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Hi, this is urgent since this is a different type of paste to Artic Silver 5, I posted a thread earlier and got a load of different types of ways, I want 9700 owners who have applied this Thermal Grease to tell me where I put it, thanks, Rep+ For good help.
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post #2 of 16
for C2D you need a thin horizontal line across the axis of the IHS since there are two dies under there.

I dont have one so i cant tell you weather to go on the X or Y axis.

Good Luck
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just make square^^
or put tiny dots in one of the each corners in stead of one in the middle as in 1core CPU's
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post #4 of 16
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Yeah but it's like thin stuff.
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post #5 of 16
Why not use the brush to spread it on your cpu.. follow the instruction manual

Thats what I did.
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So a blob on the CPU and a blob on the heatsink?
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post #7 of 16
You apply the STG1 as if it were nail polish. Just take the brush with some of the paste and just apply it on top of the CPU/GPU. Cover the entire chip.
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^ Do what he said.
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post #9 of 16
One very thin, light coat on top of the IHS only is the best method I've tried (you only need to dip the brush in once). The STG-1 isn't a very good TIM though - I like having it around for other people's machines, but for my own rig I'll stick with OCZ Freeze or Arctic Cooling MX-2.
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post #10 of 16
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Originally Posted by RayvinAzn View Post
One very thin, light coat on top of the IHS only is the best method I've tried (you only need to dip the brush in once). The STG-1 isn't a very good TIM though - I like having it around for other people's machines, but for my own rig I'll stick with OCZ Freeze or Arctic Cooling MX-2.
I've heard this Zalman stuff is on par or better than AS5...
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