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I used a T-shirt and 91% alcohol.
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post #42 of 55
Quote:
Originally Posted by forgotten one View Post
i never use any cleaning crap just a bita toilet paper
Same here. we have those cotton like paper rolls here.
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post #43 of 55
is there a difference between 70% and 90%+ rubbing alcohol? I just picked up 70% (standard, I think) and want to make sure it's right before I start.
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post #44 of 55
I use a dab of water and bounty kitchen towels. gets the job done.
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post #45 of 55
spartan the 70% is fine lol...lots of people just use a dab of water...it gets it off easily still...

just the hardcore use the 90% alcohol.

I just use water most of the time cause my HS is lapped and it comes right off so easily.
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post #46 of 55
My shirt, tho I only remove thermal paste when it's been in there over a year or somehow has been contaminated. If I take the cooler out for cleaning, i usually just re-use paste. I've never noticed any problems with temps.
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post #47 of 55
I use LCD monitor wipes.
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coffee filter ftw!!
    
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wet ones ! it's just a suggestion maybe it's not a good idea i don't really know. You cpu would smell good at least ! If he gets a girlfriend you could get a new cpu for free !
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70% is fine, I've used it at least 15 times, and as long as the proc is dry when your done, you'll be fine.
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