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Coffee filters work beautifully. They are just gritty enough to really get in there and do a good job.
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post #12 of 55
Aquavelva, its the magic maker and it takes thermal paste off like a dream.
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i will try with just paper towels! i use bounty for a reference!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bounty_(paper_towel)
    
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i cant leave the house guys...keep that in mind....
    
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And don't use beer to remove your thermal paste. That's not the right alcohol.
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oh and can i press the cpu against the marble table when i am cleaning it?



LOL! thanks for the hint taidinh! xD i will remember that
    
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If there's a female in the house, use her fingernail polish remover. It's basically just scented acetone.
  
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are you sure!?!?!!?!?!?!?!?! nail polish remover!?!??!?!!?!?
    
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Positive! Have used it many times.
  
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oh and can i press the cpu against the marble table when i am cleaning it?



LOL! thanks for the hint taidinh! xD i will remember that
I would not recommend doing that. You might scratch something on the underside of your processor If you're going to clean it dry, you can mount your processor onto your motherboard and lock it. I wouldn't do this if you're going to add any liquid substances (water, alcohol) when you're removing the paste. If you're going to put your processor onto ANY surface, I HIGHLY recommend you to put in the black square piece clip that comes with your processor.

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are you sure!?!?!!?!?!?!?!?! nail polish remover!?!??!?!!?!?
Yes, that's acetone.
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