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Socket 462 thermal grease?

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Hi, I am fine tuning my moms computer, and she has an AMD socket 462 processor. I have no experience with those kinds of sockets. How do I put the thermal grease on, where, and how much?
Thanks alot!
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post #2 of 5
Socket 462 is Socket A, if that helps.

I'd expect that it would be the same basic idea as every other socket.
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But there is only like one little tiny metal peice to put the paste on. Do I put on the same pea sized ammount or what?
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post #4 of 5
I think so. Just put enough so there's a very thin layer, with the excess paste smushed out on the sides.
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OK. Well I put enough on so that there is a very thin layer. IDK about the other stuff mushed to the side, there isn't really enough for it to mush out to the sides. OH well...do you think it will be ok?
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