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I have come across many graphs and tables etc but the most recent I foudn was July 2012, just want to ask what the best thermal paste is for CPU/Heatsink (Not Inside ie Dellid)
   
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Are we talking bang for buck? Or just THE BEST of them all?
 
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BEST OF THE BEST

But include bang for buck if you wish tongue.gif
   
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My understanding is not much has changed in the last year (no new blockbuster thermal pastes). Still is take your pick between IC-Diamond 7, Arctic MX-4, Arctic Silver 5, and a certain ShinEtsu (not sure which one) as best I know.
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Just get any top level paste that doesn't have a cure time. I think you are looking at bigger differences in each particular mount than top level paste A vs. top level paste B.
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indigo xtreme is definitely the best. nothing better has come out since 2011

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Coollaboratory Liquid Pro/Ultra, no hesitation!
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The first link there. They tested mayonnaise. It did better than half of the results. proof.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by frogger4 View Post

The first link there. They tested mayonnaise. It did better than half of the results. proof.gif
Mayonnaise is a great thermal compound, so is toothpaste. Until they dry up that is biggrin.gif
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