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post #1 of 14
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just wondering how you guys rate this stuff if you have tried it as well as how hard it was to work with. if things work out it will be going on my e6600 with tuniq tower 120. so far I haven't had much of a chance to find any reviews but one and it was saying something like a 6* drop vs as5 but who knows how the testing was done and if other things could of made a difference
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Well, as they say, it acts like mercury, so make sure it doesnt roll of your processor.

Secondly, it will react with aluminium. So, if there is any on your Tuniq Tower, choose some AS5 or a copper-based heatsink.

Thirdly, this DOES solidfy after "48 hours". So, if you take the heatsink off, be incredibly carefull, and be prepared to get to work, removing the solid paste off without scratching. I managed to get most of my GPU core, but couldnt get all of it off.
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I personally had an EXTREMELY hard time getting the darn thing to spread on my cpu. After 15 mins I just gave up and used the included thermal compounds with the tuniq. (I lost my AS5 ).
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how does one get it off? I wouldn't like to have a one time can't reapply later solution here.

just curious how are temps when using the same cooling system vs normal compound?
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this stuff works. drops temps around 3-5C in most reviews I've seen....

You decide whether you want to do it though...
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post #6 of 14
Just get the proven as5 and be done with it.
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post #7 of 14
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intervention proven doesn't always mean better.

I don't mind trying new things I'm just curious if any problems I am going to run against. more worried then anything about this stuff getting solid and not being able to pull my heatsink and CPU apart.

also what is the IHS made of?

what about CuCil? how good is that stuff and where can one get it? all I have done is heard about it but that is it.
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I believe the ihs is a kind of ceramic.
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post #9 of 14
ihs is made of nickel plated copper
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Or it could be nickel plated copper.....sigh should have looked it up the first time
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