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One other question since you want to re-seat. How clean is your rig? You say its now running hotter than it used to. How warm is the room your in getting now compared to when the rig was running cooler? If your room is running warmer than it used to or if your system has a dust bunny infection, re-seating will not be the answer.

Any of those TIM will work. Your not gonna see great gains with one over the other in that list.
+1 on cleanliness. It's the easiest way to help keep temps down and has no extra cost if you have something that can blow a good burst of air. The weather in my area started going up about 2 months ago and thought about re-seating my cooler. I just put a few puffs of air through my heatsink fins and my temps dropped about 3C. If that doesn't work or your system is already clean, then you can try other things.
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One other question since you want to re-seat. How clean is your rig? You say its now running hotter than it used to. How warm is the room your in getting now compared to when the rig was running cooler? If your room is running warmer than it used to or if your system has a dust bunny infection, re-seating will not be the answer.

Any of those TIM will work. Your not gonna see great gains with one over the other in that list.
I clean my PC every two weeks so its clean. My room is in the basement so its pretty cool. Ill probably just reseat it to see if that helps.
 
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