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Do i need to reapplay?

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Hoot

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Feb 13, 2001
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Twin Cities
Whenever I remove my heatsink, I clean the heatsink and core and reapply thermal compound. Whether you absolutely have to, I do not know. It's just the way I do it.

Hoot
 

ThePunkGeek

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Mar 24, 2001
Location
Ontario Canada
i just tried it out (taking heatsink off then putting it on) i got about 3~4*C higher temps
i would highly sugest reapplying it.

umm could it be that air gets inbetween the thermal compund on the heatsink and the core?