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post #1 of 18
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should I use the one it comes with or use a different one?
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post #2 of 18
The stuff it comes with is good

Use that

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post #3 of 18
The stuff that comes with it is Shin Etsu which is awesome TIM.
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post #4 of 18
Use the stuff it comes with.
post #5 of 18
Like the rest said, use what it comes with. I re-applied AS5, because I heard it comes with too much, and I kinda think it's worse. I even moved the radiator into a push-pull, and it's still no better. That's another thread though.

Keep the factory stuff.
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post #6 of 18
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thanks guys. I'm keeping the stuff and doing a push pull on it. That's the most effective thing to do with it right?
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post #7 of 18
The stock TIM is supposed to be very good but my temps remained the same after replacing it with AS5... maybe because there was too much stock TIM
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post #8 of 18
Push pull works great.
I idle at 28c and have never gone over 48c full load with my push pull setup.
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post #9 of 18
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what fans would you guys recommend?
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post #10 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by vietrice89 View Post
what fans would you guys recommend?
push/pull with shrouds (if you have room) should be more effective.

EDIT: oh fans?, sorry I missed that part Do you care about the acoustics of your system?
Edited by t77snapshot - 6/9/10 at 2:46pm
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