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do you guy spread your cpu/GPU paste with a plastic bag? and would u recommend it?
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do you guy spread your cpu/GPU paste with a plastic bag? and would u recommend it?
No, and not recommended.
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I sometimes use my finger in the corner of a small bag.
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No and No. I recommend this method:

http://img466.imageshack.us/img466/9365/line800qe9.jpg

there are different directions for the strip depending on dual or quad core on Intel CPU's, but thats the general idea. I have even used less than that. Apply the strip, install HS and give a slight twist (1/8-1/4 turn)to spread and you are gtg.
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Small dab 'll do ya.

Using a small amount of paste, then putting the HS on, will spread the paste efficiently.
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I sometimes use my finger in the corner of a small bag.

No - just put a small tiny dot. And you're good to go.
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