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Old 03-05-2008, 05:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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how much wait time after apply thermal grease should i give before turning on my computer, can i turn it on when its "wet" still?

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You can turn it on now. It's ok. It's not about the drying time, but the curing time. The usual for thermal paste, is 200 hours. So just use the computer as your normally would, and in a week or so, it should be cured.



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The thermal paste is always "wet" or of a pasty, peanut butter consistency. You can turn the computer on right after it is applied.

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yeah u don't have to wait anytime, as soon as its on you can turn you pc on. some people think it needs to dry but it doesn't.
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