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Originally Posted by jak3z;13353725 
For square heatsinks, X method, rounded, pea size. But I've found that the Archon gets better results if you spread the compound over the CPU evenly with a very thin layer.

I'll be using the paste that came with the cooler, and I get the impression that there's not enough in there to allow for any mistakes in spreading it.
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the tube that comes with it is good for 5+ applications i like the bee bee method as it is easy and produces good results
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Originally Posted by joelmartinez;13357209 
the tube that comes with it is good for 5+ applications i like the bee bee method as it is easy and produces good results

What is this "bee bee" method that you speak of?
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I think just placing a bee-bee sized drop in the center.
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What is this "bee bee" method that you speak of?
you know bee bee guns they shoot bee bees so put a dot the size of a bee bee
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Originally Posted by joelmartinez;13395921 
you know bee bee guns they shoot bee bees so put a dot the size of a bee bee

Oh....doh.gif That makes more sense now. Wow, I just keep remembering that I put a whole glob of the stuff on my CPU... easily 3-4 times as big as a "bee bee"

Also, isn't "bee bee" spelled "BB", and not "bee bee"?
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i don't know i never have owned a BB gun or looked into buying one i just guessed the spelling
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A BB is a copper sphere about 1/8 inch in diameter . . .
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Modern day BB guns usually have a smoothbore barrel, with a bore diameter and caliber of 0.177 inches (4.5 mm). BB for modern day BB guns are usually steel, plated either with zinc or copper to resist corrosion, and measure 0.171 to 0.173 inches (4.34 mm to 4.39 mm) in diameter.

So I wasn't too far off after not seeing a BB in something like 40 years.
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