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Cooling question. First experience with Dynex

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When I was remounting my CPU and GPU I had a untimely shortage of Thermal paste. It was sunday and the only place that was open at the time was Best Buy. Usually I refuse to spend my money there. I hate price gougers, and I dont feel like being pitched to buy 10 magazine subscriptions, a best buy rewards card, and service plan while just trying to CHECK OUT.

I've heard of Dynex before but never really read up on it or used their products personally. I suppose best buy and that company are hooked up because they no longer even carry Artic Silver. I figured it was worth a shot and bought Dynex thermal compound. Its 99.5 micronized silver, w/ >8.2 w/m K conductivity. SO from the packaging it seems comparable. Temps are pretty good while using it, just wanted to see if anybody else has had similar success with it, or any horror stories.

I saw they had a 400 watt dynex psu that looks like a 12 dollar OEM for 79.99 which just dropped my jaw.
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Haven't heard of it, but if it works well, use it, unless its like acidic and burns holes in your base.
    
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If it works, stick with it. It's pretty hard to make a seriously terrible thermal interface compound without breaking spec.
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