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Do I need to re seat my CPU?

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A while ago I loosened the screws securing my H50 (it was warping the motherboard - waaay too tight) and now my temps have gone up. Only difference is that my pc is on top of my desk instead of underneath. Did I accidentally break the thermal paste's bond with the chip?
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Might have. It wouldnt hurt to reseat again.
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Might have. It wouldnt hurt to reseat again.
^What he said. When in doubt, reseat.
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Alright. Thanks
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