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post #1 of 27
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hey guys well my OCZ freeze is now finished and as iam buying a UD9 (yup finalised will come by weekend) i need new TIM

can u guys recommend me which to buy other than freeze coz its not available in INDIA i have MX2 and Arctic silver 5

any other u can recommend? also can u tell me how to apply this on my cpu and cooler?

i mean is it the same as freeze like i did with a credit card or some special method?
    
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im using MX-3 and its really good. on paper its better then freeze but we all know the numbers are overrated.

AS5 is old school u cant go wrong with that.

heard freeze is good too about the same as AS5.

i dont know if its worth it for you but MX-3 is almost $20.
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post #3 of 27
i think Prolimatech PK-1 is one of the best.
also see: http://www.tomshardware.de/CPU-Warme...-240376-4.html
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post #4 of 27
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MX 2 is available as for PK 1 i dont think its available

MX 3 not here in INDIA

should i buy MX2?
    
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post #5 of 27
MX-2 is fine to use.
Just my
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post #6 of 27
Since your options are so limited, just go for the MX-2.
It'll get the job done.
post #7 of 27
mx-2 is good stuff... tbh it puts down the same numbers as mx-3... Most TIMs in the top 5-10 rated do similar numbers +/- ~2-3C
    
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post #8 of 27
If you can, Shin-Etsu X23.
Otherwise, MX-2 does just fine.
Not that it'd matter to much, India's normally hot all the time right? You're better off getting an Air conditioner to run 24/7
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post #9 of 27
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^^ hehe i have O General 2 TON AC so iam pretty cool here

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post #10 of 27
AS5 is still a very good choice, but it takes time to "cure" so can give artificially high Temp results for a few days. Core temp readings usually drop by 3-4 degress Celcius over time.

Best I've used is the Noctua thermal paste that came with the NH-D14. No cure time.
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