Do all CPUs have thermal paste?
Every CPU cooler needs thermal paste, but many have it pre-applied, which simplifies the installation process. To find out if you have pre-applied paste, check the bottom of the base plate or water block of your CPU cooler that attaches to the CPU.
Does CPU Ryzen come with thermal paste?
The bundled cooler has paste pre-applied on its bottom. If it says it comes with a fan it’ll have it on the heads ink block but the cpu itself doesn’t come with anything pre-installed on it. Yep, just installed one.
Do new CPUs need thermal paste?
Whether you’re building a PC or are upgrading your CPU – or cooler – you’ll need to apply some new thermal paste to your processor. This is also known as TIM: Thermal Interface Material. Thermal paste is essential for the heat dissipation from the die of the CPU and your heatsink.
Does PC come with thermal paste?
IF the CPU ships with a cooler, it will usually have pre-applied thermal paste. Some CPUs don’t ship with a cooler, and thus, do not ship with any paste. Your warranty and boxed/unboxed info is correct. Retail: Boxed – Some include coolers, some don’t Thermal paste (usually pre-applied) included with those that do.