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Hello,

Just a quick Q. I put my Thermaltake Frio on my CPU has light, but didn't end up finishing the build. See as how the paste sat overnight without anything to heat it up yet, do i need to re-apply or am i still good to go?
Building as we speak, thanks!!
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if you mean that you put paste on your cpu, installed your cpu cooler, and then just left it there for a while, it'll still be fine

if you didn't put the cpu cooler on, then you need to re-apply
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if you mean that you put paste on your cpu, installed your cpu cooler, and then just left it there for a while, it'll still be fine

if you didn't put the cpu cooler on, then you need to re-apply
Right. I attached it right on the CPU using the dot method in center, but wasn't sure if after sitting for 24 hours if it would affect how it forms after powering it up for the first time
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If the cooler was sitting on it, it should be fine...but if left "uncoverd" I would clean/reapply just to be sure. Never let TIM stil over night like that befor lol.
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It's not like you used that much thermal paste anyways so it shouldnt be a hastle to put another pea sized dot
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