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Originally Posted by Cerbera View Post
Can I use a the cap of a mechanical pencil that has been used? Will the graphite contaminate the AS5?
If you push a little out before applying, it should pull most of the graphite out with it.

I think the graphite would be in such minimal amounts that it would make a negligible difference.
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post #142 of 241
Thanks for the responses. Only way to know for sure is to test two systems with a used and unused pencil cap.
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post #143 of 241
Great post Audi.... ! rep for you.

now it seems you might need to redo all this using the newer mx-2

http://www.arctic-cooling.com/further_prod2.php?idx=140

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I have a Core 2 Duo E6550. I put WAY more AS5 than in your first post, so should I think I'm gonna try this trick. Gonna try it right when this download is done

Do you guys think I should or shouldn't do this btw? I didn't have the patience to read through 15 pages and see everyone's results
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too much as5 = bad
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Just tried it, and most of the AS5 just oozed out from the edges...

Why doesnt Arctic Silver just make a thinner opening thingy?
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post #147 of 241
did you used the pencil cap ?
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post #148 of 241
thats awesome, gonna reseat and try this.
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Originally Posted by brandon6199 View Post
Just tried it, and most of the AS5 just oozed out from the edges...

Why doesnt Arctic Silver just make a thinner opening thingy?
thats a good question. I
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post #150 of 241
Well the new bad boy on the block the Arctic Cooling MX-2 has a thinner opening... I hope is just better than the AS5.
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