Originally Posted by DUpgrade
Off topic but how come you have 30 rep from one person with only 1 unique?
From page 13:
Originally Posted by KEITHRH12
+1 rep for the past 39 posts
yall help LazzurusMan out
and that how ocn roles, and thats how the rep sys works!
You'll have to discuss the reason for it with KEITHRH12 yourself.
On-topic: I noticed earlier a method for applying thermal paste was posted, but there was no explanation of what it did listed. The surface of the metal on a CPU or heatsink may have tiny (possibly microscopic) groves, scratches, or other imperfections on it. The thermal paste is used to fill these imperfections allowing complete direct contact between the two surfaces with the paste acting as a sealant. Attaching a heatsink to the CPU without thermal paste results in an incomplete contact between the two surfaces, and can cause overheating of the CPU due to the heatsink not being able to transfer the heat away. The reason the rice grain amount of thermal paste is recommended is to have sufficient coverage of the CPU surface, but also not to have an excessive amount as thermal paste is a poor transferer of heat compared to the metal of the heatsink.