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Well I asked a thousand people and I have the damn manual so I guess I know what to do but I just want to make sure. So I put di-electric grease in the socket and on the CPU, how messy should it be? Should I put the grease anywhere beside the pins on the socket? I also have quick access to some silicone rubber and conformal coating/spray, would I benefit at all from those since I already have the ECT LGA775 mounting kit? And for the seal string, I just put it wherever I can to make sure there is no air coming to the CPU/evapo head? Do I have to be careful with the seal string? What I mean is, is it easy to miss something and leave a opening when applying seal string?
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I don't think you put the grease on the CPU, use AS Ceramique like you would use AS5. Put the grease around the socket everywhere the mounting kit encloses, you only need enough to cover the parts, like this:
*Image removed to avoid confusion*
You don't need to cover such a wide area though, that picture was from an LN2 setup. As for sealstring, just make sure there are no gaps, it will be messy and sticky but just make sure there are no gaps. Any more questions just ask.
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Question. How do you get that stuff off once its on?
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thats wrong for a mach II ryguy. The kit uses sealstring and the sealstring wont seal unless its a clean surface I.E. no gease in its path.

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post #5 of 12
You actually need to put grease INTO the pins, until it squeeses over the socket, then you'll wipe the extra off etc. Ask ThaWaxShop about this stuff, he knows everything about it.
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OK, I thought you just filled everywhere inside of where the sealstring will go, I know you don't want sealstring on grease. But grease inside the socket? Is this just for LGA775 or all sockets?
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OK, I thought you just filled everywhere inside of where the sealstring will go, I know you don't want sealstring on grease. But grease inside the socket? Is this just for LGA775 or all sockets?
On the socket is a must and everything inside the sealstring is nice but not nessesary. That pic has too much on it
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On the socket is a must and everything inside the sealstring is nice but not nessesary. That pic has too much on it
I said it was from an LN2 setup. It's the only picture of grease applied on a board that I could find.
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yeah it was probably using foam then
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At what point do I put the CPU in the socket?At the beginning or at the end? It doesn't look like the lever to lock the CPU in is accessable with the bracket installed.
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