I used a pea size amount in the middle. But yeah I'm considering pulling off the heatsink and redoing it.
Another thing, see how in the photo above I have the heatsink positioned vertically. Well the heatsink plate is not square, its rectangular. So I kind of have it across the CPU, whereas positioned the other way looked more natural.
Wondering if I should position it like this instead:
Here's what the heatsink base plate looks like. In this direction the length of the rectangular plate better matches the CPU rectangular form:
Edited by darvast - 1/16/15 at 5:27am