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what things can i use to clean the tim on the cpu ?
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I just get a paper towel damp with some rubbing alcohol (the higher % alcohol the better) and it works wonderfully.
    
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alcohol
acetone
tim cleaner lol
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I just get a paper towel damp with some rubbing alcohol (the higher % alcohol the better) and it works wonderfully.

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alcohol
acetone
tim cleaner lol
can i clean it without putting alcohol?
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post #7 of 21
yes just paper towels...thats what i use...

I clean it while its in the socket
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post #8 of 21
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i think i am going to get this
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post #9 of 21
Same product... ~half the price at the link I posted. Juss sayin.
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post #10 of 21
coffee filter + acetone,finger-nail polish remover (which is acetone),or isopryl alcohol=best
 
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