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OneMoar

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Well it is thermal compund so you know what it is made for.
Don't know much about it but it sounds to me like it is also safe enough to use direct to a die as well without shorting any of the resistors around it as most thermal compounds are safe of these days.

Only issue is it maybe a pain to clean up.

Will be interesting to see how conductive it is in comparison to other pastes.