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Well I was ordering some new RAM on newegg and saw the OCZ Freeze thermal paste and figured, lets see if it really works. I have read that it doesn't need to cure and should offer great results upon first boot. I ran Prime95 a few time to make sure that the system was all warmed up....

What a huge difference from the AS5 that was on there...Before OCZ temps at full load were 71c using small FFT's. After OCZ 61c with the same ampient temps 24c-26c. I wish I still had the other pics with my prime95 & AS5. Anyways just wanted to share incase you all were looking for another try at improving temps....
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Wow, that is awesome. I'm gonna have to pick some of this stuff up when I buy a new cooler.
    
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Wow, that is awesome. I'm gonna have to pick some of this stuff up when I buy a new cooler.
I really bought it as a joke I have been so loyal to AS5 and never thought about getting anything else. What a weekend though New RAM is awesome and now this. All I need to do now is cut some holes for me cable management...
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Did you apply the new paste in the same amount as as5 and the same way of applying it?
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Did you apply the new paste in the same amount as as5 and the same way of applying it?
I applied the AS5 per their instructions and the OCZ freeze per their instructions. They asked for a small dot in the middle and the AS5 as you draw a small line accross. I have tried the dot method with the AS5 before but no difference.
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Yea, the few tests I have seen of this look very promising. This will probably be the next TIM I buy, but at the rate I am going, the small tube of AS5 I have will last me another 2 years.
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Anybody know if fry's carries this stuff? I don't really wanna make an order just for it.
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hardware canucks reviewed it recently, AC mx2 still beats it by very little
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Anybody know if fry's carries this stuff? I don't really wanna make an order just for it.
Last time I went to Fry's about a month ago. They didn't have any. Yeah I don't want to make an order for just thermal paste either.
    
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Anybody know if fry's carries this stuff? I don't really wanna make an order just for it.
That's whay it took so long for me to get. I couldn't bring myself to order this alone so I waited till I wanted something else.
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