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But both of those cure and stick like glue. My card is pretty new an I would like to avoid that.
    
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MX-4 is a go to choice for CPUs. I've heard it works good on GPUs as well, but may not be the best choice. I'm using it on my GPU's, definitely a lot better than AS5
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If I have the TIM that comes with my EK VGA blocks I use that but if not I use MX-4.

 

Note:

Arctic Clean - Thermal Material Remover and Surface Purifier - 60ml

 

I use that when I change blocks, etc. It's currently zero balance on PCS.

Also:

Newegg has it with free shipping and Amazon shipping is free with $35 order or Prime.


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I use Gelid GC-Extreme on everything, and I use the Arctic Clean remover/purifier before applying.
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Originally Posted by hertz9753 View Post

I own prettty much every cable that is known to man. The pump will be hooked up to the PSU and G10 fan to the card. I will be using one or two Antec tri cool fans on the rad.

I only have AS- 5 for TIM.

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AS5 on a GPU is a bad idea.

First thing I do when I get a new card is put some Prolimatech PK-3 on it. Stuff works great! thumb.gif
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PK-3 FTW.
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I use Gelid GC-Extreme the most. I do have some PK-3 and some other TIMs around though.

Of course I'm the odd ball who don't do the cross or pea method. I literally spend minutes carefully spread the TIM out to cover the area.
     
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I bought the MX-4 and cleaning solution kit on amazon. Thank you for all of the replies. smile.gif
    
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Thanks!

Now I ask what are you going to use to wipe off the TIM and cleaning solution?

 

The perfect solution is actually in your kitchen cabinet!

I use coffee filters that I quarter. :) 

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Coffee filters is right.
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