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touching cpu contacts (not the pins on mobo, but the actual cpu)

khmergod

29 months ago

If I accidentally touch the cpu contacts, is it possible just to use a cotton swab and isopropyl alcohol to clean it?

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  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

I don't have personal experience of this, but I have heard these things are a lot more tough than people think, I heard of a dude dropping his on the floor, with those contacts down and they were fine afterwards.

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

it was just a little touch and couldn't see any finger grease or anything. but would it be safer to swab it lightly with a little alochol? thanks for your previous response, btw. i'm a collector and ocd. i try to keep everything i own in perfect condition.

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

Definitely listen to Radox here, he knows what he's doing, you can tell from his builds.

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

just checked and was amazeballs

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

It's no big deal. It will be fine, no need to start wiping the contact points with anything. I am assuming this is Intel as you mentioned the pins Are on the motherboard so even less of an issue.

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

thanks!

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