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What TIM do you use for NB and SB?

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I've heard you are to use non-conductive TIM but all I have is AS5. What am I supposed to be using?
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you can use it as long as you dont bleed over the edges, but you should get some arctic silver Ceramique' instead
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I use OCZ Freeze on everything.
 
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Mx-2 Ftw.
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I use AS5 on most NB/SBs, except when there are no mounting holes for the HS. In that case I use AS Thermal Adhesive so that it doesn't fall off.
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I have AS5 (conductive one) on both my NB and SB. I was afraid that if I allow the heat sink to spread it, some of it might get on the edge and ruin something. So, I evenly spread the paste on my own and it's been fine for a year now.
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Mx-2 Ftw.
+1, this is what I have been using and it worked better for me then the AS5
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