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jimmymac

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hi all

i have a h60 cpu cooler and i want to upgrade to the h100i and so the thing i need to know is when i take the old cooler off the cpu do i need to put some thermal paste on the cpu before i put the new one on??? and can i use the old back plate etc ......and other hardware so i dont have mess with what i already have.

thanks

jimmymac

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Of course! Anytime you remove a cooler/heatsink you change the thermal paste.The new cooler will come with new thermal paste already aplied, just like your H60 did. You'll need to clean the old stuff off first. though.

 

I'm pretty sure the back plates are the same.

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