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post #71 of 90
I'd steer clear of the Cool Laboratory TIM's especially if your base is copper like most of the closed loop/AIO coolers have.

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?249495-Liquid-Metal-Ultra-Does-it-alter-HSF-base-surface
Edited by DoktorCreepy - 12/22/12 at 5:39pm
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post #72 of 90
Anyone know if this stuff was any good from CM?


Part number is HTK-002-U1

It's discontinued on CM's site but through one of our distributors here at work it's selling for $1.30 for a 4g tube.

Worth grabbing a couple?
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It's garbage. Do not use it. Toothpaste does better. Someone actually tested with toothpaste ( and peanut butter, lipstick, ect) and the toothpaste actually didn't do that bad. biggrin.gif
    
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Just grab some mayo out of the fridge smile.gif
post #75 of 90
So I got a PK-1 coming from Newegg, then I read that it is old news now and get out performed by PK-3/Phobya, Should I refuse the shipment and order PK-3/Phobya from frozencpu.com instead? Will cost me between $5-7 more due to shipping cost of frozencpu.
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Just grab some mayo out of the fridge smile.gif

PMSL - Funniest thing I have read in a while on OCN. specool.gif
post #77 of 90
Promilitech PK-1 is the 2cnd best thermal paste in the world (according to benchmarks) for 10$ on newegg.
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post #78 of 90
Long live this thread! haha
I have noticed how you apply the tim makes a huge difference in the temps. In the past I had goober gobbered a bunch on (like they do in online pictures) and got much higher temps. If I put a tiny amount on, I get much lower temps. In my experience much less is much better.

Here is a good example of what I call way to much applied. I am blown away by how much was applied, this is extremely excessive, tim gushing out the sides...WOW eek.gif
http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/coolers/display/thermal-interface-roundup-1_12.html#sect0

I also do not believe in miracle tims.
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Shin-Etsu. I got a regular supply at work biggrin.gif Apple sends it with all logic board replacements.
 
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post #80 of 90
Quote:
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Shin-Etsu. I got a regular supply at work biggrin.gif Apple sends it with all logic board replacements.

We get those too but our apple tech hoards them wink.gif
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