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post #11 of 27
Maybe you'll have better results than I did. Some people seem to really like those.

For the price and the amount though, and the properties of it, I really like PK-3.
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post #12 of 27

thermal grizzly kryonaut is pretty good and non conductive

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post #13 of 27
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Originally Posted by ozlay View Post

thermal grizzly kryonaut is pretty good and non conductive

Agree.
post #14 of 27
Grizzly or GE-Extreme, The latter has 1c lower idle temp, the former 1degree lower load temp, that was only 1 test so its safe to say they are the same unless there are more comparisons.
post #15 of 27
What would everyone recommend for me. I currently have some Arctic Silver 5 on hand but im getting a 3930k later this week and will install it to my pc with my H100i GTX AIO. What thermal paste should i use, Should i just use AS5 or get some newer stuff. I do plan on overclocking the cpu a little if i need to.
post #16 of 27
Get some newer stuff that's non-conductive.

I'd recommend Prolimatech PK-3 Nano, Arctic Cooling MX-4, or Gelid GC-Extreme.
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post #17 of 27
I have used Noctua NT-H1 non conductive also, both for pc and laptop..it is really good
A friend also suggested me Prolimatech PK-3 which has similar performance
Edited by Frantik3 - 3/2/16 at 12:05am
post #18 of 27
If you have AS5 on hand, you might as well use it. It won't hurt anything as long as you apply correctly, and the temps won't be awful as long as you allow for the proper cure time, and then replace it after a year or two when it starts getting crusty. No need to outright toss the tube you already paid money for.

That said, never BUY AS5 ever again. It is a waste of money as already stated by just about everyone who knows what they're talking about (myself included) - not because it doesn't work, but because it costs more than other options that work better.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Zero4549 View Post

not because it doesn't work, but because it costs more than other options that work better.

That must be RRP only. The place I buy online at has Gelid for $12AUD and AS5 for $11AUD.
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http://overclocking.guide/thermal-paste-roundup-2015-47-products-tested-with-air-cooling-and-liquid-nitrogen-ln2/6/
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