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Legend...do you use AS5?
I sure do. The curing time seems somewhat no existent in almost every rig I have ever used.

MX-1 and AS5 are the only 2 TIMs I have ever used and for good reason. They are the best.
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Thanks Legend.

I really appreciate it.
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Thanks Legend.

I really appreciate it.
No problem mate. For even better performance grab a lapping kit from EasyPCKits.com

http://easypckits.com/products/hslkwg/
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Do you lap?
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Yep, she is flat as a board.
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Whats a good (air) cooler to put on my 7600GS?
The Zalman VF900 or Thermalright HR-03 Rev A (requires separate fan).
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vf-900 for vid card. as5 too
    
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Legend...do you lap your CPU?

Or does anyone looking for that matter?
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I vote for the TT120. I was in this same dilemma at one point in time. All of the mentioned heatsinks, 9700, BT-VX, and the TT120 are very good. The reason I went for the TT120 were the following:

1. Horizontal air flow (9700 has it, BT does not) I specifically wanted this due to my case design (antec p180b)

2. Removable fan (BT has it, 9700 does not) Should the fan go bad or i simply want a better fan, it's easy to replace.

3. Mounting system that uses screws as opposed to "clip on"(If I remember correctly the 9700 has it and the BT does not)

Hope this helps
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post #30 of 52
Yes, the Zalman uses screws, but you need to remove the mobo for installation of the backing plate, for intel that is.
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