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Old 11-04-2004, 02:50 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Yes. Unfortunately back when I didn't know anything about motherboards, when I went to have mine switched out the moron at the computer store put a glob on my CPU Core and put my stock heatsink back on, stock heatsinks have thermal pads......yeah made a complete mess on the circuitry near the core and eventually made the computer completely unstable and the chip runs hot. It didn't fry though so it still works but yes...use a good thermal compound, never use two thermal anything at the same time. It's one or the other and currently Thermal Paste is the most efficient.

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Old 11-04-2004, 11:16 AM   #12 (permalink)
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ok thanks all , paste it is

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