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Old 07-17-2003, 10:24 AM   #1
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Old heatsink tip

If you are trying to re-use an old heatsink that is already covered in thermal gak, don't scrub for ever using isopropyl alcohol. One second of eucalyptus oil does the work of ten hours of isopropyl. Stuff is magic.
Old 07-17-2003, 04:46 PM   #2
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Do I want to know how you figured that out (poor heatsink) ? ;D

Cheers, Klod


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