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post #1 of 19
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if some one on OCN was interested in comparing some TIM's what TIM's would you want to see? would be an amd mobo and cpu caseless in the open with some sort of air cooler (havent decided which one yet) oh and ill be testing with the stock heatsink so the quality of the TIMs should show pretty darn well

edit: so far
AS5 (have)
OCZ freeze (cant find)
IC7
indigo extreme
shin etsu x23-blah blah blah (super good one)
mx-2 (have)
mx-3 (have)
Edited by twich12 - 11/14/10 at 12:20am
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post #2 of 19
Artic Silver
OCZ Freeze
Indigo Extreme
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post #3 of 19
There is no more OCZ Freeze. They're working on Freeze 2.

Here's the top 4 line-up, best to worse, plus test graph.

http://skinneelabs.com/tim2010part1.html?page=4

Indigo Xtreme
Shin-Etsu X23-7783D
IC Diamond
Artic Cooling MX-2 - MX-3 -MX-4
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post #4 of 19
I'm using MX-3, but i'd really like to see a comparison between MX-3 and shin-etsu, i still think shin-etsu > all.
Popped also MX-4, but i've read is worse than MX-3...
Btw i used ICD7 for some time, but it scratched my lapped CPU and gave a pair of degrees more than MX-3.
Still have to buy shin-etsu!
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post #5 of 19
Mx-3
     
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post #6 of 19
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Quote:
Originally Posted by letsgetiton View Post
There is no more OCZ Freeze. They're working on Freeze 2.

Here's the top 4 line-up, best to worse, plus test graph.

http://skinneelabs.com/tim2010part1.html?page=4

Indigo Xtreme
Shin-Etsu X23-7783D
IC Diamond
Artic Cooling MX-2 - MX-3 -MX-4
as5 is still better than mx-3 and mx-3 is better than mx-4
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post #7 of 19
Addding some Intel/AMD OEM stuff would be good. Even OEM stuff from aftermarket coolers.
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post #8 of 19
I have an order of indigo Extreme on the way, i will let you guys in on the before and after tests.
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post #9 of 19
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any suggestions on which heatsink/fans... was thinking the the corsair a70 since its at a ridiculously good price right now http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835181011
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post #10 of 19
I love my A70, I would compare it to an H50 which I used to have.
Also Im a hardcore OCZ Freeze fan myself. It has become harder tho. For me at least
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