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post #3 of (permalink) Old 05-21-2019, 03:13 PM
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If you worry about it, buy new paste. it's cheap.

I wouldn't worry about consistency of TIM unless it cannot transfer heat well any more.... if in question, replace.

Would I use a 10 year old tube of paste I found that was open at one point or another?? Heck no. I'd get new paste for sure.

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