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post #11 of 19
i use noctuas own.. hmm i have used shin etsu before.. seriously, you'll use the whole thing tryna do one application if your not fast enough

im thinking of trying a different tim also.. hmm
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post #12 of 19
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DorkSterr View Post
The one your 990 is going to come with. It's shin Etsu.
Really? you know for sure? This could prove quite helpful as i still havent ordered yet.

Anyone out there used Indigo Xtreme? Wouldent mind heareing more about it, otherwise looks like I don't need any

Thanks, Sir Overkill.

EDIT: What is PK1?
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post #13 of 19
According to Linus' unboxing, the 990x comes with Dow Corning Thermally Conductive Compound.



I would still go out and get the Indigo Xtreme or Shin-Etsu, whichever is easier to get.
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post #14 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by PowerTrip View Post

I would still go out and get the Indigo Xtreme or Shin-Etsu, whichever is easier to get.
At the very least you'd have spare TIM on hand. I don't know about you guys, but I do go through a fair bit with component changes, test setups, friend/family rigs, etc.
post #15 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sir Overkill View Post
EDIT: What is PK1?
It's a tube-based TIM much like any other out there, though SkinneeLabs shows it's cooling is near on with Indigo Extreme.

http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/news/...-compound-pk1/
post #16 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by PowerTrip View Post
According to Linus' unboxing, the 990x comes with Dow Corning Thermally Conductive Compound.

I would still go out and get the Indigo Xtreme or Shin-Etsu, whichever is easier to get.
Dow although lesser known is actually a fairly decent paste, better than some other stuff you could buy.
    
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post #17 of 19
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Well, I got both IX and Shin-Etsu just for good times!

now I can try the other if temps are'nt up to scratch

Thanks, Sir Overkill.
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post #18 of 19
Either Shin Etsu X23 or GC-Extreme. The great thing about the GC-Extreme is that it's just barely behind Shin Etsu, if not equal, for twice the amount at the same price.
     
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