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Radio Shack's thermal paste selection..

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Pretty limited, but I don't know of any other shops in SLC since I just moved up here.

http://www.radioshack.com/search/ind...+compound&sr=1

AS5 is the only thing on there I know, is it my best bet?
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Yeah, i use it all the time...if you go to the store get AS5. If you order get IC Diamond or MX-4.
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Originally Posted by SeanWebster View Post
Yeah, i use it all the time...if you go to the store get AS5. If you order get IC Diamond or MX-4.
Or Shin Etsu.
Unless something has changed...
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Alright, thanks for the quick response. I would've gotten some shin-etsu for like $5 on the marketplace, but I don't want to wait until the middle of next week. Just got my q9400 in today.
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cermaique is as good as anything out..ive used it for years...get it and you wont be sorry..
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Originally Posted by wesleys_dad View Post
cermaique is as good as anything out..ive used it for years...get it and you wont be sorry..
Not really.
Its not bad by any means, but it gets walked all over by the pastes we mentioned.
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Whats the cheapest place to find Arctic Cooling MX-4? I swear i've heard people here say they get for 8 bucks?
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post #8 of 8
Yeah, AS5 is the best you can get from Radio Shack.

Another option would be to call around local computer shops to see what they stock. In my particular town the Radio Shack didn't have any AS5 and it took one quick call to the PC store down the street and they had the paste I was looking for and a few more selections.

As for finding MX-4 for $8 I wish I could! I paid $12 for mine from SVC.com. They usually have free shipping on thermal paste and it was the best deal I could find.
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