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Yeah so my MB should arrive today, so I can finally put this new rig together.

Should I use Antec formula 5 silver thermal compound, which is grey and might just be some arctic silver 5 I read somewhere

or

CoolerMaster thermal paste that they shipped with my temporary CM hyper TX3
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Originally Posted by Mit Namso View Post
Yeah so my MB should arrive today, so I can finally put this new rig together.

Should I use Antec formula 5 silver thermal compound, which is grey and might just be some arctic silver 5 I read somewhere

or

CoolerMaster thermal paste that they shipped with my temporary CM hyper TX3
Arctic Silver 5 would be the best option as it is the highest quality paste that you can get atm
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Arctic Silver 5 would be the best option as it is the highest quality paste that you can get atm
lol. NO.
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lol. NO.
And why?
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Get arctic cooling MX3 because that stuff is magical. Only $10 and the best thing is that it's non toxic, the packaging actually tells you that you can eat it. Cooling wise, that thing is very beastly as well. I always have a tube hanging around somewhere in my computer area.

What I like about it, besides being edible, is that it's not electrical conductible and doesn't require curing.
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Or shin-etsu x23
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