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Hey all, i have my OCZ vanquisher mounted on my amd 4400+ at the moment and would like to transfer it to my new build (sig) how would i go about doing this?, in terms of cleaning the plate and applying new paste(what paste would i need?) and how to apply the paste. I would also like to know how to lap my cooler, seen as its very rough at the bottom.

Thanks for your help!

( It does come with mounting for a 775 socket as well)
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You would remove it from your old CPU, clean the paste off lightly with a paper towel, then clean the surface VERY well with rubbing alcohol and a rag (that what I've used).

Here is an excellent guide to lapping:
http://www.overclockersclub.com/guides/lapping/
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THanks bud, what thermal past should i use and how should i apply it though?
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THanks bud, what thermal past should i use and how should i apply it though?
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OCZ freezer for thermal paste - it beats all others according to all those "tests" I found on google. before you apply it, go to their website first, they have step by step pictured instruction.

as for lapping, google and search it within the air cooling forum, there are a couple posts with awesome pictures and description step by step.

for cleaning, use Alcohol 90% or more.
    
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Thanks people +1
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