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Also, the height you want is approx. Then, wipe it clean with a lint-free cloth. The good one is SUNON, but you’ll still want to do some dry runs on putting the heat sink onto the motherboard to measure the thermal pad distances, just to be sure. Just thought it’d be worth noting. Pictures are a thousand words so I did my best to let it speak for itself. Vasudev , Freitz and iunlock like this.

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Of course, if you somehow totally screwed it up, you can always clean everything up and try again. MX-4 to repaste my notebook Started by dukisha Aug 15, Replies: Haven’t broken a pin repate My goal was to see exactly what Grizzly Kyronaut can really do at its peak potential.

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How-To: Properly Apply Thermal Paste and Install a CPU

Yes, my password is: Average wise, the temps are approx. Because, generally speaking, that one little cpu chip is simultaneously the smallest, most delicate, and most expensive part of your system. DarkhanOct 22, Here in the lab we use a two-stage cleanser called ArctiClean, although high-percentage rubbing alcohol will do repastr job just hiw. Also, the height you want is approx. For real my temps wherent this low since my M17x R4!


I’d recommend replacing the stock thermal pads with Fujipoly: I only can recommend every1 to do a repaste with lm! I usually don’t make the box area that big as the die size is much yow. That drop is enough for the die and heat sink The one I am referring to is the one that comes with the GC kit as it is very tightly spun to prevent cotton fibers from getting into the mix of things.

Then, wipe it clean with a lint-free cloth.

Some areas may need a thicker thermal pad to ensure that there is good contact with enough pressure to allow the thermal pads to function at its peak. Your dot should be about the size of a BB as in, what BB guns shootor a little smaller than a pea. Forums Laptops Laptop General Discussion.

A thermal pad that is simply just sitting there and looks like it’s touching both contacts will not provide the proper heat dissipation. Do you already have an account? I love the 15 but mine either has crap paste job or no paste and I am not flipping out the entire motherboard to repaste it.


I may even end up trying a bigger size width later and test to see if it makes any distance. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding.

[Alienware 17R4 / 15R3] – Disassembly + Repaste Guide + Results | NotebookReview

That’s how it looks with the mobo off. Steven Ricegregmattersenmihaispd and 31 others like this. Good luck with your build! Make sure to keep your screws organized. While you’re at it The temps right now are fantastic. Absolutely there sure is Everywhere Threads This forum This thread.

Since you have already taken apart your heat sink, you will need a repaste.