Skip to main content

1.6, 1.8, or 2 GHz G5 processor

130 Questions View all

thermal paste under heatsink

Replacing logic board and replacing thermal paste on cpu upon reassemble.

There is a chip under the heatsink in fact there are two. Cleaned old paste do I put new paste in both areas under the heatsink and on the back of logic board.

Answer this question I have this problem too

Is this a good question?

Score 0
Add a comment

1 Answer

Most Helpful Answer

Here’s the iFIXIT guide you should follow iMac G5 17" Model A1058 Logic Board Replacement. Jump down to the last step which shows the CPU chip which needs the paste and as stated: “as well as its copper heat sink attached to the midplane.”

Was this answer helpful?

Score 2
Add a comment

Add your answer

Allynn Wood will be eternally grateful.
View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 0

Past 30 Days: 11

All Time: 383