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the paste on all their hydros is the best available, the only one better being indigo xtreme, which is a whole new variation of thermal interfaces.
    
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to get the bulk of the old thermal paste off i also use a micro-fiber cloth to get into the unseen micro groves.
uh this is a nice idea, tnx
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received it today and promptly installed.
For the curious, I posted pics and opinion here

thanks to all who helped
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Agreed. But i go one step further, after the Q-tip to get the bulk of the old thermal paste off i also use a micro-fiber cloth to get into the unseen micro groves.
Use 92% alcohol that can be had at the pharmacy durg store.
I just installed the H80 today and I used only a micro fiber cloth to clean my CPU. And I used water, heh.

Everything seems fine, my temps dropped 15C both idle and load!
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