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IC Diamond 7 vs Shin Etsu vs AS5

How would you guys rank these from best to worst one? thnx
    
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All you had to do is use the search function and find a comparison on those tims and more
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Performance:
Shin Etsu = ICD7 > AS5

Ease of application:
Shin Etsu = AS5 > ICD7
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Whatever TIM you get you will be fine. Only difference may be 1-2C so its not really noticeable.
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As5 = shin > icd
overall
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Krud;14488083 
As5 = shin > icd
overall

That's crazy.
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AS5 is good, but Shin Etsu and IC do not have curing times (AS5 has a ~200 hour curing) so you'd see the benefits faster. Plus AS5 is capacitive (can conduct electricity), meaning you really need to be careful when applying to GPUs or CPUs without IHS

Shin is one of the best, but the best price-performance TIM is MX2/MX4.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Starbomba;14488543 
AS5 is good, but Shin Etsu and IC do not have curing times (AS5 has a ~200 hour curing) so you'd see the benefits faster. Plus AS5 is capacitive (can conduct electricity), meaning you really need to be careful when applying to GPUs or CPUs without IHS

Shin is one of the best, but the best price-performance TIM is MX2/MX4.

I just received my 30g tube of MX2, woot.
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Shin Etsu > IC Diamond > AS5
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PK-1 > any mentioned so far. tongue.gif
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