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I wouldn't use AS5 personally. There are TIM's that are just as good, require no curing time, and are non conductive..
Have you already purchased the thermal paste?
No, but there's only one kind at the store....AS5. Bestbuy has some Dynex that supposedly is non conductive. I'm assuming anything's going to be an improvement over the old one which required a plastic scraper thingy to get off.
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+Arctic Silver Ceramique

Newegg $5.49 + $1.99 (shipping)
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post #13 of 15
I took that crap of my MSI board when I replaced the heatsink TIM an didn't use anything to replace. Have had no problems.
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post #14 of 15
Tuniq TX-3 is non-conductive and is as good or better than Ceramique.
    
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post #15 of 15
Don't use AS5, 1. it's conductive (and there are two capacitors right next to the chip) 2. better TIM choices (i.e. Arctic MX)
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