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G'day fine peeps! smile.gif

I'd imagine it won't be an easy task, but is there a way to remove this stuff gracefully? Chisel and hammer or..? I mean, it's like concrete. mad.gif


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G'day fine peeps! smile.gif
I'd imagine it won't be an easy task, but is there a way to remove this stuff gracefully? Chisel and hammer or..? I mean, it's like concrete. mad.gif
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probably a razor blade and rubbing alcohol


also time for Finland to invade the Kola Peninsula, it is rightfully yours
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thats probably thermal glue is it not?

I just scraped most of it off with a credit card and then just use thermal paste cleaner.
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probably a razor blade and rubbing alcohol


also time for Finland to invade the Kola Peninsula, it is rightfully yours

I working on the invasion as we speak. tongue.gif
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thats probably thermal glue is it not?

I just scraped most of it off with a credit card and then just use thermal paste cleaner.

I would think it's thermal glue, that's never seen the light since the mid 1990s. It even ripped out a part of the heatsink. lol
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Acetone ( nail polish remover) , then alcohol.
Edited by JieMan - 4/7/12 at 11:55am
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Acetone ( nail polish remover) , then alcohol.

Got plenty of acetone so I'll give it a try. Thanks. smile.gif
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post #7 of 12
I find using a hair dryer to heat thermal compound up helps get rid of it. I once changed the TIM on my 8600GTS back in the day and the standard stuff nvidia put on it was solid, and no amount of alcohol or scraping would get it off till I warmed it up.
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Plenty of acetone, scraping with a scalpel, heatgun usage and 4 cups of coffee.. And roughly 2 hours later the K6-2 is like new again. smile.gif A Saturday evening well spent. lol

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I think I will sand the heatsink down instead of scraping. Takes too long and the glue is very thick in places. But I have a few other heatsinks for Socket 7, so I just might just ignore this one.

Thanks for the help, guys. biggrin.gif
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2.2V... oh my.
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lol Yep. Fired it up earlier today or my yesterday. CPUZ in my sig. thumb.gif But I was surprised that it would run XP as well as it did. Not a very good multitasker though.
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