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IHS?
How would I go about cleaning it?
Integrated heat-spreader.

Soapy water and a toothbrush. The let it air dry, put it in the socket, then wipe the top down with a lint free cloth and some residue free solvent (high purity alcohol or acetone), before applying TIM.

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Okay thank you, but I have no alcohol of any sort... can I use water and a cloth? or will that kill it?

Water won't damage a powered down CPU in the slightest, but it won't get mating surfaces as clean as they should be either.
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