Question I used perfume to clean i3 10100f

Jul 3, 2021
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I used perfume to clean i3 10100f Some of my friends told me to get a paper towel and put a bit of water and wipe the pads that sounds a bit stupid, but i did it what should i do? i still got 12 days till i get the motherboard
 

COLGeek

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Why are you cleaning it without a motherboard to mount it in? Just wait, to prevent possibly damaging the CPU in the meantime.

Also, why perfume? While it may have a lot of alcohol in it, it has other stuff as well.
 
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Why are you cleaning it without a motherboard to mount it in? Just wait, to prevent possibly damaging the CPU in the meantime.

Also, why perfume? While it may have a lot of alcohol in it, it has other stuff as well.
I bought the cpu secondhand and it had some thermal paste on the pads and all i had with alcohol in it was a perfume so i gaved it a try
 
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Understood. I recommend waiting until you have your motherboard before doing anything else to it. Between now and then, get some proper alcohol to clean before mounting.

Good luck.
so like buy an 90% proper alcohol and when i get the motherboard wipe the pads with the alcohol wait till the cpu it's dry and try it? with was should i wipe the cpu some toiled towel works?
 

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