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    How to remove AS5

    how do you remove arctic silver 5 safely from the heatspreader on the cpu and the base of the heatsink?

    i heard using surgical spirit is good?
    anyone know of anything that can be purchased easily, say at a chemist?

    many thanks.

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    Yes, isoproxy alcohol is probably the best thing to use. If you can't get a hold of it then Akasa TIM cleaner works very well too. Just make sure you give the parts a good scrub dry and time for the chemicals to dissipate before repasting.
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    Try wipe most of the gunk off with some kitchen towel, then wipe down with some Isopropyle Alcohol. Surgical spirit or even Vodka would do it I guess

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    Vodka is too impure, surgical spirit or rubbing alcohol is the best thing to use...




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    i've said it before and i'll say it again, tim cleaner and the wifes credit card

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    tim cleaner and the wifes credit card
    Na, you use credit card to apply
    isoproxy alcohol especially as it's better & cheaper than the stuff sold by the likes of akasa etc.,

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    Quote Originally Posted by Supershanks View Post
    Na, you use credit card to apply
    nope you use it apply and remove, this gives it a better chance of the card not working next time she goes to use it

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    nope you use it apply and remove, this gives it a better chance of the card not working next time she goes to use it
    Hehe did i say i cleaned it

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    Sorry to lower the tone but has anyone else thats just woke up (with there eyes still adjusting themselves) read the title as "How to remove ASS"

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    lol no1 wants to remove AS5!!!
    everyone loves AS5....whether it be male or female AS5...

    i have it on good authority that dave87 likes the male AS5.

    which poses the questions, what kinda AS5 do YOU like....

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    I like the larger volumes of AS5.

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    liking a bit of junk in the trunk i see mart_haj86....

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    Sorry to lower the tone but has anyone else thats just woke up (with there eyes still adjusting themselves) read the title as "How to remove ASS"
    Sorry what more do you need than :-

    isoproxy alcohol especially as it's better & cheaper than the stuff sold by the likes of akasa etc.,
    As also repeated in ~3 other post

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    I have some Akasa TIM clean that I got ages ago when I bought my Athlon XP 2400+ system which I use. There is probably better, like others said above, but I can recommend it as being good ^^:

    isoproxy alcohol especially as it's better & cheaper than the stuff sold by the likes of akasa etc.
    I even use it for cleaning my mouse mat o.o.

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    Quote Originally Posted by prits_88 View Post
    how do you remove arctic silver 5 safely from the heatspreader on the cpu and the base of the heatsink?

    i heard using surgical spirit is good?
    anyone know of anything that can be purchased easily, say at a chemist?

    many thanks.
    THIS!

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    anyone know of anything that can be purchased easily, say at a chemist?
    That's where i get my isoproxy alcohol . My pharmacist is most amused that he's a computer stockist as well

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