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ok, i can get a 12g tube of as5 for 10 dollars shipped, or a 22g tube of as ceramique for 10 shipped. which seems to be a better deal?
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Ceramique performs extremely close to AS5 and works below zero degrees. AS5 just spreads better but is also slightly capacitive. Will you ever use 12g of AS5? If so, then go with the Ceramique.
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post #3 of 13
The Ceramique is nearly as good as the AS5, it is ready to go and don't require a cure time! So, if 1 or 2c more degrees is no big deal to you, you have your answer
    
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post #4 of 13
get the ceramique. by the time you used half, you will probably have already made 3 phase setups (which prefer ASC over AS5). ;p
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in the most recent and most complete test AS5 and ASC Performed EXACTLY the same (within .5c) and neither were any good compared to others

I dont remember where it was but if someone linked you it could save you an extra 5c
    
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I would recommend getting the Ceramique.
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Ceramique for sure, it's great stuff.
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post #9 of 13
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Originally Posted by born2killU View Post
in the most recent and most complete test AS5 and ASC Performed EXACTLY the same (within .5c) and neither were any good compared to others

I dont remember where it was but if someone linked you it could save you an extra 5c
That would be Cool Laboratory Liquid Pro. This stuff works wonders but is a PITA to use. It has to be painted on an a little goes a LONG way, which is actually a danger since the stuff is conductive. Cool Labs also has pads which preform almost as well but require burn in. I use ASC to test/ setup rigs, but switch to the CL liquid Pro when I have the rig finalized and all the components are going to be installed in a case.
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i use MX-1.
performs almost as well and is non-conductive.
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