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I used an amount of three rice grains all dumped in the middle and the temps are 55C load at stock speeds.
Doesn't seem as good as everyone else is saying.
I checked the club for it but the pic was removed?
    
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Since it has DTH (Direct Touch Heatpipes) I make lines along the trenches near the heatpipes. Very VERY thin lines to fill the gaps. Then a little dab in the center.
 
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That sounds like a lot. I usually use about the size of one grain of rice. Link above looks like a good idea.
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What temps can I *expect* at stock?
Assuming I've applied it correctly.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Shomiyamu! View Post
What temps can I *expect* at stock?
Assuming I've applied it correctly.
Not sure. Which processor?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Shomiyamu! View Post
What temps can I *expect* at stock?
Assuming I've applied it correctly.
I used super thin lines for each heat pipe, and a very little amount of TIM for the silver edges, when gaming i barely break 45.

EDIT: Scratch 45, under Prime 95 I'm barely hitting 40 using core temp. AT STOCK
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Not sure. Which processor?
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I always put a small amount in the center and spread it with a business card till its covered good with a thin coat.
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What is your ambient temperature? If its hot in the room, you can't expect amazing temps
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