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So, my h100i and SSD arrived today! But I have quick question. Did anyone replace the Paste that came on their h100i?

I'm just wondering if I should replace it with AS5 or just leave it on.
    
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post #2 of 5
The TIM that corsair ships it with is indeed pretty good stuff. I wouldn't replace it with AS5.
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post #3 of 5
Don't bother replacing the pre-applied TIM.
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post #4 of 5
Do not replace it. The H100i comes with a very high quality Shin Etsu TIM preapplied to the block.
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post #5 of 5
AS5 is overrated.
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