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MX-4 or MX-3 Which source to trust???

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http://www.kitguru.net/components/he...aste-review/3/

Kitguru claims MX-3 still performs better but MX-4 spreads better.

http://www.hardwareheaven.com/review...rformance.html

HardwareHeaven on the other hands says MX-4 not only spreads better but also outperforms the MX-3.

Any former MX-3 user who upgraded to MX-4 can clear this up?
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post #2 of 8
Either way between mx-2 to mx-4 the difference is well within the margin of error. It doesn't matter.
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Either way between mx-2 to mx-4 the difference is well within the margin of error. It doesn't matter.
it's not 2 it's mx-3.
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post #4 of 8
MX-3 is the best paste, but not worth the expense or hassle when compared with mx-2 and 4 which are easier to work with and within 1-2c
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post #5 of 8
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Originally Posted by Nautilus View Post
it's not 2 it's mx-3.
I said mx-2 to mx-4 meaning mx-3 is in there, you know.. between 2, and 4.. lol

Sorry if I worded that badly.
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I said mx-2 to mx-4 meaning mx-3 is in there, you know.. between 2, and 4.. lol

Sorry if I worded that badly.
Yeah, that's what he meant. Basically, from mx-2 all the way to 4, there isnt that much of a difference...other than price.
    
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post #7 of 8
I never had MX-2 or MX-3, but got MX-4 recently and put it on a ASUS 4870 1gb recently. Compared to AS5/TX-2 that I put on it before, I got lower load temps on Furmark from mid to low 70's dropping down to mid 60's with the MX-4. Take it for what you will. Cooler on that 4870 was stock, same fan speed and ambient as well.
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post #8 of 8
MX-3 is harder to spread....I haven't had the opportunity to try MX-4....I went back to using MX-2 which was many months ago....Just my
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