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post #51 of 68
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Originally Posted by Nintendo Maniac 64 View Post
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.


Seriously it has nothing conductive in it, it would be a terrible thermal paste, mayo is loaded with oils.
post #52 of 68
Their testing environment is crap.

Maybe I don't understand thermodynamics correctly, but I was under the impression that air cooling performs non-linearly with varying ambients, even when comparing delta.

In other words, their test is completely pointless other than that mayo does surprisingly well.

Also didn't see OCZ freeze, or IC7D, nor did they say whether or not any of the TIMs were allowed to "set in", which can greatly effect temps on TIM like AS5 and IC7D.

edit:
Semen is mostly water, carbs, and proteins. The water will evaporate, and neither the protein or carbohydrates will conduct well. Mayo did well as it has a lot oils and fats which do not evaporate, and are not the worst at conducting heat.
post #53 of 68
Only on OCN would semen be considered for thermal paste. XD
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test animal fat.
raw, uncooked animal fat.
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post #55 of 68
Maybe wheat grass juice with some fetus blended together on top of a small portion of a condor egg omelet for a top performing thermal compound/pad solution.
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post #56 of 68
So whats the general consensus, you guys still like AS5 or not
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post #57 of 68
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I loled very hard I was like wth are they talking with their mayo xD

When I get back home I'll change my AS5 with some Mayo drops see if it really works xD
Notice chocolat does a very bad job haha
Any semi-solid should work as thermal interface material.
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Only on OCN would semen be considered for thermal paste. XD
Nope, I bet /g/ over at 4chan it would too.
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I am loving AS5. Not only i got better temps then MX-4 but its so much easier to apply.
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post #60 of 68
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I am loving AS5. Not only i got better temps then MX-4 but its so much easier to apply.
Wait... so a conductive compound is EASIER to apply than a non-conductive one?

wat.
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