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The stock is Shin etsu g751. It's the best out there no matter what anyone says. Granted they put on like 10x too much out of the box.
    
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The reason I am asking, is because I am buying a used H50. Does this mean I need to clean it and put a fresh TIM? If so, should I buy some Shin etsu? If it already has some TIM, I guess I just stick the sucker on my CPU? Sorry, never used anything else other than stock cooling.
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Originally Posted by cubanresourceful View Post
The reason I am asking, is because I am buying a used H50. Does this mean I need to clean it and put a fresh TIM? If so, should I buy some Shin etsu? If it already has some TIM, I guess I just stick the sucker on my CPU? Sorry, never used anything else other than stock cooling.
You'll need to buy a syringe and apply TIM yourself.
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You'll need to buy a syringe and apply TIM yourself.
You lost me at syringe. Don't I just squeeze the TIM out of the tube? At least, that's what I thought.
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You lost me at syringe. Don't I just squeeze the TIM out of the tube? At least, that's what I thought.
It usually is shipped in a plastic syringe.
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I've got AS5 on my H5O and it cools like a champ. Click link below on the Q6600 rig.
That's because all the TIMs in question IC7, AS5, ShinEtsu X23 etc. are all within ~1c of each other.

The pre-applied paste is X23 and is (as said) quite good, but don't feel like the world will end if you need to re-seat the block and have to use something like OCZ Freeze etc.
Between all the top-of-line TIMs and reasonably priced good TIMs you're looking at 2c difference max (this also includes Indigo Xtreme IIRC, but even if it's another 1c difference it may as well be caviar you're spreading on).
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It usually is shipped in a plastic syringe.
Yeah, okay haha. Taking my first steps into cooling, guess it shows. Well, I guess I'll see when the H50 arrives, thanks you guys!
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