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[EOL] Arctic MX-5 is here!!Tests incoming! Completed. Now its MX-6 testing time!

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They seem to also have a 14 W/m.k version
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TIM so good they can't decide which value to use
 
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Conclusion: adding a violet dye to your thermal paste lowers its thermal conductivity.
 
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Conclusion: adding a violet dye to your thermal paste lowers its thermal conductivity.

But violet is the highest-energy color of the visible spectrum!
 
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But violet is the highest-energy color of the visible spectrum!
True. That's why I have an Intel (blue) CPU and an AMD (red) GPU. Together, they make violet. :cool:
 

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HAHA Fuck no not at those extortionate prices

I think a lot of you, including @lexluthermiester are forgetting that these are all third party sellers, and you should never trust third party sellers. Wait for the stuff to be in stock properly, when it says "Shipped and Sold by Newegg" or "Shipped and Sold by Amazon" then it is a legit product. Prices are normal then as well.

Giving too much power to third party sellers is what destroyed the tech industry in last couple of years imo. Be patient. Also, I would never trust the quality control from third party sellers, because at end of day, you never know with them.
 
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I think a lot of you, including @lexluthermiester are forgetting that these are all third party sellers, and you should never trust third party sellers. Wait for the stuff to be in stock properly, when it says "Shipped and Sold by Newegg" or "Shipped and Sold by Amazon" then it is a legit product. Prices are normal then as well.

Giving too much power to third party sellers is what destroyed the tech industry in last couple of years imo. Be patient. Also, I would never trust the quality control from third party sellers, because at end of day, you never know with them.
That's why I said I was waiting til Amazon had it.
 
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I think a lot of you, including @lexluthermiester are forgetting that these are all third party sellers, and you should never trust third party sellers. Wait for the stuff to be in stock properly, when it says "Shipped and Sold by Newegg" or "Shipped and Sold by Amazon" then it is a legit product. Prices are normal then as well.

Giving too much power to third party sellers is what destroyed the tech industry in last couple of years imo. Be patient. Also, I would never trust the quality control from third party sellers, because at end of day, you never know with them.
Newegg is just as bad when it wants 55 bucks for shipping for stuff they sell inhouse like Master Gel Maker at $33NZD (inc GST) + $55NZD shipping I think not
 
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Newegg is just as bad when it wants 55 bucks for shipping for stuff they sell inhouse like Master Gel Maker at $33NZD (inc GST) + $55NZD shipping I think not
You need to remember, you're in New Zealand, one of the effective DMZs of computer parts and equipment in the world. Costs for you folks will always be ridiculous. No offense intended..

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Update! CoolerMaster's Cryofuze Violet has a placeholder on Amazon!
I've added it to my wish list and will order it as soon as it's available.
 
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You need to remember, you're in New Zealand, one of the effective DMZs of computer parts and equipment in the world. Costs for you folks will always be ridiculous. No offense intended..

EDIT:
Update! CoolerMaster's Cryofuze Violet has a placeholder on Amazon!
I've added it to my wish list and will order it as soon as it's available.
Yeah none taken that's why I refer to NZ as Gougelandastan but still $55 bucks for shipping is a bit on the high side I can get shit from Aliexpress for a tenth of that and that's from China so pretty much the same distance
 
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I found a Chinese(I do not understand) test that initially looks well made, but looks like he did not respected drying/curing time.
The Honeywell PTM7950SP is PCM and needs some time to dry, plus minimal temperature to melt and do its magic.
The PTM7950 non SP, the PAD version does not need dry time.


CF14 = Cooler Master CryoFuse 14 W/mk, you can see the CF14 at 15:13 (click the image for the video)


Well, for the price the CF14 doesn't look good, even worse if it doesn't have a long lifespan for GPU/notebook.
If we consider the baking test I posted earlier, the NT-H2 looks very interesting with good performance and able to withstand high temperatures.
Does anyone here have experience with the NT-H2 with GPU/notebook?

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Something curious...
In this video at 7:20 the guy says that the Thermalright TFX and Zezzio ZT-GX feels and smells the same.
The Zezzio ZT-GX smells like clove! :wtf:
Well, clove oil/eugenol has many uses from spice to medical and many chemical stuff.
Now we know why TFX is expensive... ;)


BTW, I heated(hot air from the fire) the cooler on the kitchen stove(obviously without the fans) to a warm/hot level, but not untouchable hot and this
makes totally easy to apply the Zezzio ZT-GX with a plastic card making a thin layer + a small blob in the middle.
 

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Yeah none taken that's why I refer to NZ as Gougelandastan but still $55 bucks for shipping is a bit on the high side I can get shit from Aliexpress for a tenth of that and that's from China so pretty much the same distance

I really dislike Amazon but it's not there fault, faults closser to home.
 
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Yes because they have to be 100% wrong, right? HA.
No, because Reddit as a rule is a pathetic shitshow rarely to be taken seriously.
So because they are banned \ deleted there information is invalid ?. Just because.
Maybe yes, maybe no, but why should we bother? It's Reddit. For the same reason Twitter is garbage, Reddit is also. It's a loser platform no one should take seriously.

However, we're all getting way off topic. Let's rope ourselves in and get back to the MX-5 thermal compound discussion...

Yeah none taken that's why I refer to NZ as Gougelandastan but still $55 bucks for shipping is a bit on the high side I can get shit from Aliexpress for a tenth of that and that's from China so pretty much the same distance
I really do feel for you all down there. Hopefully you'll get a more direct and less costly purchase opportunity, if you want to try out this new purple TIM.
 
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Arctic MX 6 is coming

 
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Arctic MX 6 is coming

HA! While this seems to be just a rumor, it does make sense.
 
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wow nice finds folks... I honestly was not expecting a MX-6 to come out.

Interesting.
I'm excited! IMHO, MX-5 is excellent and if they can improve on that performance, I'd be happy! I hope they keep it blue though. I know that's silly and has nothing to do with performance, but I liked it.
 
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