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AS5 or Corsair A70 thermal paste?

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I have some AS5 laying around, and I keep seeing people ragging on it, should I just use the A70 stock or what?
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Stock TIM is fine. No need to change it.
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Stock TIM is fine. No need to change it.
So the stock is better than AS5?
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yes. it is shinetsu, but i'm going to clean mine off soon and reapply some new shinetsu, i dont really like the gigantic square of paste on the block.
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Stock TIM is fine. No need to change it.
appears so
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In all actuality, you really won't notice a difference.
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post #7 of 7
AS5 but it will take something like 200hrs. to fully set. I guess it depends , if your staying at stock speeds you won't see any advantage to using one or the other.
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