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Old October 30, 2011, 07:28 PM
frontier204 frontier204 is offline
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My System Specs


I use Arctic Silver 5 mainly because I have a large tube of it that I won't be able to exhaust even if I use it for building PCs for the next 6 years or so I did use it on several different pieces of hardware with good results, including laptop CPUs and desktop GPU chips that had no heatspreader, as well as the typical desktop CPU.

From seeing all of those thermal paste reviews, proper application has much more effect than the type of paste itself, with the exception of cheap white grease with no brand name to speak of. You can take a paste with the best reviews, but if you put too much or too little you'll have an overheating component. That's another plus for Arctic Silver 5, since it has instructions on how to apply for different CPUs.
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