Overclock.net › Forums › Intel › Intel CPUs › Which thermal paste are you using on your 45nm?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Which thermal paste are you using on your 45nm? - Page 2

post #11 of 24
Mx2 is better
post #12 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by cognoscenti View Post
Mx2 is better
Fair enough but is there any test comparing the two? It would be nice to run even cooler especially here in Greece in the summertime!
Quad Machine
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 G0 @ 3.6Ghz @1.39v L733/ E8500 ASUS Blitz Formula SE 8800 GTS 512 G92 stable @818/1917/1107 4x1GB 800Mhz Transcend Axeram N 5-5-5-15 @1066Mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 320GB SATA II+250GB Hitachi 7200rpm IDE LG DVD-RW 3ple-Boot: SuSE 10.3 - XP x64 - Vista Ultimate x64 ASUS 22" VW222S 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech MX3000 Laser Thermaltake Toughpower 750W SLI Ready Thermaltake Armor V8003SWA with 25cm side fan Logitech G9 
Mouse Pad
Alienware 
  hide details  
Reply
Quad Machine
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 G0 @ 3.6Ghz @1.39v L733/ E8500 ASUS Blitz Formula SE 8800 GTS 512 G92 stable @818/1917/1107 4x1GB 800Mhz Transcend Axeram N 5-5-5-15 @1066Mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 320GB SATA II+250GB Hitachi 7200rpm IDE LG DVD-RW 3ple-Boot: SuSE 10.3 - XP x64 - Vista Ultimate x64 ASUS 22" VW222S 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech MX3000 Laser Thermaltake Toughpower 750W SLI Ready Thermaltake Armor V8003SWA with 25cm side fan Logitech G9 
Mouse Pad
Alienware 
  hide details  
Reply
post #13 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by yannis7777 View Post
Fair enough but is there any test comparing the two? It would be nice to run even cooler especially here in Greece in the summertime!


Quote:
Final Thoughts

Once everything is said and done, the MX-2 compound from Arctic Cooling has shown that it is up to the challenge of taking on the big guns known as Arctic Silver. While not a huge difference in temperature, it is an improvement and totally safe to your components as well. After all, even enthusiasts have to live within a budget.

As far as price is concerned, MX-2 has a suggested MSRP of $7.95US, so it's in the same realm as competitive products. If you happen to find yourself in the market for this stuff, make sure to get the MX-2 variety as many retailers are still carrying the older MX-1 product. While not bad, it is not as good as this newer compound.

Bottom line… With so many peripherals becoming hotter during use, a quality TIM is a vital consideration. Arctic Cooling MX-2 is a very solid performer that can outperform the big gun, is totally non-conductive and has a minimum life span of eight years. This is some serious goop here, so those who are satisfied with the little packet that comes with modern coolers need not apply.
Pros
Excellent temperature control
Non-metallic equals nonconductive
Long life span after application
Priced competitively

- Cons
Not readily available (yet)


Rating – 9 out of 10 and TweakTown's "MUST HAVE" Best Performance Award!

