Originally Posted by Dimaggio1103
Ok thanks for advice belial. Another question for you speaking of spills. I am a tad bit worried that when I put the IHS back on it will squeeze the rest of the CLP onto the chips PCB. I followed the instructions and got good temps, but if by chance there is currently some CLP sitting on the bare PCB under the IHS will it eventually eat through and damage the PCB, or should I relax, and if its working leave it alone?
If you are using so much paste that stuff 'squeezes' then you are doing it wrong. With CLU/CLP you should be using so little that like you never have to even put it on the die or IHS or anything. You just sort of wipe the brush on the edge of the syringe and that should be enough to cover most of the IHS or die or whatever. CLU/CLP is not corrosive
... except to aluminum i suppose. If you had CLP on the bare pcb, you'd see the silverish stuff on it...
leave it alone. How much of a temp drop did you get?
for those who use liquid pro do you use it between your heatsink as well? also do you use the brush to apply it to the die or do you just put on a small drop?
Of course. What's best for the die is best for the IHS, and vice versa. You do need to use a brush (not the
brush necessarily but i mean why not use the one provided...) as it's sort of a weird material, it's not quite like a ceramic in that it'll just spread on it's own. It's more like the t1000 in that if you don't lay it down it'll move around on it's own.