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After 11-12 months, I've actually had AS5 LOSE performance to the degree of getting 2-3C warmer under load. I just think it's way over hyped for the performance it delivers.
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Months? The stuff goes bad in a year for me. One of the reasons i don't use it anymore.
hmm thats weird. i have it in one of my old boxes which has run like 12 hours a day for almost 5 years and it runs cool w/ a CNPS7000-Cu
    
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After 11-12 months, I've actually had AS5 LOSE performance to the degree of getting 2-3C warmer under load. I just think it's way over hyped for the performance it delivers.
the thing is, that it isnt the best TIM, but it is easy accessible, cheap, and it works better then stock.

that is why its hyped up.
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the thing is, that it isnt the best TIM, but it is easy accessible, cheap, and it works better then stock.

that is why its hyped up.
So are 4-5 other pastes, and they perform better than AS5.
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Okay, you take your thermalpaste pretty seriously, so we'll let you be with that.

People have been buying AS5 for years, and for some, thats all it takes to make a sale.
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Okay, you take your thermalpaste pretty seriously, so we'll let you be with that.

People have been buying AS5 for years, and for some, thats all it takes to make a sale.
Lol, it's overclock.net, where 1C is all the difference in the world!
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Lol, it's overclock.net, where 1C is all the difference in the world!
Which is why we suggest IC7/Freeze/MX2/Shin Etsu, so you can say that your TRUE works better than someone else's because you don't waste time with overhyped paste.
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so ocz freeze works better than as5?? If so, that sucks, i just ordered some as5 because i thought it was supposed to work better than the tube of ocz freeze i already have
    
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so ocz freeze works better than as5?? If so, that sucks, i just ordered some as5 because i thought it was supposed to work better than the tube of ocz freeze i already have


lol sorry but I couldn't resist
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After 11-12 months, I've actually had AS5 LOSE performance to the degree of getting 2-3C warmer under load. I just think it's way over hyped for the performance it delivers.
That almost sounds like a airflow/dust problem. Do you have ninja dustbunnies in your noctua? Are the fan(s) losing RPM? Did you put your USB coffee-warmer inside your case for 'security reasons'?
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