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as5 vs ocz freeze

Poll Results: as5 vs freeze

Poll expired: Dec 24, 2009  
  • 52% (11)
    artic silver 5
  • 47% (10)
    ocz freeze
21 Total Votes  
post #1 of 18
Thread Starter 
is freeze really better then artic silver 5?
Edited by valtopps - 12/24/08 at 9:16am
post #2 of 18
Yes, but marginally.

It consistently gives temps 1-2C better than AS5, sometimes more, but I strongly suspect those that see larger differences were doing something wrong with one of the pastes.
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post #3 of 18
Not that much better than AS5 but yes like a few 1 to 2C.
post #4 of 18
The benefit is probably too minuscule to notice, but one advantage that I see is that OCZ Freeze has no curing time, where as AS5 does. Thats definitely a bonus
post #5 of 18
Thread Starter 
ok thanks boys. if anyone wants a great deal on some freeze zipzoomfly $6.99 free 2 day shipping.
HOHO2008 is the code.
post #6 of 18
I guess I must just fear change, lol. I have been using AS5 since I got into computers, and it has always worked. Really, Freeze may have a few advantages right now, but I'm going to stick with AS5 for the time being.
post #7 of 18
I tried ocz freeze i didnt like it much however benchies a few upto a 3 c better, but like with intel and amd i have a preference i stick with as5 i like it better
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post #8 of 18
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well i orded a tube of freeze, i too used only as 5 for years. ill let you all know if its any better.
post #9 of 18
i've personally only used as5, random junk stuff, and the zalman stuff that comes in a little nail-polish jar thing

as5 and that zalman stuff performed around the same
i hear ocfreeze is marginally better as well
i'll get ocfreeze when i see it in my local stores, or if i make an order sometime soon
i got as5 over something else last time and the time before because i needed it right then, and the store had it
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post #10 of 18
i would get the tuniq tx-2
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