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u can use alcohal because it evaporates quickly... and leaves no residue...thats about the safest liquid cleaner to use...and it will work best and it removes the oils from your fingers that can contaminate the as5 and decrease efficiency..
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Carbuerator cleaner will clean the heatsink in nothing flat. It'll all evaporate and leave absolutely no residue. It also works extremely well at removing those stubborn heat pads. I don't know about putting it on the processor, though. I guess I'd use it if the proc has an IHS but if not, I'd be worried.
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lol nuthing like some good ol Gunk!!!
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Originally Posted by Pinhead-227
Carbuerator cleaner will clean the heatsink in nothing flat. It'll all evaporate and leave absolutely no residue. It also works extremely well at removing those stubborn heat pads. I don't know about putting it on the processor, though. I guess I'd use it if the proc has an IHS but if not, I'd be worried.

Carburerator cleaner is corrossive, had a friend that did that to his video card and killed it.
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Carburerator cleaner is corrossive, had a friend that did that to his video card and killed it.
That's why I wouldn't do it on the chip. Just the heatsink.
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