Putting past on CPU

By TonySalcedo
Jan 31, 2006
  1. Hi i have just placed my chipset in the motherboard socket and fitted the heatsink and fan and i havnt put any paste on the cpu im just wondering if i should take the heatsink off and put on the paste or if its ok to leave it,the heatsink had some paste type material thing on it already and the instructions that came with the chip doesnt say to put any on, is that the paste on the heatsink already? any suggestions? thanks tony
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    The paste that come ready applied to the heatsink will be fine for now. So don`t worry too much.

    If you cpu temperatures are ok, forget about it.

    Regards Howard :)
  3. TonySalcedo

    TonySalcedo TS Rookie Topic Starter

    yea i thought so i just wasnt sure, thanks Howard
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