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Old August 14, 2009, 09:53 AM
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Originally Posted by bissa View Post
is there anything wrong with pre spreading the paste to make sure it hits the edges? because the pressure would still even out the amount there.
Well everyone has their own opinions.

For me, a blob in the center is just easier and cleaner. If you like spreading it then fine, but make sure its a decent amount so when you stick the heatsink down, the air bubbles can get pushed out to the edges. If it's too thin, I'd imagine you'd get little air pockets stuck in.
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