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Gelid extreme was brutal for application. Mine was so thick that I gave up spreading it and just used the pea dot method. I've since switched over to Grizzly Kryonaut and the included silicon tip spreader is amazing. This is my new go to TIM and the results are pretty amazing. thumb.gif


I know you not asking for opinion, but as far is Gelid Extreme, it's useless product, really.

Few years ago I've used it on all my machines (6-7) and at first it worked pretty good, but after few months I know this temps rising on ALL of my computers.

After removing block from 1 of them the compound was bone dry and when checked, all remaining machines the same thing.

I purchased several tubes and kept them in dark cold place , after looking at them, the paste separated itself, half hard powder, half oil some sort, this was reported at EVGA forum as some people experienced the same thing and when contacting Gelid, they never responded. BTW I don't thing they making that product anymore it's been discontinued and if you can buy it it might be remaining stock at retailers which would be garbage now.

Ever since I've used MX4 and its superb product.
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Thanks for sharing the experience. It's on there now so I'll give it a go for now.
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MX4 and G751 are great TIMs' but old and Hydronaut is better tbh. I'm a G751 user and I love the stuff for chipset heatsinks and use it for CPU as well and it's just as good as MX4 if not better imho. Hydronaut is up there with them but comes with its own spreader which makes for less waste and good application. thumb.gif

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More pics up on my build log. Nearly finished.
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Hey Bruce !! wave2.gif Just a few days before i can put the gunmetal panels on my S8S wink.gif

Got the GTX 1070, got massive resonance annoying noises (aka coil whine) , the card is returning, the BH4 cries for a small card anyway.
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Hope everyone had a better weekend than me, some punks decided it was fun to break into our car while we had some korean bbq frown.gif




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Sexpot sorry to hear that bro! I love me some Korean BBQ though.

I had to order a new monoblock top for my R5e block since I noticed a few cracks in the threads. Now to sell it so I can get new block for the edition 10. Kinda sucks you need so much rep here to sell stuff.

Do you guys think it would be a better idea to sell the block with the new top on the side or just replace it so the new owner doesn't have to do it?
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Sorry Sexpotbro redface.gif
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Hope everyone had a better weekend than me, some punks decided it was fun to break into our car while we had some korean bbq frown.gif
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Sorry to see that.

They made quite a mess of your car.

So many vehicle break-ins on "the coast".
I had my Civic broken into 3 times, in Richmond, and another break-in and attempted vehicle theft of a pickup truck I had then.

Been lucky so far living here, but it happens just about everywhere, these days.mad.gif
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Sorry sexpot. I hope the culprits will be apprehended soon.
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