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post #1 of 13
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Was looking to get an h60 this morning, was wondering how is the pre applied thermal paste? Doee it work well or should i get others?

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post #2 of 13
Reapply for good measure...this is only 2.9 and shipped free and works better than AS5

http://www.mwave.com/mwave/SKUSearch.asp?scriteria=AA77214#aShoppingCart
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post #3 of 13
get the antec kuhler 620. its cheaper $39 - $49) and at stock it outperforms the h70, h60. with a second fan you are in h80 territory, also has antecs 3 year warranty..biggrin.gif

http://www.overclock.net/forum/newestpost/990111

the stock paste is sien estu stuff last I heard, pretty good too smile.gif
post #4 of 13
No, it's perfectly fine. Unless I'm mistaken, it comes with high-quality Shin Etsu TIM
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post #5 of 13
The shin etsu paste thats pre applied to the whole H series is one of, if not the best pastes you could have. Everyone has there own preference, But just remember that why would corsair ship the H series with a paste that will make it perform like poop biggrin.gif

I agree with getting the Antec instead though, I've owned a few different H series and the Antec has a better build feel and some neat updates on the H designs.
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post #6 of 13
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Sounds good, doee the antec one have preapplied paste also? And if so what is it?

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post #7 of 13
It does, but if I'm honest I don't know what it is biggrin.gif Seeing as they are both Asetek/Antec based I would guess at shin etsu too. Either way the Antec is better and whatever paste in on your plate it'll make very little difference. How you apply it is more important.
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post #8 of 13
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Cant make up my mind which to get!! Gotta order soon!

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post #9 of 13
you'll be pleased enough with either.
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post #10 of 13
Microcenter has the 620 for $50 right now.

http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0361180
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