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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 07-17-2012, 01:19 PM - Thread Starter
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I'm nearly out of Ceramique so I'm ready to buy another big tube.

What's the best for LN2 these days? I'd like something that you can buy in larger quantities.

EDIT: This is what I have now, and it's hard to beat for the price... 25g for $7.50... 20g of MX4 is $33.

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Everyone swears by Gelid Extreme.  It's pricey, but I guess it works great.

 

Personally, I've never used the Gelid one, but I have found that OCZ Freeze works quite well frozen.




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Everyone swears by Gelid Extreme.  It's pricey, but I guess it works great.

Personally, I've never used the Gelid one, but I have found that OCZ Freeze works quite well frozen.

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I wuld choose something you re more famaliar with...
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I use ceramique 2 for ln2, cheap and works for me.



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Ceramique for everything with a coldbug, Gelid Extreme or Titan Blue for stuff that doesn't. If it was reallllllly important, i'd pick the Gelid over the Titan.
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I just switched from ceramique to gelid and accidentally bought 6 tubes tongue.gif. Can't say I don't like it though, at least on full pot chips. Doesn't crack like ceramique.

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Lord... that's a lot of money in TIM lol.

I wish Gelid would offer a ~40g tube for $30 or so.

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I think I'll get a 3.5g tube of gelid and the standard 25g tube of ceramique.

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hey Bass,i just bought some of this Gelid extreme compound,was using some Arctic silver 5 at the time on my daily rig .i7 2600k @ 5ghz 1.4v water and temps were 33c on first core now with Gelid on there for 4 hours temps have dropped to 27c on first core after 4 hours.
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