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Is it clean enough now?

post #1 of 19
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Hi guys, i just spent an hour or so cleaning my CPU from this:



to this:



It was originally built for me by a company so this is my first clean up. I assume this is clean enough?

Also, there was a tiny bit of paste on the surrounding green/gold area which i had to get off with rubbing alcohol. Does that matter?

Thanks
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post #2 of 19
Yep, it took an hour? Even with hard caked on paste and 90%+ alcohol it should only take like 10 minutes lol.

Good job, to bad now you have to get it all dirty again with new TIM
post #3 of 19
You know you could of done that in a couple of minutes with Articlean or Indigo Xtreme Clean?

But from what I can see from the picture you are golden

What paste are you going to be using next?
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post #4 of 19
The looks like new mate, nice work. 1 hour. I spend 5 mins if that.

That company didn't half paste up your cpu.
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post #5 of 19
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Cheers guys ....im too thorough i guess lol

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Originally Posted by dinkledork View Post
You know you could of done that in a couple of minutes with Articlean or Indigo Xtreme Clean?

But from what I can see from the picture you are golden

What paste are you going to be using next?
Im going to be using shin etsu X23
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post #6 of 19
good choice, also good job.
   
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post #7 of 19
Keep rubbing and it will look like this good job btw!
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post #8 of 19
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ace_finland View Post
Keep rubbing and it will look like this good job btw!
Thanks . Whats happened in that pic lol. It looks stripped off colour.
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post #9 of 19
he lapped it it was a joke
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post #10 of 19
Woah that paste looks nasty in first pic, that company cheaped out on a paste for gods sake.....a paste.
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