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Do I spread it or do I just put a bit in the center?
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post #2 of 19
put a little bit on and then evenly spread it around the cpu
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for me I found what works best...is just put a small dab in the center, dont worry about spreading with some type of credit card, let the heatsink do the work
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so just put a dab in the middle and tighten down the Big Typhoon and the presure will spread it ok?
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post #6 of 19
http://www.arcticsilver.com/arctic_s...structions.htm

Why not follow instructions that manufacturer gives you. I have been doing that I get Awesome temps on air.
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post #7 of 19
beautiful...of course with OCing dont take anybodies word...take multiple advice and test yourself, really though more AS5 on the IHS does NOT=better cooling
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post #8 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by el7145
for me I found what works best...is just put a small dab in the center, dont worry about spreading with some type of credit card, let the heatsink do the work
Yea, spreading it around seems to have no effect except wasting some time.
    
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post #9 of 19
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well im just gonna put a dab in the middle and clamp down the Big Typhoon... lets hope that spreads it out enough and works out good.
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post #10 of 19
I know this will raise hell, but just remember. Better a bit too much, than not enough.
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