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CPU heat paste

Aug 31, 2007
Ok, i am coming up to the end of the year overhaul of my pc. I going to remove most of the componets, clean them and reassemble it. My question is how often should i change the CPUs and Heatsinks Heat paste? (my pc is about a year old and its still the same CPU and heatsink)


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Jun 29, 2007
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only change it really when it is rock hard and breakable.....usually the thermal paste is tacky or sticky too touch.
unless you have a thermal pad.......artic silver is very good paste to get..as techadvance said maplin...they will have this