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MX-4, the stuff is easy to clean up as well.
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I bought this shin-etsu from fry yesterday after I ran out of AS5 and my temps dropped another 3c-5c. Applies very easy and totally worth ithttp://www.frys.com/product/6274400?...H:MAIN_RSLT_PG
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I use arctic silver 5. Works great. No need to order it from somewhere. Head to radio shack everyone I have been in keeps it in stock. Save you some shipping. Costs approx $9 a tube.
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Originally Posted by Nw0rb View Post
As5 terrbile suggestion ..... shin etsu is def what you should have bought look at the link i provided above it will inform you on thing you dont know like how bad as5 really is
You are bad at detecting sarcasm? As old as as5 is it's still better than the old white lithium grease. But no one is really suggesting as5 anymore.
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get some shin etsu, best stuff around: http://www.frys.com/product/6274400?...H:MAIN_RSLT_PG
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Originally Posted by SOCOM_HERO View Post
Arctic Silver 5 if you want a mess and cure times, but good temps....what I use.

Shin Etsu...what I should have bought, heard it's hard to apply, but otherwise has superior temps...Newegg sells it under the Masscool brand...but it is Shin etsu.
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Originally Posted by Nw0rb View Post
As5 terrbile suggestion ..... shin etsu is def what you should have bought look at the link i provided above it will inform you on thing you dont know like how bad as5 really is
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Originally Posted by tsm106 View Post
You are bad at detecting sarcasm? As old as as5 is it's still better than the old white lithium grease. But no one is really suggesting as5 anymore.
yeah, I basically just dissed myself. So I don't need others telling me that AS5 is an over-rated product. It does perform well, but it does not deserve the praise that it too often receives. Seriously, calm down people, its just thermal paste.
post #27 of 50
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Originally Posted by MuzicFreq View Post
Shin Etsu, havent been having great luck with AS5
The Shin equals Win.

AS5 dropped off my radar because of 2 things. 1) I got a massive tube of decent Thermalright paste with my last Thermalright cooler. 2) I use IC Diamond when it counts, and I found myself not needing to reapply every few months like I did with AS5.
Edited by Dorkseid - 3/28/11 at 11:41am
post #28 of 50
I would get the MX-4 myself, it spreads easily and does not conduct electricity. Picking one over the other by temperature is hard because when the reviewers apply it, the playing field is never even so as long as one does not perform horribly I just ignore temperature completely.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Darkknight512 View Post
I would get the MX-4 myself, it spreads easily and does not conduct electricity. Picking one over the other by temperature is hard because when the reviewers apply it, the playing field is never even so as long as one does not perform horribly I just ignore temperature completely.
If you read a proper review its averaged out over multiple applications to give a real meaningful temp difference.

for ex.

http://skinneelabs.com/tim-review-v2/4/
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