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Heres to make you own diamond thermal compound to help keep your cpu cooler over these summer months
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Holy crap! That guy put WAAAAY too much paste on at the end!

 
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i think the stuff you can get from CD will work better and be cheaper than $33
depends on how much paste this kit makes though :\\
@onlycodered, damn what a waste of diamonds!
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Nice drop in temp. Would be pretty awesome if you can get yourself and a few friends to chip in and lower the cost for all of you.
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Yeah... I didnt find anything on CDs website about diamond thermal compound...
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Actually it's not that expensive. This guy sells the powder on eBay for $20 with free shipping for 25 carats of diamond powder. If you haven't used your 10% off code yet, it's only $18. lol actually after August 21, I'll try this and anyone that wants to contribute let me know. I forgot that I've got almost $30 in eBay bucks to use between August 21 and September 21.

http://cgi.ebay.com/DIAMOND-POWDER-2...QQcmdZViewItem

All you need from there is the 2 silicon tubes and you're pretty much good to go.

Hmmmm, I might have to get a buddy of mine in on this so we can give this a try.
Edited by KamuiRSX - 6/28/08 at 1:45pm
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post #7 of 20
In theory, it's a genius idea. VERY efficient means of transferring heat (2x at the least and 5x at best) compared to silver, as well as a semi-cheaper paste (depending on dosage and such). I might try this out and may make it available depending on the interest and demand. (Artisan program)
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post #8 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by that7dude View Post
Yeah... I didnt find anything on CDs website about diamond thermal compound...
He sales it. I brought some a while back for $6 better then $33 thats for sure.

http://cyberdruidpc.com/catalog/prod...9c538548140f38
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post #9 of 20
I call bee-ess on the reported temps, though. That's a better drop than a perfect lap on a CPU and cooler.
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The testing methodology is extremely poor in this review. Utterly useless results. Also, there is no way that a compount that is less than 40% diamond by weight would see dramatic improvements in temps over any decent compound.
Edited by Blameless - 6/28/08 at 4:42pm
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