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I've taken a liking to the baggie on the fingertip spread method for the last few years. Better control of thickness and a lot easier to gauge pressure and control that way. MX-4 is paste of choice for direct die application like a GPU - just stay away from the conducting varieties (due to diodes/etc. being very close by on some GPUS) and diamond varieties due to potential scratches on the die.

Greg

so i shouldnt use IC diamond on a GPU? i was about to repaste my cpu/gpu tonight :3 i already picked up some IC diamond. i can run down to microcenter and get something else nbd, but whats the "best" gpu paste.

-Tiger

i dont mean to thread jack but im doing a 7950 as well.
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i dont recommend you do it, but if the base is copper, i use liquid ultra..
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Arctic Silver 5 on both my 69's, better temps than stock "putty" (god only knows what the heck it was!) but you do have a long cure time with AS5...
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