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Windows 7: Cleaning CPU's thermal paste.

05 Feb 2011   #1

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1
Cleaning CPU's thermal paste.

Do you guys leave the CPU in the socket? or actually remove the CPU completely?


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05 Feb 2011   #2


i keep it in the socket. i feel i may bend the pins if i take it out.
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05 Feb 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

I leave it in the socket to get the majority of it off. Little detail cleaning once removed.
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