler? ForumCPU Thermal Paste Question ForumDoes this laptop cpu need thermal paste ? ForumH100i Thermal paste questions ForumThermal Paste Removal/Installation Guide ForumFX-6200 vs FX-6300? ForumRebuilding my computer, help please! ForumNeed to get a quiet efficient heatsink ForumNeed a larger case for HIS 7870 IcqQ ForumPhenom II x4 965 BE Question More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !