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Poll Results: which is the best for gpu thermal grease then as 5

 
  • 4% (1)
    tuniq tx-4
  • 80% (17)
    arctic cooling mx-4
  • 0% (0)
    arctic cooling g1
  • 0% (0)
    ICDiamond 7 carat
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post #11 of 49
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so i have narrowed the choices down to

choices

prolimatech pk-1

arctic cooling mx-4

tuniq tx-4

those are my choices so far so idk which would be best. and to let everyone know the reason why im asking this is because summer will be rolling around and i want to have really good temps and be able to play games without the game crashing and reasonable temps like 65 to 70c on load for the gpu and possible use the TIM for the cpu as well to push both the cpu and gpu farther and the highest before it starts to get hot and im also replacing the stock cooler with xtreme plus ii triple 92mm fan cooler for it.


one other thing price does not matter. just something taht i don't have to heat up and is easy or fairly moderate to apply.
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post #12 of 49
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Originally Posted by Grumby21 View Post

well the g751 "or on the arctic cooling website g1" outperform arctic silver 5 and roughly how many degrees.
@elohim for the second link i could not understadn what they said due to it's in german all i know it a little polish and the rest american but does anyone know if the mx-4 or tx-4 will drop my gpu temps about an extra 3 to 4 degrees celsius over arctic silver 5 or does anyone have reviews on the prolimatech pk-1 or on hand used it before

well, the charts speak for itself really.
and i've read around ten TIM Comparisons and the Prolimatech and Thermalright Ones are always amongst the Top performers behind the GC Extreme and IC7 (liquid metal not counted). They are easy to apply so i would just get one of these.
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post #13 of 49
IC Diamond 7 offers great performance, but scratches/stains everything. It's not worth using. I recommend using either OCZ Freeze or AC MX-4. Both are non-conductive and highly effective. I would not use AS5 because it is not a ceramic compound (it's very slightly capacitive), it has a long cure time, and its performance falls behind its more modern competitors.
Edited by staryoshi - 12/13/11 at 9:49am
    
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post #14 of 49
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all i have to do is find out who has the middle price for the prolimatech and order it. off hand anyone know how long it takes for prolimatech pk-1 to cure. how much of a difference is prolimatech pk-1 to AS5
Edited by Grumby21 - 12/3/11 at 7:34pm
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according to newegg it has no burn in time http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835242002
    
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post #16 of 49
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they don't sell it on newegg i wonder why. but frozen cpu has it but idk where it would be shipped from plus they have it for 10.99
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post #17 of 49
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why is the pk-1 hard to find seems like you can't find it anywhere and is the chill factor 3 as good or better then pk-1 and do you have to heat it up go get it to work.
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IC Diamond 7 offers great performance, but scratches/stains everything. It's not worth using. I recommend using either OCZ Freeze or AC MX-4. Both are non-conductive and highly effective. I would not use AS5 because it is not a ceramic compound (it's very slightly conductive), it has a long cure time, and its performance falls behind its more modern competitors.

+1 definitely get a non conductive paste for gpus just in case it gets on anything other than the actual gpu and fries the card.
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post #19 of 49
performance pc has some just ordered the Phobya Hegrease for my gpu hehe got impulsive because of your thread smile.gif http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php
    
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post #20 of 49
Pretty much every paste has a burn in time regardless of whether it states 0 hours or not. It doesn't really matter though... it's not like you can't use your computer.
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