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I delided my I5 3570k yesterday with the vice method and all went fine. I am picking up some Coollaboratory Liquid Ultra tomorrow to use between the dye and the IHS. Yesterday, I used some Arctic MX4 between the dye and the IHS and got a 8-9 degree drop in temps at load with prime. When I get the ultra I will put it between the dye and the IHS and test it.Would you recommend I put the Ultra also on top of the IHS.My water block is a swiftech h220 and its all copper.Or,should I use another Tim on the ihs like, Arctic MX4 or IC Diamond 7.I have both.What do you recommend for best results.
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I delided my I5 3570k yesterday with the vice method and all went fine. I am picking up some Coollaboratory Liquid Ultra tomorrow to use between the dye and the IHS. Yesterday, I used some Arctic MX4 between the dye and the IHS and got a 8-9 degree drop in temps at load with prime. When I get the ultra I will put it between the dye and the IHS and test it.Would you recommend I put the Ultra also on top of the IHS.My water block is a swiftech h220 and its all copper.Or,should I use another Tim on the ihs like, Arctic MX4 or IC Diamond 7.I have both.What do you recommend for best results.

I recommend CLU for both places but ONLY if the CPU block is copper.
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You can, although I think CLU/CLP is overhyped. I have gotten as good as, in fact better than many, temp drops with PK-1 for both.

The actual paste matters a lot less than the application quality, and spacing between the die and IHS.
   
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You can, although I think CLU/CLP is overhyped. I have gotten as good as, in fact better than many, temp drops with PK-1 for both.

The actual paste matters a lot less than the application quality, and spacing between the die and IHS.

agreed but if the best paste and a very well done application happens you get amazing drops. The best I've seen is 43C and I've heard of a 50C but I can't find it anywhere, so I stick with my 43C wink.gif
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I recommend CLU for both places but ONLY if the CPU block is copper.

Why is that? I have heard this before about not using coollab stuff with aluminium bases. Do they react or something?
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Why is that? I have heard this before about not using coollab stuff with aluminium bases. Do they react or something?

yes they will eat the aluminum away pretty quickly so avoid it at all costs. biggrin.gif
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