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Nope. I don't want one either.
Troll.
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post #42 of 90
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I never really leave my house, why would I ever want to pay for one.

EDIT: Any more discussion on my problem? I will soon have Isopropyl Alcohol, for better or for worse.
post #43 of 90
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Troll, nobody is that stupid.
Hey, when I first started out with computers, I booted up a motherboard while it was just sitting on top of the edges of the case. The metal case. No joke. It sparked a bit, and yes, I had to RMA it.
post #44 of 90
ide stick with buying pre built systems mate


takecare
post #45 of 90
Hold on a second now...first you said:
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Originally Posted by Draton View Post
... I idiotically then decided to install the new CPU & heat-sink without any thermal grease or material to transfer heat from the CPU to the heat-sink. I then proceeded...
Then later you say:
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I do not know the thermal grease used. It was the grease that comes pre-applied to CPUs in newly built systems based off the manufacturer's specifications. I seriously do not know what thermal grease it was.
If the paste was pre-applied, how'd you install the CPU the first time without it?
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***?

(Damn Dirty Apes!)
post #47 of 90
FYI pre-applied thermal grease is applied to the bottom of the heatsink, not CPU.
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@Lost

I took the original AMD Athlon 64 CPU out of the tower I tried installing the new CPU in.
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FYI pre-applied thermal grease is applied to the bottom of the heatsink, not CPU.
he said he attached his cpu cooler to the cpu with no grease .
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If the paste was pre-applied, how'd you install the CPU the first time without it?
He said the paste came off of other old CPUs adjacent to it in a Ziplock bag (I think). Of course, what was a new CPU doing in a bag of old CPUs?
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