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post #1 of 24
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Well,

I've never replaced my thermal paste on my H50, I was getting around 75c on load with IBT when I first got it, over the past 6 months this temperature has been increasing regularly until this week I was getting 85c.

Just now I replaced my Stock thermal paste with come IC Diamond. MY TEMPS ARE AT 68C - 70C ON LOAD, and that's WITHOUT the curing time going past...

I LOVE this thermal paste.

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post #2 of 24
Makes me wonder why so many companies cheap out on TIM.
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The TIM on the H50 is good, I blame dust in the radiator
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Yes, I have been using tons of diff thermal paste's and ICDiamond is the best I have come across so far. The only down side I see to it is a degridation(f***ed that work up i know) of the CPU top surface, and CPU heat sink if constantly messed with(clean off/reapply and seating of heatsink). But if you dont remove your heatsink alot for testing and stuff, then it seems to be perfect! I want to try it aginst Shin Etsu somtime
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post #5 of 24
I believe TIM on the corsair was shin etsu.

http://www.overclock.net/other-cooli...ml#post9812443

your reseat probably fixed it
    
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I thought the H50 used Shin Etsu?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by KhaoticKomputing View Post
I want to try it aginst Shin Etsu somtime
Thats the name I was trying to remember.
The H50 already has Shin Etsu preaplied, aka Stock
post #8 of 24
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Lampen View Post
Makes me wonder why so many companies cheap out on TIM.
I can't understand why dell and people get away with it

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Originally Posted by pangeltveit View Post
The TIM on the H50 is good, I blame dust in the radiator
Dude, you don't think I clean and maintain my computer? Yes the TIM on the H50 is great, it's been there over a year though.

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Originally Posted by KhaoticKomputing View Post
Yes, I have been using tons of diff thermal paste's and ICDiamond is the best I have come across so far. The only down side I see to it is a degridation(f***ed that work up i know) of the CPU top surface, and CPU heat sink if constantly messed with(clean off/reapply and seating of heatsink). But if you dont remove your heatsink alot for testing and stuff, then it seems to be perfect! I want to try it aginst Shin Etsu somtime
Shin Etsu is the stock TIM on the H50 , it's great don't get me wrong, but I was shocked with the results of the IC Diamond
post #9 of 24
Yeah. I'm pretty sure the TIM on the H50 is Shin Etsu.
Edit: But I guess nice temp drop. o.O
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post #10 of 24
H50 uses shin etsu x23, ur h50 might have been seated wrong...
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