> But that was > with the paste that came with the cooler. I squeegeed that off of the CPU and then > applied the other paste (Arctic Silver).... (I see why they give you more than you'll > need ).
Why did you put two kinds of thermal paste on the CPU?
> Then I noticed a small blue film that said 'REMOVE' on it. So, I pulled on it... It > took a bit, but it started to come out... Then it pulled this off-white/greenish > soft/sticky thing with it, but only part way. At this point I'm like "WTF!?" > > I guess it's a small compartment for some kind of small card... Like for memory or > something. I dunno. > > So, I figured I better put it back in. A screw on the top of this thing was very hard > to get out. I had to remove the screws holding down the CPU cooler so I could turn it > slightly to get that top screw out.