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What is the best method of application for the setup on the title of this thread? Thanks
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post #2 of 12
A dab in the middle of the IHS should work fine.
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post #3 of 12
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That would be usually the best method for square-based coolers right?
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post #4 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by kevindd992002 View Post
That would be usually the best method for square-based coolers right?
For those with a single chip in the dead center, yes.

I know some older Intel cpus (I want to say the Q6600) had two chips. It was a little more involved for that, but not much. I'm sure there are others but I have no idea what they are.

But yes, one small drop dead center should do you fine.
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post #5 of 12
One drop in the middle. The base of the heatsink will spread it since it's slightly convex.
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Originally Posted by technodanvan View Post
For those with a single chip in the dead center, yes.

I know some older Intel cpus (I want to say the Q6600) had two chips. It was a little more involved for that, but not much. I'm sure there are others but I have no idea what they are.

But yes, one small drop dead center should do you fine.
Ok. Does the i5-2500K only contain a single chip?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by technodanvan
For those with a single chip in the dead center, yes.

I know some older Intel cpus (I want to say the Q6600) had two chips. It was a little more involved for that, but not much. I'm sure there are others but I have no idea what they are.

But yes, one small drop dead center should do you fine.
Ok. Does the i5-2500K only contain a single chip?
it has one chip but that chip has for core processors
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post #8 of 12
I use X method and so far the best one
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post #9 of 12
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Quote:
Originally Posted by WORLDs View Post
it has one chip but that chip has for core processors
But the dot method is still recommended for multiple core processors?
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post #10 of 12
I have the megahalems on my i5 2500k and I did spread it myself with an old library card. My temps at idle are 35 degrees. Putting a drop and letting the heatsink spread it is probably the easiest way of doing it though, just make sure you don't put too little since you need it to spread out enough to get close to the edges not just cover the middle.
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