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Old March 5, 2012, 10:11 AM
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Originally Posted by bigFOIG View Post
How's the performance compared to other on that stuff? Seems to have good price/gram.
Oh it's not as good (by a tiny amount).MG 860 is commercial grade thermal paste.

Here's the thing about thermal paste ; In any situation that would actually 'need' the 1-2 dergree improvement found by using expensive-high-grade-metal-based TIM's , the thermal solution is garbage anyways.

Thermal paste is to fill microscopic scratches.Not to span 1/64th inch gaps caused by concave surfaces etc..

A properly designed thermal solution should operate in spec without thermal paste.

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