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post #11 of 23
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Originally Posted by Badie05;13868572 
ARCTIC COOLING MX-5 Thermal Compound

It only goes up to MX-4 IIRC
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post #12 of 23
Shin Etsu X23-7783D.

It's not that common and not everyone knows about it, but it outperforms almost every TIM but Indigo Xtreme (not sure if that one counts).
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I thought it was IcyHot
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post #14 of 23
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no!! TIM is like toilet paper - cheap ones feel like sandpaper, quality ones make your butt feel all warm & fuzzy


Look at that massive 1-2C difference!
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post #15 of 23
hehe... nice thread... One thing to note is that a lot of TIMS take time to break in, eg: AS5. Therefore, this result could be a bit messed up. If you look at AS's website, then you can see that it says after 200 hours of use your temps drop by 1-5ºc or something like that.
    
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post #16 of 23
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Look at that massive 1-2C difference!
That 1-2C difference does make it the best and that's what was asked.
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That 1-2C difference does make it the best and that's what was asked.
And what noticeable benefit is obtained? None.
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post #18 of 23
Indigo Extreme is the best. However, if you want a paste, I would say the Prolimatech PK-1, Shin Etsu X23, Arctic Cooling MX-2/3/ or 4, or IC Diamond.
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post #19 of 23
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Originally Posted by Butter on Toast View Post
hehe... nice thread... One thing to note is that a lot of TIMS take time to break in, eg: AS5. Therefore, this result could be a bit messed up. If you look at AS's website, then you can see that it says after 200 hours of use your temps drop by 1-5ºc or something like that.
Personally, I've seen no difference between 1 week (on/off regular usage) of curing & 200+ hours with AS5.

Just saying.
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post #20 of 23
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Originally Posted by HybridCore View Post
Indigo Extreme is the best. However, if you want a paste, I would say the Prolimatech PK-1, Shin Etsu X23, Arctic Cooling MX-2/3/ or 4, or IC Diamond.
ordered indigo yesterday. still curious though, what's the difference between paste & stuff like indigo?
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