Keeping old thermal paste? Tags: CPUs Thermal Compound Processors Corsair Last response: December 19, 2012 12:08 AM in CPUs Share darksparten December 18, 2012 11:57:18 PM I put my Corsair H60 on wrong, I took it off, and the thermal paste has left residue on the processor, can i keep the old and not clean/put new paste if im just flipping the cooler around? Thanks More about : keeping thermal paste Brett928S2 a b à CPUs December 19, 2012 12:08:39 AM Hi Not a good idea unless you have no new paste..clean it all off and re-cement it... All the best Brett Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forumremoving 5 year old thermal paste from cpu ForumBest Thermal Paste ? ForumConfused again - thermal paste method - I know controversial ForumThermal Paste Removal/Installation Guide ForumThermal paste ? ForumBlob vs spread (applying thermal paste ) ForumDo I really need thermal paste ? ForumShould I put thermal paste over OEM paste of i7-3770K ? New Heatskink? ForumIn which method to apply thermal paste ? + PSU Confusion ForumThermal paste is fresh! ForumThermal Paste on CPU ForumThermal paste question ForumJust received my core i5 3470, is thermal paste pre applied ? ForumHow often should I replace my thermal paste on my CPU?(Its been 5+yrs) ForumWill Alcohol Remover Work for Thermal Paste ? ForumThermal Paste on GPU ForumHow long until the thermal paste should be replaced? ForumThermal Paste on Hyper 212 Evo? ForumWill this PSU be enough? ForumThermal throttling More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !