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post #4 of (permalink) Old 05-21-2019, 03:40 PM
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Quote: Originally Posted by ShrimpBrime View Post
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.
Complete truth. People need to stop treating paste like gold or a precious stone. It's freaking paste. Buy a new one.
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