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GELID Solutions GC-2 Thermal Compound

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The new GC-2 thermal compound by GELID Solutions is unique from its competition. It comes in a large 7 gram container and is priced the same as competitors' 3.5 gram products. Its thermal conductivity is excellent and an included applicator tops this product off.

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How long do you think this stuff lasts? I was playing crysis yesterday and the temps on my crossfired 4890s went way up. I wonder if its worth it to get this or the extreme kind and repaste my CPU and both video cards?
 

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How long do you think this stuff lasts? I was playing crysis yesterday and the temps on my crossfired 4890s went way up. I wonder if its worth it to get this or the extreme kind and repaste my CPU and both video cards?
It does last a while. For eg, you wont be needing to REpaste your stuff for aaaages.

If you are only going to paste your two graphics card, maybe your CPU, I would get the extreme. If you want to paste it all, then have a lot left over for future, get this stuff. At the end of the day there isnt a massive difference between the two temperature wise, BUT you are getting double the amount of GC-2 for almost half the price of the GC-Extreme.
 
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