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Can I use 3 month opened thermal paste?

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I have a Thermaltake Frio on my 2500k right now and I used the supplied thermal paste with the Thermaltake. I am going to get a 2600k and sell my 2500k and I am wondering if I can use the same thermal paste tube. I am wondering because I already opened it and it is exposed to air for a couple seconds, I am wondering if that is going to affect the effectiveness of the thermal paste if I were to reuse it now.

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the top surface might be dried. I would squeeze out some and check if its dried out.
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i can think of no reason why you wouldnt be able to use it.....
    
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the top surface might be dried. I would squeeze out some and check if its dried out.

Pretty much this.
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post #5 of 6
Yeah there's no problem with that at all.
post #6 of 6
Yeah as long as it had the cap on it and it's not hard as a rock.
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