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post #21 of 33
I actually got better results from using ic7 than shin etsu (the one with the blue tip) ic7 cure time was a couple of hours and iirc shin etsu doesn't have a cure time.
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post #22 of 33
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Originally Posted by SOCOM_HERO View Post
When and if I upgrade my CPU cooling from my 212+ to something like a DH-14 or silver arrow or whatever, I have Shin-Etsu on my newegg wishlist, that stuff sounds leaps and bounds better than AS5
Yes. AS5 is old school and does have a cure time. Although it does work OK after the break in.
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post #23 of 33

not to go into a lenghly off topic here, but I think the OPs question has pretty much been answered... SO...

what about this stuff? also seen here

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post #25 of 33
Yes. Way better than AS5.

I'll agree to get the MX-4 if using a heatpipe cooler. Seems to be easier to work with.
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post #26 of 33
I'm using the G751 after picking up a couple syringes on sale at SVC. It might be a little thicker than some but I didn't find it to be thick enough to be a hinderence in anyway.

Isn't the X-23 thicker than G751. I'm pretty sure that even with the thermal properties of the X-23 showing that it should be the better compound that the G751 has outperformed it in tests due to better application of the thinner G751.

It is expensive though.
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post #27 of 33
If it's too thick for you just dunk it in a cup of warm water for a few mins.
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Well, I'll be applying it to a CM Hyper 212+ if that makes a difference.
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post #29 of 33
Just dont try to spread it. You shouldnt be spreading most paste anyways especially Shin-Etsu. Apply a single, small dot, to the center of the cpu for flat heat sinks, or smaller dots to each heat pipe on coolers like the CM Hyper 212, I used shin with a 212 it can work just fine. Use the heat sinks pressure to spread the paste to avoid air pockets and spread evenly.
post #30 of 33
http://forums.pcper.com/showthread.php?t=230649

try that if you want.

i basically just got pissed off at how hard it was and just applied a blob here and there and put on the block LOL.

F' it. temps are fine.

cant wait to take off my block to see how it is.
    
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