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I just replaced my thermal paste, need opinion

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Hi, I just replaced my thermal paste.

My Current CPU Cooler


This is the result of i've done before, Im using DOW CORNING TC-5121 thermal paste. what do you think? Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)


I clean it using alcohol, as you can see it has HDT heatsink. there is dark patch in the middle of the heatsink, im not sure what causing it. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)


my Cooler Master High performance thermal paste and pea method Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)


Edited by johnjohniejonjo - 5/22/15 at 12:03am
post #2 of 3
Looks like it was pulled more towards the top of the socket, or the cooler just lays that way; like if the mobo is on its side.
Still has good coverage.
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i7 Rig
(13 items)
 
New Gaming
(15 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 D0 @ 3.8GHz (watercooled) Evga x58 e758 (with Enzotech block) 2x EVGA GTX 275 1792mb 6GB Corsair Dominator (1600) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
3x 640GB WD Black 2x Samsungs Windows 7 Home Premium 3x 21.5" ASUS, 1x 19" HP 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G19 Corsair HX1000 Cooler Master HAF 932 Logitech G5 
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Razer Goliathus Control 
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when assembling my pc I always lay them down. not sure why its pulled upwards.
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