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coltonw023456
Journeyman III

Ryzen 5 1600 cpu thermal paste on pins and board

so i got thermal paste on my cpu pins from the person i got it from and i could't get it off so i put it in the system and ran it seems to work fine but i took it out and tryed to clean it but won't come off so then i seen it was in my cpu socked on the board so i'm wondering how to fix this issue and would it effect performace?

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mstfbsrn980
Grandmaster

Re: Ryzen 5 1600 cpu thermal paste on pins and board

Generally, thermal pastes do not have electrical conductivity. For this reason, I think you will not have a problem. In addition, your situation does not affect performance. While cleaning the thermal paste, you may also damage the motherboard or the CPU PINs.

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coltonw023456
Journeyman III

Re: Ryzen 5 1600 cpu thermal paste on pins and board

So i should just leave it go ?

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mstfbsrn980
Grandmaster

Re: Ryzen 5 1600 cpu thermal paste on pins and board

Yes, it looks clean enough already.

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coltonw023456
Journeyman III

Re: Ryzen 5 1600 cpu thermal paste on pins and board

Okay thank you

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