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Vaseline an acceptable substitute for thermal paste for a modem it get really hot without anything on it but if i use hand cream its ice cold(i use small NB heatsink obviously) but it moves around a lot and Vaseline is really stiff gooey stuff would that be any good?

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Originally Posted by luvsan View Post
Nothing is gonna beat tim, Other stuff tends to dry out and then your temperatures skyrocket. most fixes are only temporary.
i only need it for my modem and changing the Vaseline every few weeks is okay and its a lot better then the modem dropping connection every few hours. i won't use it on my CPU i got zalmen TIM on it.

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Originally Posted by beers View Post
In all honesty TIM isn't that expensive..

Why risk it?
its expensive when you have zero income plus whats the worse that could happen?
 
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