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Pre-applied TIM on the H100 or Arctic Silver 5?

post #1 of 36
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Does anyone know what kind of TIM is pre-applied to the H100? I just received my H100 from Newegg today and I'm ready to try it on. However, do you think I should clean off the TIM and put on Arctic Silver 5, since I have a tube laying around here somewhere? Thanks!
post #2 of 36
Keep the pre-applied. Its good stuff (shin etsu I think), and perfectly applied.
post #3 of 36
pre applied tim on the h100 is awesome. like what pr-imagery said it is infact shinetsu thermal compound which is one of the best in the market today
post #4 of 36
Yep, just like the two previous posts... keep the pre-applied thumb.gif
post #5 of 36
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Originally Posted by PR-Imagery View Post

Keep the pre-applied. Its good stuff (shin etsu I think), and perfectly applied.

i am fairly sure the H100 does come with ccording to Corsair they used Shin-Etsu or similar which is decent TIM smile.gif
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post #6 of 36
It's actually not Shin Etsu, but very similar. Also very awesome. It's called Dow Corning, similar compound, different manufacturer. Way better than AS5 though.
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post #7 of 36
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Thanks everyone. I was just about scrape the paste off, when I thought I would ask first. I'm glad that I did. Thanks.
post #8 of 36
Wow I'm surprised they would use a high quality TIM like shinetsu
post #9 of 36
The TIM on the H100 is not always the best. When my Buddy got his H100 the stock TIM was dry and didnt work vary well.
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post #10 of 36
AS5 is old news now - try phobya hegrease if you want to change it.
 
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