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It was a post of Arm3nian's that reminded me of these pic I saw at one time, supposedly CLP that stuck a bit too much after it was used on a gpu
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post #122 of 156
How exactly would you heat the die before removing the block... First of all it is watercooled, the highest temps were 35c. Second of all it is in a loop, how would you remove it instantly after stress testing, makes no sense. What is left? Heatgun? That would not even heat it properly, and by the time the heat transfers to the die, you would have destroyed the pcb.
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I never liked IC Diamond, not because of what it does to the IHS, but it's hard to work with. I got a tube of IC7 for free a while back when OCN was doing a mass testing and at least for me it was on par with AS5. The first two times I mounted it was on par with AS5 and the other 2 times it was about a degree worse. Then it got the point where it got so thick and it wouldn't come out of the tube anymore.

A lot of other members were having similar results and some were experiencing dramatic results. We had to post proof, screenshots of before and after.

Decided to give it another try since a bunch of reviews were raving about it. Nope, still the same problems for me. I had a lapped CPU and heatsink so maybe my results were a bit skewed. Even the cheap white stuff was about a degree more for me. Idle and load.
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Just curious if anyone is familiar with Antec Formula 6?

I ran out of IC diamond and apparently my Microcenter doesn't carry it anymore so needing a thermal paste I picked it up.

I've found a couple reviews with it mentioned but nothing really definitive one way or another. Seems so far to be working well.
    
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It was a post of Arm3nian's that reminded me of these pic I saw at one time, supposedly CLP that stuck a bit too much after it was used on a gpu



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I would never use CLP on anything other then to replace Ivy/Haswell TIM between the die and heat spreader
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I've been using IC Diamond, but I want something thinner and easier to spread for my next build, IC Diamond was like spreading rubber cement that had already started to harden.

(It also smells like baby poop if it gets old)
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post #128 of 156
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I would never use CLP on anything other then to replace Ivy/Haswell TIM between the die and heat spreader

I used it on my 3770k to IHS. It doesn't seem to stick to nickel plated copper. Could be something else though. Still wouldn't risk it. CLU works fine.
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post #129 of 156
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How exactly would you heat the die before removing the block... First of all it is watercooled, the highest temps were 35c. Second of all it is in a loop, how would you remove it instantly after stress testing, makes no sense. What is left? Heatgun? That would not even heat it properly, and by the time the heat transfers to the die, you would have destroyed the pcb.

You could easily heat the block up out of the case while still on the PCb with a hair dryer or heat gun. You won't damage the PCB. Just aim it right at the block above the die, the copper will heat up very quickly and would most definitely help loosen it up.

Remember, on air those dies can take upwards of 95*c, the copper stock heatsink gets up to at least 75*c when running that hot and you don't see them damaging PCBs.
     
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post #130 of 156
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I've been using IC Diamond, but I want something thinner and easier to spread for my next build, IC Diamond was like spreading rubber cement that had already started to harden.

(It also smells like baby poop if it gets old)

You aren't supposed to spread TIM, especially IC Diamond. You're supposed to place a pea sized amount on the center of the spreader.
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