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More testing needs to be done with the mayo!

I do have a spare 533MHz Celeron...mayb- oh wait, the mobo doesn't have a temp monitor. >_<

EDIT: Well I do have a spare 1.4GHz Duron as well, and not only does the mobo's temp monitor work, but I can under/overclock the FSB as well. Maybe I'll try it sometime...

EDIT 2: Nevermind, looks like someone has already done it for us:
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Edited by Nintendo Maniac 64 - 10/5/11 at 5:03pm
 
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Originally Posted by Majin SSJ Eric View Post
I see the AS5 haters are in the house. Just can't accept that it is still a damn good thermal compound can ya?
Just a bunch of AS 5 haters here jumping on that bandwagon (as well as calling it conductive and complaining that it gets better with time).

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yup thats the one i was thinking of. theres a few others showing AS5 performing about the same comparison. dont really count phobya and indigo. indigo has its risk during the mounting procedure, and phobya is nearly impossible to find.

but most certainly Shin etsu over AS5

This graph makes me wonder, how is MX-2 cooling better than MX-3? Everything I have seen is that MX-3 was better than MX-2 (and MX-4).

I just don't totally trust any graphs, their are just too many variables with this.
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I think I found the review where a bunch of house-hold items and products are tested as thermal compounds:
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iF you read the article, you'll see that it's a finger condom included to spread the compound.
Spreading thermal compound with your finger is the worst thing you can do.

Rice grain method 4 lyfe.
post #45 of 68
I just don't understand how Indego Xtreme isn't tested. Sure it's expensive and not forgiving if you screw up but wow does it work well.
post #46 of 68
Would like to see them include Coolaboratory's Liquid Ultra in it.
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I see the AS5 haters are in the house. Just can't accept that it is still a damn good thermal compound can ya?
Was just thinking the same thing lol.
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What are they gonna test next?
Semen? "Alright, and now to apply this "paste" fresh out of the... Aw crap! I missed!."
HAHAHAHAHAHAHA.......... Or it would be more like "Where'd it go?"
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Personally, I use OCZ Freeze but it's tough finding it nowadays. Microcenter and Newegg don't carry it anymore I would try AS5 but I don't like that it's really thick plus that 100hr cure time is for the birds......... Nice to see that my TIM of choice is well-ranked
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Ya know, semen might not actually be that bad...

It's my experience that it actually DRIES (and gets sticky) on contact with water, so in a hot & dry location it should actually stay viscous.
 
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