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So i fix a lot of Xbox's, i have 3 different pastes in my toolbox: MX-4, AS5 and Zalman-STG2. All of them reasonably good. Just need figure out which would be the best to use, i don't really wan't to use my MX-4 as thats what i use for my personal stuff. So which would be better to use AS5 or Zalman-STG2?
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Originally Posted by Roweyi7 View Post
So i fix a lot of Xbox's, i have 3 different pastes in my toolbox: MX-4, AS5 and Zalman-STG2. All of them reasonably good. Just need figure out which would be the best to use, i don't really wan't to use my MX-4 as thats what i use for my personal stuff. So which would be better to use AS5 or Zalman-STG2?
MX-4 Or Shin Etsu. If not, just use the AS5! Good Luck!
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i just use typical silicon
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Doesn't matter. Use any reputable paste properly and you won't really notice a big difference.
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I use AS5 on 360s and it always works pretty good
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Since these aren't yours, AS5 will do just fine
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I only use "Shin Etsu X23" nothing else. My fave paste really
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As5
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Originally Posted by BlackHoleSon View Post
Doesn't matter. Use any reputable paste properly and you won't really notice a big difference.
That ^


Proper application matters a hell of a lot more than the brand.
    
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Use MX-4
 
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