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Yep. You can pretty much push that CPU to its limits without worrying about anything unless MSI messed up something.
Okay, now about the asrock I would remove the heatsink but what would I do about the tim? I dont want asrock to be a jerk this time around and tell me that heatsink was messed with so they wont rma. I am sure someone has taken a picture, I will scour for one.
 
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post #72 of 126
why worry about it, it's going back and when it returns sell it..
any TIM will do for replacement, I always use AS5 or better on almost everything.
post #73 of 126
That's why I said only if you can do it without damaging anything. If you're unsure about it, don't do it smile.gif.

There is no tim between a heatsink and mosfets. They use thermal pads which are reusable unless you break them.
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I meant thermal pads, so i can pull it off a bit and it wont do tear or fall apart?
 
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Yea, it shouldn't tear. I mean it's kind of like a gum before you chew it lol.
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Wow kind of surprised how much tim I used last time... I was terrified I put too little, it was about the size of a BB, a lot less than some people use with the pea sized method.



It was stuck really bad, took a lot more effort than the stock tim it had.
 
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what TIM is that.? looks like watered down clay...?
AS5 or better is my recommendation.
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what TIM is that.? looks like watered down clay...?
AS5 or better is my recommendation.
lol it's whatever the cm hyper 212+ comes with, it didnt give any different temps than the presumably shin etsu that was preapplied from the start on the watercooler.
 
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what TIM is that.? looks like watered down clay...?
AS5 or better is my recommendation.
lol it's whatever the cm hyper 212+ comes with, it didnt give any different temps than the presumably shin etsu that was preapplied from the start on the watercooler.
trash...
and I remove the pre-applied and always do my own.
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trash...
and I remove the pre-applied and always do my own.
If I need to I will run and buy some, but I will only do so when I know my computer is stable and everything. I dont want to buy a ton of tim and waste it changing it every other week until I get my computer up and running.


+ how do you know it's trash?
 
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