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Old 03-18-2006, 02:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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How do you put the thermal paste on the CPU? I've heard that you squeeze a rice-grain-sized piece of thermal paste onto the CPU then spread it out evenly over the processor. Others say that you just let the heatsink spread it out gradually over time when it's on the processor.

Also, is your warranty void if you use a different thermal paste then the stuff on the AMD heatsinks already? And you only need thermal paste if you're going to OC, if you're not you can use the thermal pad already on the heatsink?
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This page should show you everything you need to know.

http://www.arcticsilver.com/arctic_s...structions.htm
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Thanks, that page was really helpful.
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yeah, i finally get it 2.
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Also for any of you people that don't understand how to read directions, just do what step 9 says.
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