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Heat sink compund

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Oct 16, 2007
Messages
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Location
Cheshire UK
#1
Heat sink compound is just to fill in any dips in the surface of the cpu/heatsink. You only need a very thin coating on top of the cpu.

I have seen it used like cement and then you get over heating.

Watch out for conductive heat sink compound, get it all over the place and it can short out the cpu/motherboard.

Dave