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Shin Etsu is one of the best on the market, for that price you can´t go wrong.
Your case is fine as far as airflow goes. Stock coolers are generally crap and noisy, I´d definitely look at aftermarket cooling at some point.
Thank you + rep. Might order one today
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Guys, how do you suggest I clean the residue of the old thermal paste on the CPU and Heat sink? xD
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Guys, how do you suggest I clean the residue of the old thermal paste on the CPU and Heat sink? xD
Rubbing alcohol and a clean lint free cloth. Don't wanna scratch anything!
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Rubbing alcohol and a clean lint free cloth. Don't wanna scratch anything!
Oh okay.

Any other way to wipe?

Can I use earbuds? xD

IDK if we have spare cloths around xD

Can I use water? xD
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Get isoprophyl alcohol and clean it with a lint-free cloth as said above. Water will not help. You can use ear buds BTW.
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^this
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Kay thanks
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