Cleaning Processor Die?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by joshuajme, Jun 8, 2002.

  1. joshuajme

    joshuajme Guest

    Can any1 recommend the right house hold chemicals I can use to efficiently clean the die on my processor to apply a new layer of thermal compund?

    I have used water and kitchen paper over my finger b4, but I wouldnt mind using something that really cleans the tiny molecular grooves on the die and bottom of heat sink using some house hold products. What do you all recommend?
     
  2. GoNz0

    GoNz0 NTFS Stoner

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    umm lets see.

    Plain nail varnish remover without conditioner in it.

    Pure Alcohol

    Brake Cleaner.

    I'm sure this list will get quite long so I won't think up too many things you can use around the house.

    (Pure alcohol is my choice)
     
  3. 2z

    2z OSNN Gamer

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    <<<<< uses surgical spirit & cotton buds / applies paste using the inside of a polythene bag
     
  4. xsivforce

    xsivforce Prodigal Son Folding Team

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    I use pure alcohol as GoNz0. It works pretty good.
     
  5. GoNz0

    GoNz0 NTFS Stoner

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    LOL especially with Coke and a slice ;)
     
  6. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    It works pretty good???? You are not suppose to drink it. :p
     
  7. Taurus

    Taurus hardware monkey

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    works ESPECIALLY good. }:D
     
  8. Vsync

    Vsync Guest

    I got 70% alcohol, couldn't find anything else in store, would

    that be alright to use ?
     
  9. [CpK]Bastid

    [CpK]Bastid Guest

    yup i used rubbing alcohol....smeared the as2 all over.......