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post #1 of 18
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I need some thermalpaste to use for my i5-2500k and my GTX 560


Which should I order?
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post #2 of 18
Artic Silver 5
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post #3 of 18
I would go with Artic Silver 5 or mx-3.
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post #4 of 18
Ocz freeze. It drys very fast though, so you havento work fast. Otherwise, acrilic silver.
    
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post #5 of 18
Arctic silver 5 is a little old, use GELID Solutions GC-Extreme Thermal Compound, gets way better temps than as5
    
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post #6 of 18
I still like AS5, of course I have a big enough tube to last the rest of my life. Seriously though any of the major brands will work fine. There will be very little difference between TIMs.
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post #7 of 18
I use TIM Consultants Quantum grease on my CPU, NB, and SB, and I love it. It's easy to apply, spread, and remove, and gives me better temps than IC Diamond 7. It's also somewhat inexpensive too.

product link: http://www.tim-consultants.com/matrix2.html
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post #8 of 18
Arctic Silver 5 is hard to work with and takes 200 hours to cure.

I looked here, and here, for guidance.

I bought GC Extreme from here, because of the free shipping. I've bought a second tube: I like how easy it is to work with.
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post #9 of 18
If you're looking into the mx-3 but don't like how hard it is to spread, mx-4 is also good.
Mwave has them ~$8.5 after shipping I think, for a 4g tube.
GC Extreme, OCZ Freeze, and TIM Consultants Quantum are also all top choices.
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post #10 of 18
I got since a year or so the Coolink Chillaramic.
Said to use "Ceramic nano-particles for high thermal conductivity", does it work well compared to AS5 or others?
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