Solved: Laptop CPU - Applying Artic5 Thermal Paste

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paulb100

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can anyone recmmend how to apply the Artic5 thermal paste on a Dual-core turion CPU?

ive been told to wipe clean the CPU and Heatsink with Isopropyl Alcohol then run with a lint free cloth - two things i dont have, is there any type of house hold cloth that would be 'Lint-Free' ??

how much paste do i apply and is there a method?


thanks
 

crjdriver

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Have you read the instructions on the Arctic Silver site?

Why are you opening up a laptop to apply thermal compound?
 

paulb100

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im replacing the processor, i have the instructions from artic but i was hoping for some images to go off so i can SEE how much I have to apply
 

Frank4d

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A very small ball about 2 to 3 mm in diameter on the center of the CPU. The heatsink will spread it out.
 

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The A/S site has detailed instructions with pictures and diagrams.
 

paulb100

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Thanks Guys All Done And Works Like A Dream - New Dual-core Turion Replaced Single Core

Thanks.....
 
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