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So I have managed to get hold of some of this Shin Etsu paste... I have some G751 and X23-7762.

The G751 is like putty and apparently the way to apply it is get it warm.

the X23-7762 is a gooey paste, and looks easier to apply.

Now the question here is, I've heard mixed things about each paste, some people saying the G751 is excellent, some saying it isn't... I'm wondering whether it's just the way people apply it that makes the difference.

Has anyone had any experience with these pastes and putty like TIMs?

I dunno whether to use the easy to apply worse paste or the harder to apply better paste, if that's even the case!
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The X23-7762 is really great stuff. It's all I ever use, and it's really easy to work with. Honestly, some of the easiest I've ever used. The stuff is great.

No experience with the G751. I wouldn't mix, just try the X23 stuff out. You'll love it.
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Thanks broheim, I'll take that advice smile.gif I was likely to chicken out and do that anyway. This is going to be a dwood bracket on a 7950. I can't wait to get it on there.
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I just used the x23 on a MSI 7950 and temps are great. I'll think you'll be happy smile.gif
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Does anyone know if the x23 is not electrically conductive? I bought some for my gpu but completely forgot to check if it was conductive.
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Does anyone know if the x23 is not electrically conductive? I bought some for my gpu but completely forgot to check if it was conductive.

It's non-conductive.
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