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hey guys quick question is there anything better then IC Diamond 7
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hmm what no one posting how sad
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Arctic Cooling MX-4 is also a very good thermal Compound paste

EDIT: Arctic Silver 5 HIGH-DENSITY is fine as well
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I use MX2 foir both.
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thank you for all your replies
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TIM is TIM. Don't sweat the brand to much. Its more in the application of rather than brand. Avoid AS5 (the normal AS5) it has a 200 hour cure time. I like ICD7 myself smile.gif
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Shin Etsu G751 FTW!!! biggrin.gif

Only Artic Silver 5 is comparable and that has a 200 hour burn in time. G751 is ~8hr BIT. thumb.gif

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TIM is TIM. Don't sweat the brand to much. Its more in the application of rather than brand. Avoid AS5 (the normal AS5) it has a 200 hour cure time. I like ICD7 myself smile.gif

i'd change that to electrically conductive pastes. . .
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post #10 of 22
any tim will work within a couple of c of another but icd is about as good as it gets yes.

its temps are great if you can get a good application, which requires the right amount of tim and mounting pressure, the best way to get this is to pre heat the tim before you use it. the cons with it are its a right pain to get it right and utter knighmare to remove, i would not advise using it on something you might refit often but if you want to fit and forget it is the best by far.

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