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Wanting to upgrade my CPU heatsink...

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I'm looking to upgrade my CPU heatsink/fan assembly as the one i have is about 2 years ago and if i'm honest, it's getting clogged, i've tried compressed air (can) and a heavy duty compressor, none of which clear the crap from the fan/heatsink assembly so i'm loooknig at a new one.

The processor i have at the moment is a Intel Core2Quad Q6600, stock speed (2.2GHz) Socket LGA775, My motherboard is a stock Foxconn P9657MA-8KS2H that came with the system.

The heatsink i have at the moment is the stock heatsink.

I have a budget of about £70 GBP.

Edited by Lister192065, 22 March 2010 - 11:28 AM.

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The other thing you can do is remove the fan from your current heatsink and simply wash it in the sink. Let it dry, attach the fan, clean off the old thermal tape or paste with acetone or 99% isopropanol and reapply a fresh layer.
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