clean cpu die

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by AmarSingh, May 3, 2002.

  1. AmarSingh

    AmarSingh Guest

    what should i use to clean some thermal gunk off the cpu die? isopropyl alcohol ok?
     
  2. wyrlwyn

    wyrlwyn Guest

    alcohol should be fine, just dry it off... people tel me that you can put artic silver over top of artic silver, if thats what your using.
     
  3. xsivforce

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    Yeah, I used alcohol. Seemed to work fine.
     
  4. Sprung

    Sprung Guest

    I used alcohol, lots of alcohol. I have to admit, though...I wasn't even close to my CPU.




    Lots of alcohol.
     
  5. AmarSingh

    AmarSingh Guest

    thanks dudes:) the alcohol didnt work so great at first so i used some mild nailpolish remover and then finished it off with the alcohol again.
     
  6. xsivforce

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    Glad it all worked out! :D
     
  7. Sgt Shultz

    Sgt Shultz Guest

    I use foaming bathroom cleaner and Qtips. Also that purple degreaser sold at auto parts stores work well.