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Ensure that the motherboard has completely cooled before continuing this guide.

If you have not applied thermal paste before you can check our thermal paste guide whilst it is cooling.

Apply a thin bead of thermal paste on the CPU.

Using the thermal paste spreader card, spread the paste out thinly and evenly on the chip.

In the same way, apply a thin layer of thermal paste on the GPU.

Clean up any excess thermal paste off the motherboard.

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