Effect on thermal paste from removing unused heatsink briefly?
When building yesterday I had to temporarily remove my Corsair - H100i v2 cooler from the motherboard, I then placed it back on about 10 minutes later. Will what I've done have an effect on the effectiveness of the pre-applied thermal paste, or even cause bigger issues? I haven't powered up the PC once, so no heat has gone through the cooler.
Reply to joeisntaverage
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well it does not cause any bigger issues. Just check your CPU temp and if those are good everything is good
Reply to nitinvaid20
Agreed, while not the "best" way to install the thermal compound, the real test is the temp.. If it's OK, then continue on.