Tutorial: Repair your noisy cpu, system and video card fans
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February 22, 2008, 10:41 AM
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Vancouver Island
Graphite powder IS conductive, so even though it works, and you havent had any issues, I would still be cautious at best (I personally would look for a non-conductive alternative).
Also, wiping down the heatsink blades with an oil soaked q-tip would just lead to a dirtier heatsink sooner, as oils soaks up dust like a magnet, clean the blades with isopropyl if anything.
Otherwise, a interesting result and it seems to work fine, but YMMV...
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