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Old October 22, 2007, 12:04 PM
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Default Cleaning RAMchips and other surfaces

So i did some experimenting, and thought I would give you my findings. I used to be lazy, and just use papertowell, which worked OK. Then I started getting more concerned with the best possible contact, so started with Rubbing alcohol and coffee filters. That method worked perfect, until I took the cooler off my 8800GTX, and had to clean those pesky RAMchips! After fighting and fighting with them, I finnaly pulled out an old microfibre cloth from a pair of sunglasses, to give it a try. To my amazment, with only a little rubbing alcohol, it cleaned them up perfectly in no time. What a difference the cloth makes!

In conclusion, coffee filters are great for CPU's and heatsinks, but no match for the microfibre cloth when it comes to chipsets and ram! If you have any other methods, enlighten us!
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