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Gouverneur

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Installing a new motherboard.

The CPU Chip & Cooling device from old motherboard have thermal paste which looks okay.

Should I use as is?

Should I clean both surfaces & apply new thermal paste?
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iammykyl

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Gday Gouverneur.

Should I clean both surfaces & apply new thermal paste?


Yes. Reusing the old paste would result in air gaps being left, poor heat transfer and overheating.
Use a kit like this, > http://www.newegg.co...N82E16835100010
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Gday: Thanx for your reply.
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Your Welcome.
Let us know if you have any more questions or need a How To.
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