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Old September 10, 2009, 04:20 PM
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Sorry wasn't sure exactly where to post this...

My AS5 is almost done, looking to get something different now.. I got few options.

AC MX-2 or Gelid GC-1.. I'm really digging the Gelid..

AC MX-2 = $9.99, 4 gram tube
Gelid = $8.83, 5 gram tube..

With that info, the Gelid is probably the best bang for the buck, it comes with an applicator.. As for performance, they are really close.. What's your say?
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Old September 10, 2009, 05:27 PM
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that stusff seems to work good if you can find any at a local shop hehe
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AC MX-2 = $9.99, 4 gram tube What's your say?
Nothing is easier to apply than MX-2. You can't go wrong there.

I'm currently using Indigo Xtreme. It's a real PITA. It's like having your CPU soldered to your water block.
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MX-2 or MX-3. No complaints with either, though Vapor and a few others on XS reported MX-3 as being dry and thick, but mine seems to only be slightly thicker than my MX-2.

As for spreading thermal paste, I never have nor do I ever want to. Too messy and too much work. Pea-sized dab in the middle is how I always do it.
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