Cons: Price and Compound hard to be spread.
Innovation Cooling Diamond 7 thermal compound (IC Diamond 7 for short and ICD 7 for even shorter) is arguably the best TIM out there. I got IC Diamond 7 as the alternative as I can't find any merchants nearby that sells Shin Etsu (the TIM that came pre-applied onto my Corsair H-50. There's a bigger tube version called IC Diamond 24. (where 24 is 4.8 gram and 7 is 1.5 gram) But the price for these TIMs are rather high for such small amounts... Is it because I'm buying diamonds or what??? The compound is kind of hard to get it spread out... I have to admit that I was not using the pea size at the center application method. My bad... There is/are guides out there that teaches you how...(read more)