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News Cooler Master launches MasterGel Maker thermal compound

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Gareth Halfacree, 1 Dec 2015.

  1. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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  2. Flibblebot

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    So they're claiming it's 50% better than Arctic Silver, but what's its real life benefit - does it really make a difference to cooling? Gurus of bit-tech, I lay the gauntlet before your feet: I demand some testing :D
     
  3. ModSquid

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    Agreed. I'm not sure I've seen a bit test of TIMs myself.
     
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    Agreed - I'd love to know real-world benefits of using modern compounds vs standard ones. Last time I checked it made a difference of like 2 or 3 degrees and was only important when wanting to max-out your OC.
     
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    I seem to recall reading a massive roundup of TIMs a few years ago, where they compared an absolute ton of different brands but also threw into the mix the likes of toothpaste and butter :D Surprisingly, the odd stuff performed fairly well :D
     
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    in the test I found, it was 1c better than Arctic Silver5 and just as easy to apply .. looks like I'll be trying it out on my next build
     

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