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Alright so seeing as how I'm going to have to reseat this thing for the 3rd time, I ordered some Shin Etsu since that worked best originally. Now my question is, since I'm limited to my amount of uses, what is the best way I should apply it? I know for quad core CPUs you should do the thin line method across the middle, but I've heard of people doing the thin line across the copper plate of the pump instead of the cpu. Is this recommended?
YouTube- How Thermal Compound Spreads (MX-2 Edition) not exactly shin etsu-specific(need to go their website for their theories on best application) but it is an informative video nonetheless...this and a few other videos I've watched recently have converted me to small dot in center from my previous spread preference.

BTW Shin Etsu yeilds best performance immediately because there is no curing time like with most TIM's. The gap will narrow as the other ones cure...i still think ICD7 is supreme =)
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I half rice grained in an X pattern leaving the very center open.

Like this...

\\../

/..\\ *ignore the ".s'"*

That seemed to get the best coverage for my Quad.

~Ceadder

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Alright so seeing as how I'm going to have to reseat this thing for the 3rd time, I ordered some Shin Etsu since that worked best originally. Now my question is, since I'm limited to my amount of uses, what is the best way I should apply it? I know for quad core CPUs you should do the thin line method across the middle, but I've heard of people doing the thin line across the copper plate of the pump instead of the cpu. Is this recommended?

Edited by Ceadderman - 7/28/10 at 7:44pm
 
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That's B.A. What if you just froze the H50 in a block of ice?
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I half rice grained in an X pattern leaving the very center open.

Like this...

\\../

/..\\ *ignore the ".s'"*

That seemed to get the best coverage for my Quad.

~Ceadder
can you say air bubbles?

either a single dot in the center, a line or spread thin layer work. The thin layer worked best for me with the H50, because of its unique mounting procedure
    
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Ummm let's see if I freeze water around the Radiator...

Pretty sure the internal liquid would freeze. Thereby becoming a huge pumpsicle on my CPU and would leave condensation which is bad for my system.

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That's B.A. What if you just froze the H50 in a block of ice?
 
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Ummm let's see if I freeze water around the Radiator...

Pretty sure the internal liquid would freeze. Thereby becoming a huge pumpsicle on my CPU and would leave condensation which is bad for my system.

~Ceadder
Mix anti-freeze in with the "water".
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I've NEVER had air bubbles in that spread. Especially when you stop to consider that the H50 has to twist and lock into place. You're basically filling the empty space with the TIM. Should I post a pic for

~Ceadder

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can you say air bubbles?

either a single dot in the center, a line or spread thin layer work. The thin layer worked best for me with the H50, because of its unique mounting procedure
 
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I've NEVER had air bubbles in that spread. Especially when you stop to consider that the H50 has to twist and lock into place. You're basically filling the empty space with the TIM. Should I post a pic for

~Ceadder
the twist and lock actually would make the air bubble form in the center as it complete a TIM circle around the air in the center....
    
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What's up with H70 in the title? Did corsair release a new model or something?
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Yeah, Google it.
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