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I'm just gona jump in here for a quick question...
Is a Samsung 840 250GB for $160 a good buy ?
By what his guide said, and he linked me. That is a fantastic deal.
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Colab TIM's are generally used with deliding and applied between to die and IHS. Probably why asked if you plan to delid. I personally have not come across it being used as a TIM between the IHS and heatsink/waterblock. there are alot of great pastes out there such as AS5, MX4, Shin itsu, Tuniq which i would look into all with in 1 - 2 degrees difference if applied properly. interesting tho that the H100i uses crap paste considering the stock H100 paste is similar to shin itsu and being perfectly applied works great.. thinking.gif
From what I read, some people have been replacing the compound for Arctic Silver 5 and seeing great temp differences. I may just stay with the compound that is already applied though.

remember tho what i was saying is about the H100 and actually a discussion on its paste from a week or so ago. ergo i am not sure about the H100i.. still tho you might as well have a tube of paste ready incase you need to reseat. smile.gif
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By what his guide said, and he linked me. That is a fantastic deal.

Note, it's not a 840 Pro, only a 840...
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Note, it's not a 840 Pro, only a 840...
Hmm... Sean!!! poke.gif
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Note, it's not a 840 Pro, only a 840...
Hmm... Sean!!! poke.gif

Its write life is 3x less than other SSDs because of the TLC NAND.
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Its write life is 3x less than other SSDs because of the TLC NAND.
That is interesting to know.
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