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post #91 of 97
The only time i've ever gone subzero (on DICE and a veeery ghetto pot) i used Ceramique because that was what i had at the time. But sweet mother of jesus, taking my i3-550 to almost 6 GHz was totally awesome.
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post #92 of 97
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Well, you could copper-plate it biggrin.gifthumb.gif

and put another TIM between the copper plate and the pot ?

I get that it can look like a good idea quickly but it's honestly not. In sub0 heat transfer is not such a problem as the one of a TIM that stays efficient at low temps and isn't a hassle for frequent removal. The on LN2 because of coldbug/coldboot you will rather control the actual height of the base of the pot (more or less density of metal) to transfer at a certan efficiency, it's better to have control then go for heat transfer at any expense. Note that the only competitive spot ATM where going for max cold is ppl doing LHE runs on AM3+ for max frequency runs, those occasions are pretty rare and the teams setting it up have went trough many TIM's to find something that will work xD
post #93 of 97
Hahaha....I have used ASC for like six years, but I also hear that Gelid Extreme is good for cold. Maybe Strong can report on how it looks after his next session.
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Hahaha....I have used ASC for like six years, but I also hear that Gelid Extreme is good for cold. Maybe Strong can report on how it looks after his next session.

ya my last 2 sessions I used gelid extreme and it works great. When I pull the pot off it looks just like it does after pulling a waterblock off. it didn't seem to freeze up at all. I also was able to use it one night and then I left the pot on the card overnight and let everything dry up and then the next day it still worked fine. it also seemed to work good for the temp probe hole, I put a little drop in there.

Of course this is coming from someone who is a beginner but it seemed to work great for me. I have no reason to try any other tim for subzero cooling.
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It was axle grease , It worked ok till you started getting hot
So you revived a three year old thread for that?
*facepalm*
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post #96 of 97
Gelid Extreme every time.

ambient cooling? Arctic Cooling is my preferred. MX2 or MX4.
post #97 of 97
I always used the cheap 100% silicone stuff from radio shack for subzero. Doesn't freeze or become jelly like when frozen. Can remove pot at -180c and not worry about the cpu coming with it. Its like $4 for 6 grams and with the way I went through paste, it was a smart choice.
    
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