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Thermal Paste Q

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by hoax32, Oct 19, 2010.

  1. hoax32

    hoax32

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    Hi TPU!!!
    I finally got my MASSCOOL Ball Bearing Cooler in my mail.
    But before Im gonna install it, i would like to know:
    Is the pre applied thermal paste is good?

    -or should i clean if off and put on some some AS-Ceramique?
    Whats better?

    The pre applied thermal paste has a dark-grey metallic color.

    THX!!! :)
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    streetfighter 2 New Member

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    Unless a heatsink comes with a quality tube of thermal paste (not pre-applied) it's usually advisable to apply your own.

    If you don't plan on overclocking and you don't live in the middle of the Sahara then the stock stuff will do just fine.
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    p_o_s_pc F@H&WCG addict

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    i say give it a try and if your not happy with the temps use something else.
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    Crunching for Team TPU
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    Stick with the pre applied thermal paste. :toast:
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  5. hoax32

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    By the way:

    Its a pentium4 .53GHz - getting up to 55C warm @ 100%. :pimp:
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    Hands Down use the AS-Ceramique!!!!
    The pre-applied stuff is garbage and the amount used is insanely knuckle headed!

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