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NT-H1 vs MX-4

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Hey all,

Recently RMA'd my Corsair H70 (had to give it a try, my review: expensive mediocrity). Picked myself up a trusty D14 and replacing the fans with a couple black high CFM Scythes.

Wondering if I should go with the stock NT-H1 on the D14 or use this tube of MX-4 I have? By all accounts they perform the same and are both non conductive, but the NT apparently has a habit of drying up over time? Havent heard the same of MX so far, used on a 1090t, 2600k, gtx460 and gtx570, as well as nb/sb and mosfets.

thanks for reading.
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I think the MX-4 is slightly better than the NT-H1, so I would use the MX-4.

Also make sure you get the Scythe S-Flex, Kama Flow, or GentleTyphoon fans. The regular Scythe Slipstream aren't very suitable for CPU heatsink.
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thanks for the response.

ive actually got a sythe flex for my 140 and a slipsteam for the 120 spot. i have some spare ipcqueen rifled bearing 120s around, but they are 80 cfm as opposed to 110.
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I use MX-4
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Since you have the MX-4 you might as well use it. I have used the NT-H1 on my 2500k and 570 and it does seem to dry up, but it doesnt make a difference in temps at all as far as I've seen.
 
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