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You have too admit that a layer thinner than paper would be about right.If you could somehow just put enough too fill the gaps between the 2 surfaces that would be optimal. that can't be much paste at all.
Edited by djsi38t - 6/13/11 at 3:51pm
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post #102 of 106
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Originally Posted by djsi38t View Post
You have too admit that a layer thinner than paper would be about right.If you could somehow just put enough too fill the gaps between the 2 surfaces that would be optimal. that can't be much paste at all.
Indeed, however I am not discussing the optimal thickness, but the optimal spread.
 
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post #103 of 106
Best way to apply tim is to read the instructions from the creator of the paste.
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Give this topic a rest. It's extremely simple to apply thermal paste. Why are there are so many people who like to debate this topic.
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Give this topic a rest. It's extremely simple to apply thermal paste. Why are there are so many people who like to debate this topic.
Why wouldn't they? A degree or two could potentially mean the difference between stable and a blue screen if you're pushing your rig to the limit.

Even if you aren't pushing it that far, a degree or two over the life of the system may make some difference. Doing something slightly different to make it better seems like something to talk about. The OCN logo is a flame ffs.
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surprised the ALOT one was only hotter by 3 lol
I see what you did there...
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