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arctic silver 5

ICD 7

Noctua NT-H1

ARCTIC COOLING MX-2
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Right now I use Noctua... that info alone won't help you find out witch one is best though tongue.gif I have used AS5 in the past, but compared to many other compounds out there today it just cant compete any more. ICD, MX2 and Noctua however is all good in my eyes.
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Gelid GC-Extreme for normal use

 

But for delidded 3750's the Coollaboratory Liquid Ultra has worked the best.

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Gelid GC-Extreme works well for me.
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Originally Posted by ehume View Post

Gelid GC-Extreme for normal use

But for delidded 3750's the Coollaboratory Liquid Ultra has worked the best.

the coollab liquid ultra is what i go with.
expensive, yet much better at transferring heat/cooling
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I have compaired lots of thermal paste and the best for me with the same air cooler on my system and others I have built for friends and family has to be Cooler Master ThermalFusion 400 it even cools my cpu better then Arctic silver 5 and it's non-conductive which is a big plus. my 6 core cpu even runs cooler then a few of my friends that have water cooling and use arctic silver 5
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Coollaboratory Liquid Ultra, best TIM I've ever used.
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Except for the exotic stuff like Collab liquid, they are all within a couple of degrees of each other. The differences in temps from the application is going to be larger than the difference in the compounds themselves.
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Ive been using Mx 4 for ages but thinking I might go with Gelid GC-Extreme for my next reseat smile.gif
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I don't believe in the miracle tims that promise to offer me the world. rolleyes.gif

Until my tube of AS5 is empty I see no reason to replace it.
     
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