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The difference is at most 5°C, hardly garbage. In fact the last review I saw showed AS5 outperforming MX4 when AS5 is applied properly and allowed to cure.

The problem is that AS5 is an extremely thick paste, so it is very hard to get applied in a thin enough layer.
AS5 does the job. It is better than the stock TIM. He is using stock cooler so who cares what Tim he uses. I don't think the thread is a debate what Tim is better too.
 

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AS5 does the job. It is better than the stock TIM. He is using stock cooler so who cares what Tim he uses. I don't think the thread is a debate what Tim is better too.
No, it really isn't better than the stock paste Intel uses. Intel uses Shin-Etsu, I believe X23-7762 or X23-7783D I can't remember which, but both basically perform the same as AS5 but spread easier.
 
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No, it really isn't better than the stock paste Intel uses. Intel uses Shin-Etsu, I believe X23-7762 or X23-7783D I can't remember which, but both basically perform the same as AS5 but spread easier.
Who cares. Unless your going to buy him more TIM. The thread is not a Tim brand debate. Stay on topic. He applied the Tim with cardboard. Surely he will see better results re-applying the TIM.
 
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Why is talking about thermal paste like discussing religion.
 

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Any thermal paste can help to keep lower temperature if properly applied compared to non-properly applied high quality paste. My temps are staying low and i got a big tube of thermal paste size of tooth paste tube for 5$ shipping included from china and my temps are staying low. It all depend of perspectives and the way you apply it.
 
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Why is talking about thermal paste like discussing religion.
Agreed. Looks like the OP was looking for better temps with AS5 and applied:

  • The cooler wrong
  • and/or Tim wrong

Now the thread takes a turn Jester.
 

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Who cares. Unless your going to buy him more TIM. The thread is not a Tim brand debate. Stay on topic. He applied the Tim with cardboard. Surely he will see better results re-applying the TIM.
It is a thread about TIM, information was posted, I discussed it. It is way more on topic than your VSYNC and Input lag posts, so take a look in mirror before going on a rant about other people being on topic. Or are you just pissed that I'm once again correcting your wrong information so the fact that you're being a huge hypocrite doesn't really matter at this point?
 
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It is a thread about TIM, information was posted, I discussed it. It is way more on topic than your VSYNC and Input lag posts, so take a look in mirror before going on a rant about other people being on topic. Or are you just pissed that I'm once again correcting your wrong information so the fact that you're being a huge hypocrite doesn't really matter at this point?

Here I will refresh the OP's question to refresh you!

Hello everyone!

Is it normal to have CPU Temp at 98 Celsius Degrees after placing Arctic Silver 5 thermal paste to the Processor Die? Opinions? Do you think the thermal paste is not in play yet? I am new to this by the way... :toast:
 

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Oh awesome, he asks for opinions! Discussing the thermal paste he used certainly does sound like opinions on his situation to me. However, discussing VSYNC and Input lag...not so much.

I don't need refreshing, my posts were on topic, you obviously do because your posts had nothing to do with the topic. Now stop trolling and get back on topic.
 
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Oh awesome, he asks for opinions! Discussing the thermal paste he used certainly does sound like opinions on his situation to me. However, discussing VSYNC and Input lag...not so much.

I don't need refreshing, my posts were on topic, you obviously do because your posts had nothing to do with the topic. Now stop trolling and get back on topic.
I have been on topic. :slap:
 

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I have been on topic. :slap:
Really? VSYNC and Input Lag posts in a thermalpaste thread are on topic? No, they aren't. So, again, stop trolling and get back on topic.
 
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OP, it would be slightly helpful to get a picture of the heatsink mounted on the board.

Also, as others have said, just use the heatsink to squish down the thermal paste. Best thing would be to clean it up and reapply. Also, make sure you're mounting it correctly.
 
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OP, it would be slightly helpful to get a picture of the heatsink mounted on the board.

Also, as others have said, just use the heatsink to squish down the thermal paste. Best thing would be to clean it up and reapply. Also, make sure you're mounting it correctly.
Xvi, we haven't heard from op in days. Perhaps its a dead issue?
 

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@ drdeathX and newtekie1

Both of you move on! Now that you have definitely destroyed the thread and taken it way off topic with your personal banter, if future posts are not answering the OP and just each other, I will start with infractions for both of you and move from there.
 
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90c+ at idles is most likely due to heatsink issues, not installed properly or just not in working order. You can have a cpu with no heatsink on it and get those same results. (90c+)