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Re: [SLE] AMD running too hot
  • From: "Argentium G. Tiger" <agtiger@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2001 06:56:09 -0500
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Lourens Steenkamp writes:

I have been experimenting with some CPU coolers and am a little concerned
about the "thermal paste residual" around the core. I am certain that this
hardens and minimizes the cooling efficiency of subsequent coolers.?!?
Is there a safe / recommended way to remove this residual when swopping

Isopropyl alcohol, a good supply of cotton balls, and q-tips seems to work
well for me.


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