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Corsair CLC's should have Shin Etsu paste on them already, its great stuff, they just use alot of it. You could get better temps using less, but you would also have to you a high quality TIM or tmeps would stay the same or even get worse. leave it unless you have good stuffs.

biggrin.gif yeah just checked what a corsair rep said on their forum, some them come with Shin etsu and the others come with a thermal compound from china. But overall suppose to perform pretty well, i would agree with keeping it tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by DNytAftr View Post

sorry correction, on their h50 and h70 coolers they use Shin Etsu and on their h60, h80 and h100 they use a thermal compound from Dow Corning Thermal Interface Material

That's still decent, right?

Thanks everyone for the advice! That will also save me the extra step of applying new thermal paste. biggrin.gif
Edited by raiderxx - 3/1/12 at 4:22am
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post #13 of 23
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That's still decent, right?
Thanks everyone for the advice! That will also save me the extra step of applying new thermal paste. biggrin.gif

Yes, its still decent. I wouldn't change it unless you have to, and only with good stuff's:)
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post #14 of 23
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That's still decent, right?

Thanks everyone for the advice! That will also save me the extra step of applying new thermal paste. biggrin.gif

yup itsgood, the compound on the h60/80/100 coolers was developed by Dow Corning just for corsair, and is suppose to perform just as well as Shin etsu. so you should be good thumb.gif
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That's still decent, right?
Thanks everyone for the advice! That will also save me the extra step of applying new thermal paste. biggrin.gif

yep it is decent TIM and i have learnt something too thumb.gif
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post #16 of 23
changed my default h100 thermal paste and got 2-3c higher on idle and 15-20c clocked.too bad shin-etsu is not available here.
post #17 of 23
The Shin etsu i had pre-applied to my H50 was good stuff, so i dont think im wrong in saying the stuff on the H60 is going to be just as good.

AS5 is old stuff now op, its just those out there that still use it on their RROD Xbox 360's.
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changed my default h100 thermal paste and got 2-3c higher on idle and 15-20c clocked.too bad shin-etsu is not available here.

Sorry but doing it wrong. You have a poor spread or did something wrong. The difference between the high end TIM and the cheap crap they give away at the local PC store is only going to be 1-3c TOPS. play around with seating the cooler to get the spread right.
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So i guess im right in wiping it off and then putting some MX-4 on when i get my stuff.
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So i guess im right in wiping it off and then putting some MX-4 on when i get my stuff.

Little confusing. But if your buying a new HXX/HXXX cooler then no, they ship with good stuff already on there. You want to leave the TIM that is on there. Its quality stuff. They use a lot IMHO, but its a trivial thing. MX-4 would be a good TIM to use when this stuff needs a change.
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