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thermal paste removal

9 hours ago, goto10 said:

95% rubbing? i didnt knew there was at so high concentration

 

70% is just fine, you just have to use less, so it dries faster, like it was isoprophyl

I hhave q tips so im going to dip them into the solution and gently wipe the paste away

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yes, combined with a paper towel for more abrasive scrubbing it should do fine.


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You're good. High alcohol ratios are always great so water isn't left behind after it mostly evaporates.

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i just use industrial alcohol and toilet paper

 

remember that is thermal paste not radioactive material, all you have to do is clean it abit, if thermal paste is hard, those wipes will end up dried before you end cleaning, so you will just be wasting money, and time while those arrive

 

isoprohyl is great to remove stubborn dirt, but industrial alcohol is almost as good as that

 

the only real difference is that isoprophy has less water, so it evaporates alot faster

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26 minutes ago, goto10 said:

i just use industrial alcohol and toilet paper

 

remember that is thermal paste not radioactive material, all you have to do is clean it abit, if thermal paste is hard, those wipes will end up dried before you end cleaning, so you will just be wasting money, and time while those arrive

 

isoprohyl is great to remove stubborn dirt, but industrial alcohol is almost as good as that

 

the only real difference is that isoprophy has less water, so it evaporates alot faster

i have to order either no matter what and about same price. the heat sink has only been on there for a month or 2

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you will clean it without any liquid, should come out with just the toilet paper then!

 

i use also antiseptic alcohol 70% when i dont have industrial alcohol

 

has more water, but is on the toilet paper, it wont flow everywhere

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2 hours ago, Chett_Manly said:

i already purchased some will be coming tomorrow. along with a bunch of things. lol

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7 hours ago, truckerlenny said:

i already purchased some will be coming tomorrow. along with a bunch of things. lol

as i posted that i checked a couple hours later and noticed i never hit check out button for amazon which meant it wouldnt have come tomorrow with my d15s cooler. so i went to shoppers drug mart and all they had was either 95% ethnl rubbing alchol and 70 % isopropol alcohol. so i went with the 70% lol.worse thing it could do is take my i5 6500 and my ancient old asrock h170 mobo. meaning i would get another upgrade hehehe

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95% rubbing? i didnt knew there was at so high concentration

 

70% is just fine, you just have to use less, so it dries faster, like it was isoprophyl

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9 hours ago, goto10 said:

95% rubbing? i didnt knew there was at so high concentration

 

70% is just fine, you just have to use less, so it dries faster, like it was isoprophyl

I hhave q tips so im going to dip them into the solution and gently wipe the paste away

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