From: Geoff Boyle (Geoff at domain Clubi.ie)
Date: Mon 18 Oct 1999 - 10:13:20 IST
> Oh, and another one: if, when putting on paste think "Sure, I've got
> of it. May as well put a bit more on for luck" - don't. What happens is
> that when you force the heaksink down, the stuff squirts out in all
> directions, and then you have to panic when you see your second
> in as many weeks covered in white sticky goo. I thought I'd crossed the
> streams again.
> So I'm told, anyway.
Make sure you use the thinest possible coating of compound. A thicker
coating will reduce the thermal 'connection' between CPU and heatsink
drastically. Use just enough to provide a visible coating on the heatsink.
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