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post #21 of 29
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Thermal paste won't "spread"? (?! lol) = pebkac
Haha I've applied thermal paste for years now. The noctua spread fine as well.

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post #22 of 29
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Originally Posted by redhat_ownage View Post
72 is only the temp the cpu starts throttling back it clocks if you have CxE enabled. 90C is max.

Thanks mosfets were sounding bad.. Aiming for 4 ghz now
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post #23 of 29
Tuniq 3 and 4 are pretty bad for me, the video they show on their site put 2 thin lines and use the spreader. Big problem is the thing is so hard when you try to spread it the whole thing get stuck on the spreader..... Tuniq 2 has no such problem.
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post #24 of 29
Try applying IC Diamond 7 Carat paste for a great time.
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post #25 of 29
Vantec paste was the worst I've used. Messy and gritty.
post #26 of 29
Zalman's thermal grease that comes with their GPU waterblocks.
post #27 of 29
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Originally Posted by nitd_kim View Post
toothpaste mixed with lotion
rofl


My worst was that awful stuff that came on my old Athlon XP (probably stock). It dried up in about a year of use, and ran hot the whole time. Pulling the cooler off, it was basically a powder that you could rub off with ease.
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post #28 of 29
Used my cum, the temps were higher then normal paste
post #29 of 29
I have used TX-2, OCZ Freeze, and AS5.
I think Shin Etsu on the H50 at one time.

The worst was OCZ Freeze. Bad temps and it glued my CPU to the Heatsink... I only use a rice grain too lol
 
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