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I think the ideal would be to include multiple sheets. I know if I put one on and tested it as I currently have my block mounted and found that I had uneven pressure, I would want to test different ways to mount it. At least yould offer a multi-pack, too, in addition to single sheets.
My only concern would be pushing the retail price too high as I think most could be done with a couple of tests although I could test market something like 6 X 9 sheet or 8.5 X 11? Maybe nice to have around when you need it but then you are talking $10's of and not spare change
 

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for most coolers i feel 2-3 sheets would be all thats neccessary in my situations only two would be needed first to test pressure second to test a correction its not rocket science most coolers tend to have 1-4 parts to tighten knowning to loosen 1 tighten another to gain better overall pressure would be enough i feel.
 

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If you're talking one 2"x2" square of contact paper for $3, I don't think $9 for a three-pack would be out of the question. I feel one would be a test to see how it looks, then another if you need to change something, and a third just in case. And if it works fine the second time, you have a spare to mess around with if you want to play around with something in the future.

Now, if I misunderstood you and it's actually three pieces for $3, then that would be awesome. A ten-pack would be only beneficial to the card-core people out there with multiple rigs and to hardware reviewers.
 
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Please send me a sample and I will gladly participate. I have a HD7950 and i5-3570k that I currently run on a water cooling loop. I use IC Diamond right now and would like to try the new formula.
 
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If you're talking one 2"x2" square of contact paper for $3, I don't think $9 for a three-pack would be out of the question.
That would be the right size pack @ the right price. As ski also noted a multi pak for multiple rigs and to hardware reviewers would fit right in to a marketing program.
 

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Just wanted to say thank you to all of the great members joining in on this awesome test and give away!!!!!!!

This will be a ton of fun for sure.
 

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If you have any left I think I can test now since I need to install a different cooler on the I7-920 for crunching. If not its ok I am glad you got to do this for the community.

ON MY HONOR IN EXCHANGE FOR FREE COMPOUND I DO SOLEMNLY SWEAR TO TEST AND POST MY RESULTS"
 

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Just want to say thanks for the sample! I have a new 3770k on the way and I will be using the IC Diamond on that as well as my 2500k processor along with my 7970. I look forward to the results. :toast:
 
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Just wanted to say thank you to all of the great members joining in on this awesome test and give away!!!!!!!

This will be a ton of fun for sure.
Thanks for the notice on the give away :toast:
 

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If you have any left I think I can test now since I need to install a different cooler on the I7-920 for crunching. If not its ok I am glad you got to do this for the community.

ON MY HONOR IN EXCHANGE FOR FREE COMPOUND I DO SOLEMNLY SWEAR TO TEST AND POST MY RESULTS"
Plenty of samples still available.


I found a retailer that will do some test marketing on the C/P paper So I will send them 50 test kits next week. My intent here is to turn it over to them so I won't make any money off of it.

I do have a motivation of raising the bar here on internet testing in general and end user performance improvement , the reviewer in post 98 while he had a 3 C improvement in IC Diamond over AS5 at the end of the exercise his total improvement was 5C with the total lapping exercise which is fairly typical when using this paper combined with lapping. another on the OCUK giveaway one end user had a 7C improvement on his TR sink on the overall.

Maybe TechPowerup could be the first to review the new Product........?



Originally Posted by t_ski View Post
If you're talking one 2"x2" square of contact paper for $3, I don't think $9 for a three-pack would be out of the question.
That would be the right size pack @ the right price. As ski also noted a multi pak for multiple rigs and to hardware reviewers would fit right in to a marketing program.
 

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Plenty of samples still available.


I found a retailer that will do some test marketing on the C/P paper So I will send them 50 test kits next week. My intent here is to turn it over to them so I won't make any money off of it.

I do have a motivation of raising the bar here on internet testing in general and end user performance improvement , the reviewer in post 98 while he had a 3 C improvement in IC Diamond over AS5 at the end of the exercise his total improvement was 5C with the total lapping exercise which is fairly typical when using this paper combined with lapping. another on the OCUK giveaway one end user had a 7C improvement on his TR sink on the overall.

Maybe TechPowerup could be the first to review the new Product........?

See folks, this is why Andrew is so awesome!!!!!! He wants TPU users to be a first in new product review!!!!!! Very awesome IC!!!
 
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Just recieved my sample and contact paper, unfortunately I'm scheduled for work so it looks like I will be doing the contact test and paste change tomorrow and get some results up shortly after.
 

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Just recieved my sample and contact paper, unfortunately I'm scheduled for work so it looks like I will be doing the contact test and paste change tomorrow and get some results up shortly after.
Don't forget to get the "before" readings prior to installing the new thermal past Chevy! :rockout:
 

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got my sample today, gonna have to wait till i get a free day off to test it out but ill be posting my numbers here and doing a small article for a Total War Center publication testing MX4, and of course the IC diamond paste.
 
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just got my sample today I replaced the paste on my system with AC5 last night I will have test results later today
 

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test 1. AC5 /W 12H cure now applying the IC dimond
my 2500k rig is out of commission until I can buy a new psu

http://cl.ly/Ioym
 
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test 1. AC5 /W 12H cure now applying the IC dimond
my 2500k rig is out of commission until I can buy a new psu

http://cl.ly/Ioym
you have to edit your original post for the tests:


Guys, when you post your original message of "ON MY HONOR IN EXCHANGE FOR FREE COMPOUND I DO SOLEMNLY SWEAR TO TEST AND POST MY RESULTS"


Please edit your thread once you have run your current tests with your existing TIM. Don't post a new message as it will make the thread very cluttered.

Thanks again everyone of participating in this awesome give away. :toast:
 

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Got the paste in today. Looks to be about the same as MX-2, but it looked like the paste was much thicker than MX-2, so I'll wait about a week or so and give it some curing time, give it some time to spread out all nice and even...
 

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It would be nice to know who was on the list to be sent the paste to test. I have not received mine as of yet.
 

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I got mine. Thats a big tube it comes in. Very sweet. Should be getting to trying it out in the next few days.
 
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Any more tubes left? I have a system that hasn't had the cpu thermal paste changed since the first time I installed it (e7400+p5ql-se) so I wouldn't mind seeing how well this paste goes against the stock intel :)
ON MY HONOR IN EXCHANGE FOR FREE COMPOUND I DO SOLEMNLY SWEAR TO TEST AND POST MY RESULTS

If there is any left I wouldn't mind a tube :D

And to apply this put a 5.0-5.5 mm bead and then let the cooler do the spreading?
 

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Any more tubes left? I have a system that hasn't had the cpu thermal paste changed since the first time I installed it (e7400+p5ql-se) so I wouldn't mind seeing how well this paste goes against the stock intel :)
ON MY HONOR IN EXCHANGE FOR FREE COMPOUND I DO SOLEMNLY SWEAR TO TEST AND POST MY RESULTS

If there is any left I wouldn't mind a tube :D

And to apply this put a 5.0-5.5 mm bead and then let the cooler do the spreading?
Plenty of Tubes Left

I allotted 100 tubes for this Give-away and have given out about 30 samples so far
 
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