The PlayStation 3 (or commonly known as the PS3) is the third home computer entertainment system produced by Sony Computer Entertainment, and the successor to the PlayStation 2. It was released November 11, 2006

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Thermal paste change problem

If my ps3 does not have YLoD problem and I want to change the thermal paste, must I use the heatgun also?

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You definitely do not need to use the heat gun if you just want to change the thermal paste. The heat gun is used for re-flowing the solder underneath the processor and graphics cards.

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I agree u dont need to use the heat gun if your just changing the the thermal paste I recommend Artic Silver.Heat gun is used only when u have the YLOD problem.

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