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Old 08-16-2005, 12:15 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi guys, I just bought a new Asus motherboard. Do I need to do anythnig other than pop my old parts in? Im upgrading from a Biostar m7vig 400 and a Athlon xp 3000. O ya another thing,I bought a Volcano 10 fan for my cpu. Do i need to clean off my old thermal paste off my cpu before putting it on? If so,how should i clean it off? Thx for the help
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Clean it off with a soft CLEAN cloth and a high-alchohol solution, preferrably Isopropynol.
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Old 08-18-2005, 10:14 AM   #3 (permalink)
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You should be able to just pop the parts in, might have to install the motherboard drivers too, but that should be about it.
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Always clean before putting new paste on.always.
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You'll have to reinstall Windows as well.
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