Does it matter if the paste dries out if the temps stay stable? I don't think so...
I have tested Kryonaut back to back with Noctua NT-H1, and Noctua was 1°C better on a fresh application, but after 3 weeks, it was Kryonaut that took the lead.
Inital temps on a fresh application on the GPU were this:
Noctua NT-H1: 41°C
And after 3 weeks (same results after 3 months btw)
Noctua NT-H1: 45°C
So it's Kryonaut for me. It seems to be more consistent in the long run. And I don't care if dries out or become a stone. As long as the temps are good, I'm fine with it.
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