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Old 10-23-2004, 05:27 PM   #1
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Processor dead

Hey you guys, I have tested and come to the conclusion my processor is dead (i have 2). I am under warranty with AMD, but I'm afriad they won't RMA it because I currently have Arctic Silver 5 on the top of it.

Should I be concerned? If so, what should i do?
Old 10-23-2004, 05:36 PM   #2
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as far as I know, they will not refuse a proc because it has artic silver on it. so no, you shouldn't be concerned, as you are just trying to provide extra cooling for your processor with a known heat conductive product.

Send it back, the worst you'll get is the answer you don't wanna hear.
Old 07-26-2006, 12:19 PM   #3
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scrape it off
Old 07-26-2006, 03:21 PM   #4
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I'm not sure if using arctic silver would void any warranties with AMD. However, a small amount of rubbing alchohol and a cotton swab will certainly clean it off...


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