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Artic 5 vs Shin Etsu

Poll Results: What TIM to get?

 
  • 16% (10)
    Artic Cooling 5
  • 73% (45)
    Shin Etsu
  • 9% (6)
    Other?
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post #1 of 37
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Im going to reseat my D14, and i want to get new and best TIM:D

Edit: Indigo Extreme? Oh and what the hell is this: url
Edited by Colt - 1/6/11 at 7:27am
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post #2 of 37
Shin-Etsu (X23) is a better performer and a more durable/long lived TIM than Arctic Silver 5, but in my opinion it's overpriced.

If you have any of the NT-H1 that came with the NH-D14, I'd just use that.
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post #3 of 37
Here's a good review on a lot of different TIM's:

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?t=232141
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post #4 of 37
Tried many times of Artic 5 and Shin Etsu when I reviewed boards about year ago. The Shin Etsu is better than AS5, about 3c different.
post #5 of 37
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by Blameless;11911444 
Shin-Etsu (X23) is a better performer and a more durable/long lived TIM than Arctic Silver 5, but in my opinion it's overpriced.

If you have any of the NT-H1 that came with the NH-D14, I'd just use that.

Lol, the reason i wanna reseat because the N1-H1 sucks me with 85c:p
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post #6 of 37
There are i think 3 types of shin-etsu paste. so you really need to work out which one?
I have used 1 of them and wow what a pain to apply i mean its like hell to apply unless you do the dot method. Do you mean artic silver 5? whats artic cooling 5? i mean based on alot of charts here on ocn the shin-etsu i think its the g751 is better than artic silver 5 but. You cant go wrong with either
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post #8 of 37
shin etsu hands down
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post #9 of 37
Arctic Silver 5 has long lost the fight among the TIMs, Shin-Etsu is better, but as said above, a bit overpriced. The paste with the Noctua will do great work - i used the Chill Factor 3 that came with my VenX and it was better than the AS5 i had on it earlier.
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Haifa. Wonder what's available where you live. Anyway, here's an 80-way TIM test. I like GC Extreme, myself.
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