post #14 of 24
+rep mate!
Well, being safer and by 1 degree cooler, it is better indeed!
Quad Machine
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 G0 @ 3.6Ghz @1.39v L733/ E8500 ASUS Blitz Formula SE 8800 GTS 512 G92 stable @818/1917/1107 4x1GB 800Mhz Transcend Axeram N 5-5-5-15 @1066Mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 320GB SATA II+250GB Hitachi 7200rpm IDE LG DVD-RW 3ple-Boot: SuSE 10.3 - XP x64 - Vista Ultimate x64 ASUS 22" VW222S 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech MX3000 Laser Thermaltake Toughpower 750W SLI Ready Thermaltake Armor V8003SWA with 25cm side fan Logitech G9 
Mouse Pad
Alienware 
  hide details  
Reply
Quad Machine
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 G0 @ 3.6Ghz @1.39v L733/ E8500 ASUS Blitz Formula SE 8800 GTS 512 G92 stable @818/1917/1107 4x1GB 800Mhz Transcend Axeram N 5-5-5-15 @1066Mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 320GB SATA II+250GB Hitachi 7200rpm IDE LG DVD-RW 3ple-Boot: SuSE 10.3 - XP x64 - Vista Ultimate x64 ASUS 22" VW222S 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech MX3000 Laser Thermaltake Toughpower 750W SLI Ready Thermaltake Armor V8003SWA with 25cm side fan Logitech G9 
Mouse Pad
Alienware 
  hide details  
Reply
post #15 of 24
Thread Starter 
I guess so indeed!! And I ordered it because they had no AS5 left in stock!!
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Wolfdale E8500 4.1 @ 1.34v Asus P5E-iX38 Rampage Bios 0403 Asus EN8800GTX 659/1535/2100 2x Crucial Ballistix BLKIT12864AA1065 (4GB) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x Seagate Barricuda 7200.10 250GB + 1x500GB Samsung Writemaster DVD-RW Windows XP Pro 64Bits LG Flatron L2000CE, 1400x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Gamer (Blue backlight) Coolermaster Real Power Pro RS850w Coolermaster Stacker 832 Logitech G5 
Mouse Pad
Everglide Titan 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Wolfdale E8500 4.1 @ 1.34v Asus P5E-iX38 Rampage Bios 0403 Asus EN8800GTX 659/1535/2100 2x Crucial Ballistix BLKIT12864AA1065 (4GB) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x Seagate Barricuda 7200.10 250GB + 1x500GB Samsung Writemaster DVD-RW Windows XP Pro 64Bits LG Flatron L2000CE, 1400x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Gamer (Blue backlight) Coolermaster Real Power Pro RS850w Coolermaster Stacker 832 Logitech G5 
Mouse Pad
Everglide Titan 
  hide details  
Reply
post #16 of 24
I'm also using MX-2
4690K
(9 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 4690K @4.6Ghz ASUS Pro Gamer Z97 PowerColor R9 390 G. Skill Sniper DDR3 1866 8GB-2x4GB 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
Samsung SSD 250 GB & 1TB HDD Custom loop MCP50X 3x120 XSPC block Windows 10 EVGA 750w G2 
Case
Custom Lian Li 
  hide details  
Reply
4690K
(9 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 4690K @4.6Ghz ASUS Pro Gamer Z97 PowerColor R9 390 G. Skill Sniper DDR3 1866 8GB-2x4GB 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
Samsung SSD 250 GB & 1TB HDD Custom loop MCP50X 3x120 XSPC block Windows 10 EVGA 750w G2 
Case
Custom Lian Li 
  hide details  
Reply
post #17 of 24
I also use artic silver 5. You can check ebay or newegg.com I've purchased some as5 from there before
None of the Above
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 G0 - OC to 3.6 GHz DFI Lanparty DK P35 XFX 8800GTS 512MB 2x1gb G.Skill Hz @ 1000mhz + another 4GB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
500GB WD5000AAKS Windows XP Pro 22" Samsung and 50" Sharp LCD G15 Rev 2 
PowerCaseMouse
Ultra 600W Antec 900 Logitech VX 
  hide details  
Reply
None of the Above
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 G0 - OC to 3.6 GHz DFI Lanparty DK P35 XFX 8800GTS 512MB 2x1gb G.Skill Hz @ 1000mhz + another 4GB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
500GB WD5000AAKS Windows XP Pro 22" Samsung and 50" Sharp LCD G15 Rev 2 
PowerCaseMouse
Ultra 600W Antec 900 Logitech VX 
  hide details  
Reply
post #18 of 24
you should have ordered some Shin-Etsu. I applied (even a bit sloppily) and i had amazing temperatures. I then tried AS5 again, and I was idling about 5-7C higher than the Shin-Etsu (I even applied very little, but even with curing time, it would have shaved about 2-3C at max) I love my Shin-Etsu, although it is a bit tough to apply compared to AS5
Router
(12 items)
 
  
Reply
Router
(12 items)
 
  
Reply
post #19 of 24
I am and always have used AS5. It's working fine for me..
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 950 4.0ghz @1.18v Asus Rampage II Extreme 1504 bios 2X EVGA GTX 295 Corsair Dominator DHX 3x2gb 1600Mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
WD 150g raptor, WD 750 AAKS x1 plus three others XP Home Sp2/Vista64 Prem/Windows 7β Samsung Syncmaster 244T Logitech G15 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Silverstone Olympia 1 kW Thermaltake Armour Razer Lachesis Razer Mantis gaming surface 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 950 4.0ghz @1.18v Asus Rampage II Extreme 1504 bios 2X EVGA GTX 295 Corsair Dominator DHX 3x2gb 1600Mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
WD 150g raptor, WD 750 AAKS x1 plus three others XP Home Sp2/Vista64 Prem/Windows 7β Samsung Syncmaster 244T Logitech G15 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Silverstone Olympia 1 kW Thermaltake Armour Razer Lachesis Razer Mantis gaming surface 
  hide details  
Reply
post #20 of 24
Tuniq TX2 because its identical to MX2 and cheaper, and as far as Mad Shrimps is concerned in their round up review it's better than MX2
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
C2D E8400 @4.158GHz 1.33V Gigabyte P35-DS3R G92 8800GTS 512MB @ core 810/2000, mem 1100 Crucial Ballistix DDR2 PC6400 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Maxator DiamondMax 320GB 16mb Windows Vista Business (Free) LG L226WTQ 22" 2ms Logitech "Cordless" 
PowerCaseMouse
Roswell 600W Antec 900 Logitech Click! 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
C2D E8400 @4.158GHz 1.33V Gigabyte P35-DS3R G92 8800GTS 512MB @ core 810/2000, mem 1100 Crucial Ballistix DDR2 PC6400 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Maxator DiamondMax 320GB 16mb Windows Vista Business (Free) LG L226WTQ 22" 2ms Logitech "Cordless" 
PowerCaseMouse
Roswell 600W Antec 900 Logitech Click! 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Intel CPUs
Overclock.net › Forums › Intel › Intel CPUs › Which thermal paste are you using on your 45nm?