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post #11 of 27
The pea was developed (where i first read about it anyway) for the i7 because the surface of the CPU is concave. As5 is best in a line- some DO advocate a cross (not me)...

I admit it really IS out there a lot but hey- you want science? Why not do some of your own testing on what works best with YOUR equipment, YOUR paste and YOUR settings
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Yeah cool. It's that I am re mounting cos I have a 5-6c difference in cores for some reason. The method I used was small blob in middle plus 4 tiny bits towards each corner.
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Since most of the others are not being overly helpful, try this: http://www.arcticsilver.com/instructions.htm
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Now you have wasyed ten minutes of your life, you probably know it does not mater as long as you use it in the proper amount
Edited by Witchdoctor - 12/29/10 at 4:00pm
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That's pretty common. 20 degree diff? Okay now seating / application is an issue.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kmss1 View Post
Since most of the others are not being overly helpful, try this: http://www.arcticsilver.com/instructions.htm
These will be v helpful thanks

Would you say my e2160 pentium dual core would come under core 2 duo and not pentium d dual core?






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Quote:
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Since most of the others are not being overly helpful, try this: http://www.arcticsilver.com/instructions.htm
Wow. Awesome. A guide for applying crappy paste that needs 200 hours to cure.

You truly are a saint.
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I like to put an amount equal to the size of a grain of rice in the center then cut the corner out of a plastic bag to wrap my finger in. Smear the rice grain sized TIM evenly over processor with finger wrapped in plastic bag corner.
    
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Quote:
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Since most of the others are not being overly helpful,
I posted a link to an article that did several tests using tons of different thermal pastes, how is that not helpful :/
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Yeah sharp your link was good too thanks
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