5 Replies Latest reply on May 15, 2017 10:20 PM by derrickgott007

    How long can CPU with thermal paste stay outside?

    theminiondude

      i built a pc and when i turned it on it didnt work, i am sending my motherboard for replacement. i had to remove the cpu and the cooler therefore i cant clean the thermal paste. i've order

       

      https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B016Y59W4E/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

      https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B000BKP306/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

      https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B0045JCFLY/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

       

      I placed back the cooler and the ryzen chip how it came in the box and the plastic protector.

       

      is this safe. the orders going to arrive between 19 to 22 may

       

      Please help me out the ryzen 1700 is expensive and so my pc and i dont want a little scratch