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Build Advice Best TIM paste for my CPU.

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Coldfuse, 17 Jul 2011.

  1. Teelzebub

    Teelzebub Up yours GOD,Whats best served cold

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  2. Guest-44432

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    Now fixed! I have bought many things from these guys, and I highly recommend them!
     
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  3. GoodBytes

    GoodBytes How many wifi's does it have?

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    Paying 50$ for TIM, for 1-2 degree less compared to a 12$ one.... the 12$ is a better buy.

    However, I do agree with you with the low end crap... but sometimes, it's not worth investing on a fancy TIM, when you know perfectly you'll be replacing the computer or the component in question, soon.
     
  4. Coldfuse

    Coldfuse Rotating motherboards

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    Thanks for the advice guys, reading that large test article now!
     
  5. Elton

    Elton Officially a Whisky Nerd

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    Too lazy, I just end up using Industrial Ceramic paste. I buy it in large amounts and apply it to almost everything.

    Admittedly I could get nicer TIM, but it's good value. Plus it's just a few degrees and I'm a lazy OC'er.
     
  6. Coldfuse

    Coldfuse Rotating motherboards

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    I pimped for Arctic silver 5 in the end. Will see how it goes when i get round to building my new machine.
     
  7. bdigital

    bdigital Is re-building his PC again

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    Ive found the gelid exteme stuff and shin itsu to be really good.
     
  8. Pete J

    Pete J Employed scum

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    CPUs, GPUs, sandwiches etc.
     
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  9. GoodBytes

    GoodBytes How many wifi's does it have?

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    LOL!
    TIM is part of a good breakfast (picture showing toast with TIM, orange juice, cereal bole, steak, eggs, bole of fruits, V8 drink, and a multi-vitamin pill.. the usual from all kids breakfast cereals commercials). They are GGRRRRRREEAAATT!
     
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  10. [PUNK] crompers

    [PUNK] crompers Dremedial

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    i just bought some IC7, dropped my temps by about 2-3c from AS5. It is a bit of a pain in the arse to spread but using the sink to spread it seems to work well enough.
     
  11. Salisant

    Salisant What's a Dremel?

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    IC Diamond is decent paste but is rather thick so requires a good push to get it out of the tube, don't bother trying to spread though, just bolt on your heatsink and it will do it for you.
     

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