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First off,

Thanks to everyone that has given me tips.

So as the title suggests I have settled on a Thermalright Ultra-120 Extreme 1366 RT CPU Cooler for my Rampage II Extreme. The last uncertainty I have would be what thermal paste to go for. Three are currently in mind....

1. Artic MX-2
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835186020

2. Thermalrights supplied paste

3. OCZ freeze paste
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...k=ocz%20freeze
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Mx-2
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http://xtreview.com/addcomment-id-68...nchmarked.html

OCZ Freeze is pretty good, but I honestly don't know about the others.
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OCZ Freeze is better.
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post #5 of 22
Arctic Silver 5

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835100007

It's all I've ever used, and to be honest, it's one of the best out there, the only other one I can think of would be

Shin-Etsu X23-7762

http://www.crazypc.com/products/50118.html
Edited by FlAwLeSS_666 - 12/14/08 at 8:23pm
     
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post #6 of 22
Get Arctic Silver 5. It'll outperform any of those.
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post #7 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dillard13 View Post
Get Arctic Silver 5. It'll outperform any of those.
Um, no? OCZ Freeze beats it. It's half a degree Celsius, but it's still a difference.



Quote:
Originally Posted by FlAwLeSS_666 View Post
Well it's a dollar cheaper if you don't mind half a degree.
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post #8 of 22
as5 will not beat ocz or MX-2 in my opinion, I love my MX-2 its the bomb! That graph is wack. But what do I know.
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post #9 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by Wizrdwarts View Post
Um, no? OCZ Freeze beats it. It's half a degree Celsius, but it's still a difference.





Well it's a dollar cheaper if you don't mind half a degree.
Oops, guess I was wrong. I thought OCZ made garbage Thermal Paste. Anyways, if you can find it, I'd actually get the IC Diamond stuff, and there was some thermal paste called like...Shinmitsu or something. That supposedly really good too.
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post #10 of 22
Thermalrights supplied paste beat all of them, yes even MX-2, lemme grab the link before everyone gives you the wrong answer
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