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Thanks for the replies people. I have ordered some Arctic MX-4 TIM and will post my results soon. Cheers
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2x WD Caviar Black 2TB Samsung SSD 840 120GB 64-bit Windows7-SP1 Ultimate Samsung BX2450 + AOC 2236vwh 
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I applied Arctic MX-4 to the 2600K. Originally my temps at idle were 41C and load 75C (prime95). After applying the TIM my temps were 32C idle and 52C load. That's 23C difference!! (Haha number 23 we meet again.)
I highly recommend MX-4 for the 2600K. Cheers
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Intel i7 2600K @4.5GHz - 1.360v Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD4 MSI Lightning HD6970 16Gb Patriot VIPER EXTREME @1600MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOSMonitor
2x WD Caviar Black 2TB Samsung SSD 840 120GB 64-bit Windows7-SP1 Ultimate Samsung BX2450 + AOC 2236vwh 
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Enermax 85+ 920W HAF X ASUS Xonar Essence STX 
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Intel i7 2600K @4.5GHz - 1.360v Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD4 MSI Lightning HD6970 16Gb Patriot VIPER EXTREME @1600MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOSMonitor
2x WD Caviar Black 2TB Samsung SSD 840 120GB 64-bit Windows7-SP1 Ultimate Samsung BX2450 + AOC 2236vwh 
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Enermax 85+ 920W HAF X ASUS Xonar Essence STX 
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