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Following up on our Thermal Compound Roundup - February 2011 and Thermal Compound Roundup - March 2011 reviews, we are adding five more thermal compounds to our roundup for a total of 15 different models from Antec, Arctic Silver, Biostar, Cooler Master, Coolink, Deepcool, Evercool, Gelid, Noctua, Prolimatech, Spire, Thermalright, Xigmatek, and Zalman. In this review we will see if certain products are superior to others.
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Quite an interesting article. Such a big difference between Prolimatech and Thermalright's Chill Factor paste, wouldn't have thought there would be such a vast thermal range.
    
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Nice. I need to buy me some new paste.. I only have some MX-2 or 3 and some Chill factor 2 left.. :/
    
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That's a terrible review and testing methodology.
    
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Yes it is you need atleast 3 remounts of each paste to be accurate.
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No way does AS5 beat GC extreme.
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I had only seen 2 of those thermal compounds before
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Yes it is you need atleast 3 remounts of each paste to be accurate.
Yeah, to minimize any margin of error, but I didn't read that they did that in their test.

They also couldn't control the temperatures very well. Sometimes out of your hands though.
    
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Im really starting to think we cant trust half these reveiw sites anymore,yesterday we had a site testing 3 gpu vs 2gpu now today we have this test. Also where is the IC diamond,no mention of it at all in this test?
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JOKE review....

no way is AS5 that good compared to others.... no to mention the best of the best are missing.

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Im really starting to think we cant trust half these reveiw sites anymore,yesterday we had a site testing 3 gpu vs 2gpu now today we have this test. Also where is the IC diamond,no mention of it at all in this test?
HAHAH want to know why it was 3 vs 2? becuase both costs around 1000$. it was a 1000$ worth of ATI vs 1000$ worth of Nvidia.
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