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Best kind of thermal paste?

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Does it matter what kind I use? I have the cooler master hyper 212+ one that I used a few times, still has some left. Will that be good?
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As long as it's still just as runny as when new, it's fine
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post #3 of 7
What does the tube look like?

To my understanding, the 212+ USED to come with Thermal Fusion 400 which is a good paste, but now it comes with a generic crappy paste. If its a little tube with a purple label and white "coolermaster" lettering, don't use that.

I compared it to AS5 and my temps were significantly higher. Like 4C.

I contacted CM online and they confirmed that it is a generic paste.
    
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Shin Etsu G751, very good.
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post #5 of 7
Quote:
Originally Posted by matrix2000x2 View Post
Shin Etsu G751, very good.
Through my own testing I found it to be a little better than mx2 mx3, however, IC Diamond 7 and Shin Etsu X23-7783D were better.

Best I say, is Shin Etsu X23 7783D or 7762
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post #6 of 7
tomato paste works like a champ + it give u a nice tomatoy smell
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post #7 of 7
From what I understand, if you were to buy new thermal paste, skineelabs reviewed Prolimatech PK-1 to be the best paste on the market, if you don't want the cost/limited uses of indigo xtreme. I bought some PK-1 and it is very easy to use and spread, and comes in a 5g tube.
    
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