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Quote: Originally Posted by XLifted View Post
Do I need to nail polish the electrical points when delidding if I DO NOT use liquid metal, I will be using Noctua NT-H1 thermal paste. It states that it's not conductive.

Please let me know, this is my first delid on 4790k I had for about 4 years now. :-)
You only need to protect surrounding components if you are using electrically conductive Tim, so using NT-H1 there is no need
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