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How to clean foreign matter on the processor land pad

kkamei
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There is a foreign substance on the LGA.
What should I do if it is removed or washed?
Can I wipe it off with IPA?
Thank you.

Intel Core i3-6100 Processor 3M Cache, 3.70 GHz

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kkamei
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I really appreciate your response.
I understand the contents, so I would like to try it.
Thank you.

 

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n_scott_pearson
Super User Retired Employee
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Send us photo showing this.

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kkamei
Novice
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Thank you for quick reply.
Below is a photo of the foreign substance.
I don't know what kind of substance.

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Regards,

 

n_scott_pearson
Super User Retired Employee
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That doesn't look like it is a foreign substance; that looks like pin scratches on the pads. They likely won't have any effect of the operation of the processor. If you want, however, you can (carefully!) wipe the bottom of the processor using a clean, lint-free cloth and see if anything is removed. Do not attempt to wipe the pins within the socket itself; they're too delicate for this.

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kkamei
Novice
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I really appreciate your response.
I understand the contents, so I would like to try it.
Thank you.

 

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kkamei
Novice
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By the way, I found the following content on other pages.

https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/articles/000007223/processors.html

 

What is the "Approved cleaning solvent" described here.
Please tell me. thank you.

PICT002.jpg

 

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