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Well here i sit with all my shiny stuff in front of me and I'm going to reassemble.

When applying as5, I have always used the 1/2 grain of rice method but I was wondering if anyone has tried both the dot method and the up and down line method on their c2d under similar conditions. What were your results?
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post #2 of 40
I usually use the line method, it gives me the most even spread and the best results.
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E6xxx & E4xxx = Vertical Line
Qs = Horizontal Line.
Single Core Processors = Rice method.
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ok, I guess I should break an old habbit. Thanks.
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post #5 of 40
On single cores the core is in the center under the cover, with quad core they are stacked vertically, with quads they are side by side. Go to the Arctic Cooling site and browse through the different methods there.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Modki View Post
On single cores the core is in the center under the cover, with quad core they are stacked vertically, with duals they are side by side. Go to the Arctic Cooling site and browse through the different methods there.
Fixed the post above.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Xero. View Post
Fixed the post above.
Don't fix what isn't broken
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Quote:
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On single cores the core is in the center under the cover, with quad core they are stacked vertically, with quads they are side by side. Go to the Arctic Cooling site and browse through the different methods there.
Hello Modki: Yea, I've read through just wanted to know the general concensus here. Thanks.
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post #9 of 40
What Modki said... line method for C2Q and C2D chips.
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post #10 of 40
I've just always spread my AS5 out with a small piece of credit card until I get a thin even layer. After reading this thread, I wonder if I should go to the trouble to reseat my Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme on my E6600 using the afore mentioned method?
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