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I have searched but couldnt find it despite the fact that i know its here. I Simply couldnt find it

My method of applying AS5 is to put a dab in the center and with a credit card spread the layer as thin as possible and coverning all areas.

Is this ok or is this a incorrect method of applying thermal paste?
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http://www.overclock.net/3392470-post4.html
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thanks man highly appreciated
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yep.......everyone seems to have a different though similar method

http://www.overclock.net/hardware-ne...n-methods.html
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This would be good. It's the method from Artic Silver. Your method is completely wrong. When you use a credit card to spread it out, the credit card is contaminated. Therefore, you are adding in impurities into the compound and this might affect the performance.
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You have a AMD chip. It is different then the Intel chip.
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You have a AMD chip. It is different then the Intel chip.
im in the process of picking up a P5E and a Q6600 or Q6700 so i wanted to get all the info out the way
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This would be good. It's the method from Artic Silver. Your method is completely wrong. When you use a credit card to spread it out, the credit card is contaminated. Therefore, you are adding in impurities into the compound and this might affect the performance.
Thanks for pointing that out. I was only going by what i was advised by a friend. guess he has it wrong too......
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im in the process of picking up a P5E and a Q6600 or Q6700 so i wanted to get all the info out the way
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