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post #11 of 26
I use ICDiamond.
A pea sized drop center cpu, tighten heatsink, done.
Consistancy of peanut butter.
I had no problem using ICD-non conductive, non capacitive.
ICD application>
http://www.innovationcooling.com/applicationinstructions.htm

Prime95 max 58c@ 4GHz
LinX max 63c @ 4ghz.
Pro mega air cool.

Used ceramique on NB/SB, also non conductive/non capacitive.
Flows like mayonaise
post #12 of 26
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Originally Posted by M1 Abrams View Post
I use ICDiamond.
A pea sized drop center cpu, tighten heatsink, done.
Consistancy of peanut butter.
I had no problem using ICD-non conductive, non capacitive.
ICD application>
http://www.innovationcooling.com/app...structions.htm

Prime95 max 58c@ 4GHz
LinX max 63c @ 4ghz.
Pro mega air cool.

Used ceramique on NB/SB, also non conductive/non capacitive.
Flows like mayonaise
if you mean rotten mayo that has been sitting out in the sun for too long mixed with peanut butter then yes... flows like mayonnaise lol jk.. but seriously the ceramique i use is very viscous
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Mx4 none conductive.
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post #14 of 26
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And MX4 is as easy as the MX2 to apply?
post #15 of 26
Never tried MX-2 myself, but MX-4 was fairly simple for me in terms of application.
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post #16 of 26
I've used IC7, MX-4,etc.. and to me IC7 was better than most. Not sure about the new IC24 or something but i ordered the Indingo Extreme from CrazyPC for 50% off and it should be here on time for my new build .
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post #17 of 26
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Originally Posted by badatgames18 View Post
if you mean rotten mayo that has been sitting out in the sun for too long mixed with peanut butter then yes... flows like mayonnaise lol jk.. but seriously the ceramique i use is very viscous
Ceramique is almost like glue/epoxy once it hardens. Got to be careful taking a heatsink off an AM3 socket with it. Might pull the CPU out of the socket.

I just use a big 30g tube of MX-2. It performs very close to MX-3 and MX-4 but it is much cheaper.
post #18 of 26
I like MX-4 only because it so easy to find when you're out. But my favorite TIM I've used is Shin Etsu, much better and easier to apply than IC7 Diamond 24K.
     
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post #19 of 26
A makeshift list of what I'd rank as top TIM's.

1.) Indigo Extreme
2.) Coollaboratory Liquid Ultra
3.) IC Diamond 7/24
4.) Shin Etsu X23 7783D, Shin Etsu X23 7762, Shin Etsu G751
5.) Gelid GC Extreme, MX-4, TX-4, Thermalright CF3, Noctua NT-H1

I figure ranks 1 to 3 probably as the best of the best, 4 on a tier below it. Then 5 from there ends the best of the top end TIM's.
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post #20 of 26
ShinEtsu seems to be good.
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