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One thing to also mention is if any of them do have a curing time it does not matter much since my machine is on nearly 24/7.

Paste with a cure time gets better temps later than the initial application.
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One thing to also mention is if any of them do have a curing time it does not matter much since my machine is on nearly 24/7.

Paste with a cure time gets better temps later than the initial application.
Thats the point, since I leave my rig on and oftenly play games, leave it idle for the rest of the time and repeat.
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And I can't believe someone recommended Arctic Silver in a post dated after 2010.....

AS5 is like herpes. No matter how much you educate people not to touch it, people still end up spreading it around for life.
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AS5 is like herpes. No matter how much you educate people not to touch it, people still end up spreading it around for life.


yet still does its job smile.gif
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yet still does its job smile.gif

So does toothpaste and tomato sauce.
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Thats the point, since I leave my rig on and oftenly play games, leave it idle for the rest of the time and repeat.

I didn't realize that leaving your rig on 24/7 made it a good idea to use TIM with lower performance, shorter lifespan and greater application difficulty.......rolleyes.gif
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Thats the point, since I leave my rig on and oftenly play games, leave it idle for the rest of the time and repeat.

I didn't realize that leaving your rig on 24/7 made it a good idea to use TIM with lower performance, shorter lifespan and greater application difficulty.......rolleyes.gif
Never said that, stating my use case scenario in case it changes anything. I have not picked what paste I am to use yet, not until next week in fact. It's just I have not really thought about paste for a while/not seen any "new and great" paste being announced apart from people using CLU and CLP of which I can't apply without high risk.
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Never said that, stating my use case scenario in case it changes anything. I have not picked what paste I am to use yet, not until next week in fact. It's just I have not really thought about paste for a while/not seen any "new and great" paste being announced apart from people using CLU and CLP of which I can't apply without high risk.

Sorry, I misunderstood you. I thought you were stating that as a viable reason for using AS.
post #19 of 71
so I just finished installing the new GC Extreme paste from GELID.

cpu temps full load for 7mins with 3 year old paste from Noctua


cpu temps full load for 7mins with new paste from GELID


GELID is good paste IMO.
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Déjà vu biggrin.gif
Show what a good clean cooler and good TIM can do after a few years of hard use. thumb.gif
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