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Is it necessary to use a fibre cloth to clean old thermal paste from a gpu

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I use paper towel personally. Regular tissues are to soft and brittle and likely would leave fibers. Need something fairly robust. 

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3 minutes ago, Skiiwee29 said:

I use paper towel personally. Regular tissues are to soft and brittle and likely would leave fibers. Need something fairly robust. 

I'm going to use a paper towel then. Thanks

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yea ive always used a paper towel also

then qtips to clean up any that got pushed off the cpu

 

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2 minutes ago, circeseye said:

yea ive always used a paper towel also

then qtips to clean up any that got pushed off the cpu

 

What do you mean by "clean up any that got pushed off the cpu"?

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1 minute ago, circeseye said:

sometimes paste gets pushed off the cpu onto the board..thats when i use a qtip

Thank you

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