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UltraNoob123

8 months ago

The alcohol I need for cleaning my cpu is 70% isopropanol right?

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  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Yes, the higher percentage the better. (evaporates faster, less water) Dab it with a lint free cloth until it’s gone.

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

where can you typically buy it?

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Literally anywhere, any drug store, or even grocery store with a small pharmacy is likely going to have it.

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

ok thx

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah 70% is good enough to clean a CPU with though I was lucky enough to get 99% stuff myself. If you need to find a good lint free cloth to clean the CPU with surprisingly if you have any coffee filters around those are some of the best.

This video may be a fun watch on the matter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VOd1oN1wPSk

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

I'd suggest the alcohol wipes used for cleaning glasses or for injections, they come in a box of 50-100 individual packets. Only cost $3-$4 and are great for also cleaning phone screens, watch faces, etc.

  • 8 months ago
  • 0 points

would acetone work as well (since I have some) or is it better to buy some alcohol?

  • 8 months ago
  • 3 points

Acetone is bad to use because it eats the epoxy binding the fiberglass of the motherboard.

You may not even realize you touched it and kill the board.

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

It'd be better to get some alcohol. 70-91% is good local Walmart cvs or walgreens lol

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