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Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by souljah888, Oct 20, 2007.

  1. souljah888 New Member

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    hey guys i was thinking when should i replace the thermal compound on my cpu my comp has been around for six months ... any help?

    im not that good with computers so give me some ideas:)
     
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    even if in some cases the "don't fix it if ain't broke " does work,it is better if you have a good compound it will give you a little boost i thing there is a post that it was reviewing some compounds try to find it
     
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    With my old Athlon XP, I used to change the compound every 5-6 months. Not that I needed to, but because I had a whole tube of AS3 which I just wanted to use up.

    I'd say check your CPU temp periodically. When, and if, the temps begin to rise, then look to replace the compound.
     
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    which thermal compound did you apply in the first place?
     
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Get some MX-2 ;)
     

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