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A good thermal compound?

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I am between these 2 different compound products. Which one should I go for? I know the Artic Silver 5 is very popular! But I dont feel like is really worth the $10 I am sure there is something close to it in quality.

Newegg.com - Arctic Silver AA-1.75G Thermal Compound

Newegg.com - MASSCOOL G751 Shin-Etsu Thermal Interface Material
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Go for the Shin-Etsu. They both perform pretty similarly, but the AS5 has like an 100 hour burn-in time, whereas the Shin-Etsu has no burn-in time.
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