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Which paste to use on EVO and 960T?

post #1 of 16
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I have a 7 year old AS5 compound lying around and the Cooler Master Thermal paste that came with the EVO.

Are any below go really well with EVO HSF and 960T?

Shin Etsu G751
OCZ Freeze
TIM Consultants T-C Grease 0098
IC Seven Carat Diamond
MX2
AS5
Cooler Master EVO paste
post #2 of 16
+1 for Shin Etsu
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I've used all of the above on my current cpu except for the CM stuff and whatever that 0098 is and the Prolimatech PK-1 I'm using now is my favorite. Just my opinion. thumb.gif
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Shin Etsu is highly recommended, but I have never used the stuff before. I personally go for OCZ Freeze or Arctic Silver Ceramique.
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IC Diamond is the best out of there , Get it now! thumb.gif

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arctic silver 5 ftw!
 
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post #8 of 16
I use MX-4. AS5 is outdated, and needs curing time. You can't go wrong with MX-2, MX-4, Shin Etsu, Prolimatec, and Noctua.
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post #9 of 16
given margin of error and temp inconsistency, 1c of difference in test results may as well be 0.

I would use the stock paste or AS5, but 7 years is a long time so I dunno. If you want to spend the money just for piece of mind I would probably get Prolimatech PK-1, or Ceramique because the idea of ceramic is sorta neat.
    
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I'd say Creamique 2 and I use it on my stuff and I run nice and cool for being in Texas plus you can get it at Radioshack for a decent price smile.gif
 
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