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post #1 of 15
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Hey, I would like to know, when you guys apply the thermal paste, do you apply it directly on the CPU and then you insert it on the motherboard, or you apply the thermal paste directly on CPU inserted in the socket?
    
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cpu first...then install.

no way of dropping an errant "drop" or "spread" of AS onto the mobo
    
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post #3 of 15
do it while its in the socket. and dont do the peasized drop then squish. put a peasized drop then spread it with a credit card.
post #4 of 15
directly on cpu

vertical line (with arrow in lower left corner) per AS5 PDF instructions
post #5 of 15
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Ya, I would rather insert the CPU once it's applied. Now, I really suck at applying AS5, I don't understand, people say, put only one drop, yeah right, one drop doesn't even cover 1/4th for me...
    
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post #6 of 15
put the line vertical and twist the HS after torqued, and it spreads due to heat!
http://www.arcticsilver.com/arctic_s...structions.htm

http://www.arcticsilver.com/pdf/appi..._dual_wcap.pdf
post #7 of 15
I use zalman paste now.

http://www.rascom.at/item_pics/produ...man_stg1_1.jpg

Covers it perfectly, 3c lower than AS5.

I'll take it! AS5 is really easy! It doesn't need to cover the entire chip, just the main middle area
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post #8 of 15
I lock the CPU in place in the socket, then apply a line down my core. The amount I use is around a size of a rice, but stretched over top my cores. Then I mount the heatsink.
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post #9 of 15
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Originally Posted by Kopi View Post
I use zalman paste now.

http://www.rascom.at/item_pics/produ...man_stg1_1.jpg

Covers it perfectly, 3c lower than AS5.

I'll take it! AS5 is really easy! It doesn't need to cover the entire chip, just the main middle area
BLASPHEMER!
post #10 of 15
BTW...after mounting the HS...take it off

look at your "contact patch"

this will determine a few things:

where you went "lean" or "fat" on the compound, and on the same token...the gap between the two

your contact patch will tell you a ton of info.

After I install the heat sink i twist it a bit then take it back off...check my patch


Good luck!!!
    
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