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post #11 of 20
I use the STG1 stuff that came with my Zalman, after reading some reviews, it seems pretty top of the line, and no curing time. But if you ask me, I don't think it makes a difference...its all the same junk and the 2C differences they get in the reviews are negligible and may be different because they seated the heatsink a different way with a certain paste.
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post #12 of 20
Basically its subjective, you can't tell what your rig is going to do with each one until you try it, and assuming that you apply it exactly correctly. Go with what works, zalman isn't bad, and the spreader is nice.
post #13 of 20
mx-2, tx-2 or ocz freeze no cure time, non metalic, top 3 pastes that dont cost as much as a small diamond.

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im running as5 atm as i ran out of mx1 last time i rebuilt and couldnt get any mx2, my temps are 1 or 2 c higher with as5 than they were with mx1. the 3 above are all supposed to run a couple of c lower than mx1 so....you do the math.
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post #14 of 20
I've tried a bunch and OCZ Freeze has performed the best during my testing. Tuniq TX-2 is also pretty good. You can find it for pretty cheap too.
 
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post #15 of 20
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Originally Posted by onlycodered View Post
I've tried a bunch and OCZ Freeze has performed the best during my testing. Tuniq TX-2 is also pretty good. You can find it for pretty cheap too.
what about TX-1 i got that crap free with my tuniq.
post #16 of 20
TX-1 is about on par with AS5 according to most reviews of it. Not a bad paste.
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post #17 of 20
Tuniq TX-2 definitely gives better numbers than TX-1. But OCZ Freeze is a bit better than TX-2. If you want to save some money, get the TX-2, otherwise I'd recommend going with OCZ Freeze.
 
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post #18 of 20
Artic Cooling MX-2, there is no comparison

* High Thermal Conductivity
* Low Thermal Resistance
* Non-Electrical Conductive
* Non-Capacitive
* Non-Curing
* Non-Corrosive
* No Bleeding
* Odorless

    
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post #19 of 20
Actually loved the Arctic Ceramique (SP). Used it on the E6300 and it was literally 5C cooler than AS5. However, with the Q6700 the Ceramique never worked right and was 5C more than the AS5. Might try the Zalmans as I don't think I am getting good contact with the Xigametc cooler.
    
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post #20 of 20
Someone probably already said this but Arctic Silver 5 is supposed to be good .
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