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AS5 or Thermalright paste for my TRUE

post #1 of 8
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Just received the true and am about to install.... should I use my AS5 or the stuff that thermalright supplied?
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As5!
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post #3 of 8
I used the AS5, the thermalright stuff is crap i believe

What fan are you using on it?
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post #4 of 8
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on the cpu AND the TRUE or just the CPU? The instructions say both but i dunno...
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post #5 of 8
That's a joke, right?

Always use the AS5 over the OEM paste; unless perhaps, it's MX2 - which yours is not.

Apply it only to the CPU, following the instructions found here: http://www.arcticsilver.com/arctic_s...structions.htm
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post #6 of 8
I would use AS5, the best you can get.
Just a little bit on the CPU...like this.
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As5!
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post #8 of 8
I'd use the AS5, but only because I'm not sure how good the Thermalright stuff is. When I got my TRUE I didn't even bother with the paste they gave me. If you only had the Thermalright stuff I would go with that and see how well it works, but if you have AS5 on hand I'd say use that
    
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