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I remember buying this a long time ago when I bought my current computer.
It consisted of a liquid compound called "material remover" and it came along with something like cleanser liquid.
They were used to make the surface of the CPU contact point with the heatsink as clean as possible. Anybody knows where can I buy this from? biggrin.gif
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Radio shack sells the 2 part arctic clean stuff.
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Originally Posted by enfermotravieso View Post

I remember buying this a long time ago when I bought my current computer.
It consisted of a liquid compound called "material remover" and it came along with something like cleanser liquid.
They were used to make the surface of the CPU contact point with the heatsink as clean as possible. Anybody knows where can I buy this from? biggrin.gif

Just use rubbing alcohol (91% Isopropyl alcohol). You can buy it from Walmart, Target, etc. It should cost no more than $2 per bottle.
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lol I have always just wiped them off with my undershirt and put on new paste. Never had a problem with temps afterwards.
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Rubbing alcohol and Q-tips is all you need
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I have only ever used rubbing alcohol. Never paid for anything else.

Here is some at CVS:

http://www.cvs.com/CVSApp/catalog/shop_product_detail.jsp?skuId=216440&productId=216440&WT.mc_id=Shopping_Feed_Products_Google_Free_Listing

Dual Action! Cleans CPUs and Cuts!
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