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post #1 of 11
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Hi guys. I finally invested into good cooling.
2500k 4.5 +0.015 offset and I am maxing 68 in prime95. Very nice.

I have some quesiton about pics below.

Did I smeared thermal grease well ?It is a manhattan silver paste (thermalright included some poor white silicon). I just smeared it all over thin and did drops wher it looked like it was not enough.
Can too much of that grease damage anything?

isnt the macho 120 a bit... turned ? it's not ideal 90degree compared to sides of .. not parallel ? Maybe I mounetd it wrong ?

anywa. Loving it biggrin.gif

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post #2 of 11
You should probably redo that thermal paste. It doesn't look too hot. You only need a little.
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Thermal paste looks awful, you should redo it bro thumb.gif
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post #4 of 11
Yeah that's a lot of paste. A small pea sized blob in the middle will do. smile.gif
    
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post #5 of 11
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ok, I will do it wednesday. Hope it wont damage anything until then.

How big and tall should the pea on middle be ? Can someone e..... draw it for me or something? I am doing it for years and I ALWAYS get it wrong tongue.gif

and that paste should be better than stock macho 120 paste ?
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post #6 of 11
A small pea size a little bigger than a BB is about right.

The Thermalright paste is probably Chill Factor and all Chill Factor TIM is good.
Edited by doyll - 6/11/13 at 4:59am
post #7 of 11
I think that the paste that came with the macho is better than the manhattan one....
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post #8 of 11
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really ? That white paste is better than manhattan silver ?
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post #9 of 11
I know what Manhattan Thermal Paste is but have never seen any reviews testing or comparing it to anything.

The stock thermal paste supplied with Thermalright coolers is Chill Factor and it always scores well in reviews.
post #10 of 11
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it is in terrible container,I still should only apply one drop in middle? then why they made that paste container so clunky
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