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so is the x-method the best then? My 2500K and P67 Sabertooth is on vehicle for delivery right now!
    
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Originally Posted by murcielago585 View Post
so is the x-method the best then? My 2500K and P67 Sabertooth is on vehicle for delivery right now!
I usually use the X method with CPU's and single blob in the middle for the GPU's and chips with smaller surface.
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so is the x-method the best then? My 2500K and P67 Sabertooth is on vehicle for delivery right now!
I'm still for the dot-in-the-middle method. There's no need to cover the entire IHS with TIM. Too much TIM will hurt your temps.
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post #14 of 17
just a lil more than grain but little less than pea size is perfect.
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post #15 of 17
Your kidding me high-end quad-cores and six-cores dont need TIM or a heatsink.
post #16 of 17
dot method is the best imo
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Your kidding me high-end quad-cores and six-cores dont need TIM or a heatsink.
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