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Anybody ever use this stuff?. If you have did you also apply it on the heatsink? (its says to in the directions but I'm not sure if I should...
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Doesn't matter if you apply to heatsink or cpu .. just NEVER both.

Truthfully you just need a PEA sized dab in the middle of the cpu .. you gotta understand that whole chip your looking is mostly covering.

The CPU is in the center of the chip.

w/ thermal paste .. LESS IS MORE and most high grade thermal pastes are about the same w/ a different label.

Even going from ceramique to silver is only a degree or so difference. Personally I use ceramic for GPU and Silver compound for cpu.
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that zalman stuff is way different than your normal TIM, but don't apply it to both. and make sure you brush it completely over the cpu (or heatsink if you apply it to that)
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