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Is Thermal Material remover just a waste of money?

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User Info: StormKMD

StormKMD
3 years ago#1
Or does isopropyl alcohol work just the same?
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User Info: DerPancake

DerPancake
3 years ago#2
Both do the job.
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User Info: Oraclefox

Oraclefox
3 years ago#3
If Thermal Material remover costs more than say 90%+ isopropyl relative to container volume, then probably so. It doesn't take much more than two q-tip heads dipped in a bit of isopropyl to take thermal paste off of most cpu chip sized objects. It's very effective.
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User Info: Loshadt

Loshadt
3 years ago#4
Rubbing alcohol works really well, so it probably is a ripoff.
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User Info: Xeeh_Bitz

Xeeh_Bitz
3 years ago#5
It works better than rubbing alcohol.

a lot better..
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User Info: Loshadt

Loshadt
3 years ago#6
Xeeh_Bitz posted...
It works better than rubbing alcohol.

a lot better..


That's hard to imagine because rubbing alcohol works extremely well.
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User Info: mjc0961

mjc0961
3 years ago#7
Loshadt posted...
Xeeh_Bitz posted...
It works better than rubbing alcohol.

a lot better..


That's hard to imagine because rubbing alcohol works extremely well.


Xeeh Bitz is a troll, just ignore him.
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User Info: StormKMD

StormKMD
3 years ago#8
Thanks guys, you saved me $6 :3
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User Info: SamusFarron

SamusFarron
3 years ago#9
Rubbing alcohol seems to work just fine. By the nature of most thermal compounds you're never going to get rid of 100% of the old stuff, plenty of it will still be wedged into microscopic surface imperfections. Rubbing alcohol or similar are the only liquid forms of matter I would trust near PC components, it's non-volatile but still cleans and then evaporates in seconds without having to worry.
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