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post #1 of 32
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After I have removed my IHS which I am going to be doing today how should I go about reseating my heatsink and applying thermal paste so as not to damage the processor? Any experienced help would be appreciated.
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post #2 of 32
Just apply thermal paste to the core itself, and put the cooler back on normally, if not a bit more sung. Make sure not to crush the core though.
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What heatsink will you be using?
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post #4 of 32
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I will be using the stock heatsink or one that I got from Staples in order to steal the fans that came with it. I will examine the one from Staples and determine whether I believe it is superior to the stock heatsink.
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post #5 of 32
In my opinion the only heat sinks that should be used on a naked core are the variety which are bolted through the board. The tension settings of the stock cooler may not be sufficient or could crush the edges of the core.
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post #6 of 32
Quote:
Originally Posted by Malaziel
After I have removed my IHS which I am going to be doing today how should I go about reseating my heatsink and applying thermal paste so as not to damage the processor? Any experienced help would be appreciated.
Have you watched the IHS removal guide by Crash? It's here in the Gallery.Good visual guide..
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Yeah I watched it twice. Thanks for the suggestion.
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post #8 of 32
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I am prepping for the operation now. If all goes as planned you should all see me back here sporting hopefully a 2.8+ ghz overclock.
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post #9 of 32
you need to grind the retention brackets down 1/4 inch for heatsink to set right
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good luck...
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