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post #31 of 40
Step by step instructions:

1) Walk into Walgreens/CVS/similar store. Purchase a bottle of 70% isopropyl rubbing alcohol (or 91% if they have it).
2) Purchase or obtain coffee filters (they're lint free).
3) Use the coffee filter(s) with the isopropyl alcohol to remove ALL traces of the thermal compound on BOTH the cpu heatspreader and the heatsink's base.
4) Use the dot method (small BB sized dot of AS5 in the middle of the heatspreader) and then attach the heatsink STRAIGHT DOWN onto the cpu.
5) Tighten down the heatsink, and this will spread the AS5 around.
6) Boot up and check temps.
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lol how much does the alcohol cost?
post #33 of 40
It's like $3, if that.
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o kool i live in canada and i've never herd of any of those stores lol i'll try to hit shopers drug mart tomorow but for now i'm off 2 bed

good night
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lol how much does the alcohol cost?
you're trying to build a computer. you can't duct tape your way through this. unless you want crappy results, you'll have to use the right tools for the right job. stop taking shortcuts.
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k so everything is set so how do i uply this as5 so no strait like just a dot on the middle??? and how big does this dot have 2 be???
post #37 of 40
I used to use the dot method, now I use the bag method, temps got a bit better half a bb or so in the middle of the cpu and use a plastic bag(put your finger in it and wrap the bag tight so the part that you use to spread is flat) to spread it until it covers the entire cpu evenly. How much as5 you need before spreading depends on if the cpu is lapped or not. I lap all mine and have gained over 15c on this last chip. Take a look at www.x2tech.net/mms to see why. Spreading the as5 is kind of hard, go slow and press fairly hard.
    
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thanks but im goin 2 stick to the dot method for now since its goin 2 be my second time doing it having the first as a failier....so how big do i make the dot for a pentiumD processor which is the same size as a conroe
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thanks but im goin 2 stick to the dot method for now since its goin 2 be my second time doing it having the first as a failier....so how big do i make the dot for a pentiumD processor which is the same size as a conroe
The DOT method is only for AMD.
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post #40 of 40
Just do it like this

We can't make it any easier
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