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Journeyman III
Journeyman III

My new Ryzen has a stain in the copper/thermal paste area, is this normal?

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Hi, i recently bought a Ryzen 5 1600 and it has some kind of stain. Will this affect its performance?

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Esteemed Contributor III

Re: My new Ryzen has a stain in the copper/thermal paste area, is this normal?

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Machining marks, and no it won't affect performance.

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Esteemed Contributor III

Re: My new Ryzen has a stain in the copper/thermal paste area, is this normal?

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Machining marks, and no it won't affect performance.

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Re: My new Ryzen has a stain in the copper/thermal paste area, is this normal?

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glad to see that you have found the correct answer to your question.  In order to help others with a similar problem to find this answer quickly, we have locked the discussion to keep it focused on the issue you reported.

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