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Hi, I removed my H50 to rearrange my case. I have now noticed that it is idling at about 5 degrees higher, so i think i will have to replace the TIM, what should i use ? is Arctic Silver 5 about the best theese days?

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post #2 of 24
if you wanna spend some extra shin etsu stuff is good, if not As5 will be fine
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mx-4/AS5
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post #5 of 24
For $10 you can't go wrong with MX-3 or MX-4; I love the stuff. Noticeably better than AS5, and it's non-conductive.
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Mx3/4 for sure
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post #7 of 24
as5 is good 200(hour cure time).. Shin-Etsu (no cure time) is what the H50 and 70 orignally use.. for get exact model but red tiped one not blue.. Zalman ZM-STG2 makes some good paste (no cure time)

HERE good thermal paste revies
     
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Originally Posted by 420assassin View Post
as5 is good 200(hour cure time).. Shin-etsu (no cure time) is what the h50 and 70 orignally use.. For get exact model but red tiped one not blue.. Zalman zm-stg2 makes some good paste (no cure time)

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Originally Posted by Gabe3384 View Post
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im sure that newer paste created in last 1 1/2years wont be much different.. that has all the best paste over a wide range.. tells you if they have cure time or not.. i like it gives good info
     
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post #10 of 24
Shin Etsu is the best. It's also the original TIM corsair applies.

It's this one specifically: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835150080

This beats AS5 by 5c or more (according to one a review I read awhile back) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835150080
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