Hold on! We can't blame newbies for wanting the same drive that we wanted. (and trying to win it)
Maybe Seagate will decide to grace us with more Seagate branded bling!
Let there be a more positive attitude going forward, and again, congrats to our winner!
My experiences say the same. Liquid metal is conductive and will burn-up components that it shouldn't touch. It's also runny, and when your board is sitting upright, it may move around unless it's put on perfectly.
Its heat transfer is wonderful.
Thermal Grizzly paste (with its spreader) is a...
I need the Seagate FireCuda 120 SSD 1TB because reliability and speed mean so much to me these days. My PCs keep getting faster and Hard drives that can keep up are few and far between.
Firecuda to the rescue?
3700X fits the encoding requirements better, whilst still gaming nicely. I have a 3800X and an i9-9900K here and both of them are pretty awesome.
Both will do for your narrow needs, and both will be as smooth as butter doing it.