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Topic Title: Need some advice about cleaning the cpu
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Created On: 12/30/2003 07:53 PM
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 12/30/2003 07:53 PM
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chriske007
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I've heard that when you for example buy an amd processor and after a while, it's broke or something, that, if you return it to the store (to trade it for a new one), the store has to clean the cpu and heatsink so that there is no more coolpaste on it? I wabted to know if there's any link to that? (if it's true) where amd officially says that, cuz I cleaned my broken cpu and heatsink and I don't want to lose my waranty cuz of that :x
plz help me, thx
 12/30/2003 08:22 PM
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voodoo3300
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I send back chips caked in the thermal interface material. I dont think though that cleaning them invalidates the warranty unless you cause damage to the die or cache.

Jake

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