Overclock.net › Forums › Cooling › Air Cooling › What TP to use?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

What TP to use?

post #1 of 4
Thread Starter 
So tomorrow my new Noctua D14 comes in! YAYA!

Anyways I having trouble choosing the AS5(what i usually use) and the Noctua TP they include with there kit. I have read multiple reviews some say the Noctua paste is better than other says AS5 is better but this is only by a very slight difference. Anyone have actually tested this on there machine, since sometimes website reviews are bias. So which one would you guys use?

Thank you for your feedback!
Giggity
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 2600k 4.9ghz HT on @ 1.415v ASRock Z68 Professional(Fatal1ty) Gen 3 Zotac GTX 680 2gb @ +100/400 Zotac GTX 680 2gb @ +100/400 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveCooling
8gb Corsair vengeance ddr3 1600 Crucial M4 128 GB 2x Western Digital Black 1TB(Storage Drives) Noctua NH-D14 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 7 64bit Crossover 27' LED-P ASUS VH236H 23' DAS Professional 
PowerCaseMouse
Seasonic X1050 Gold Azza Salano 1000 Black/Black Logitech G500 
  hide details  
Reply
Giggity
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 2600k 4.9ghz HT on @ 1.415v ASRock Z68 Professional(Fatal1ty) Gen 3 Zotac GTX 680 2gb @ +100/400 Zotac GTX 680 2gb @ +100/400 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveCooling
8gb Corsair vengeance ddr3 1600 Crucial M4 128 GB 2x Western Digital Black 1TB(Storage Drives) Noctua NH-D14 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 7 64bit Crossover 27' LED-P ASUS VH236H 23' DAS Professional 
PowerCaseMouse
Seasonic X1050 Gold Azza Salano 1000 Black/Black Logitech G500 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 4
http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=150&Itemid=62

80 TIM Comparison

Anything from Group A is good stuff

I Currently Use Shin Etsu, based on other recomnedations , it has no curing time, and ive gotten consistent lower temps compared other tims ive personally used.
Daily Driver
(18 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i7 3930K ASUS RAMPAGE EXTREME IV PNY GTX 470  PNY GTX 470  
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
1GGB (3 x4GB) Corsair Dominator GT 2300 MHZ Corsair Force GT  Western Digital Caviar Black  LG BD-ROM 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
Corsair H100 CPU AIO ARCTIC COOLING Accelero XTREME Plus II  ARCTIC COOLING Accelero XTREME Plus II  Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
Dell U2711 Corsair AX1200 Coolermaster HAF 932 Black Edition Logitech G9X 
Mouse PadAudio
Roketfish Gaming Pad AUDIO ENGINE A5+ 2 
  hide details  
Reply
Daily Driver
(18 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i7 3930K ASUS RAMPAGE EXTREME IV PNY GTX 470  PNY GTX 470  
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
1GGB (3 x4GB) Corsair Dominator GT 2300 MHZ Corsair Force GT  Western Digital Caviar Black  LG BD-ROM 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
Corsair H100 CPU AIO ARCTIC COOLING Accelero XTREME Plus II  ARCTIC COOLING Accelero XTREME Plus II  Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
Dell U2711 Corsair AX1200 Coolermaster HAF 932 Black Edition Logitech G9X 
Mouse PadAudio
Roketfish Gaming Pad AUDIO ENGINE A5+ 2 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 4
The AS5 is rated slightly higher than the Noctua IIRC (after cure time), either way once you get into good quality TIMs the difference is a matter of ~1-2c usually

EDIT: Just double-checked that list - as I remembered it's better (by a whopping 0.9c in their tests)


SemiOT:

I thought this was going to be something like Angelsoft vs Charmin for a sec
Edited by candy_van - 5/2/11 at 11:01pm
Stugots III
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 3770K @ 4.5GHz ASUS Maximus V Gene EVGA GTX 780 SC 2x8GB G.Skill 2133MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
250GB 850-EVO | 1TB EZEX | 2TB F4 It BURNS! H100i | NB Pros Windows 10 Pro x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ASUS VE258Q Filco Majestouch I Seasonic X-560w Fractal Arc Mini R2 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G502 Vengeance MM200 HT Omega eClaro SHURE SRH-840 | Audioengine A2+S8 
  hide details  
Reply
Stugots III
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 3770K @ 4.5GHz ASUS Maximus V Gene EVGA GTX 780 SC 2x8GB G.Skill 2133MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
250GB 850-EVO | 1TB EZEX | 2TB F4 It BURNS! H100i | NB Pros Windows 10 Pro x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ASUS VE258Q Filco Majestouch I Seasonic X-560w Fractal Arc Mini R2 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G502 Vengeance MM200 HT Omega eClaro SHURE SRH-840 | Audioengine A2+S8 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 4
In my personal experience, the Noctua NT-H1 paste outperformed AS5 by 3-4*C at 100% load.
Short Stuff
(19 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II 945 Asus M5A97 R2.0 Asus HD 6570 4x4GB G.SKILL Ripjaw 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
WD Velociraptor WD Caviar Black Samsung F3 Samsung SH-203B 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Noctua NH-U12P Windows 10 Home Samsung 32" LCD HDTV 720p Logitech K330 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Seasonic SS560-KM CM 690 II Logitech M215 Staples 
AudioOtherOther
Creative Inspire P5800 5.1 speakers Motorola SB6141 Modem Netgear WNDR3700V3 Router 
  hide details  
Reply
Short Stuff
(19 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II 945 Asus M5A97 R2.0 Asus HD 6570 4x4GB G.SKILL Ripjaw 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
WD Velociraptor WD Caviar Black Samsung F3 Samsung SH-203B 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Noctua NH-U12P Windows 10 Home Samsung 32" LCD HDTV 720p Logitech K330 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Seasonic SS560-KM CM 690 II Logitech M215 Staples 
AudioOtherOther
Creative Inspire P5800 5.1 speakers Motorola SB6141 Modem Netgear WNDR3700V3 Router 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Air Cooling
Overclock.net › Forums › Cooling › Air Cooling › What TP to use?