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Thermal Compound

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by Fireburst, 7 Mar 2006.

  1. Fireburst


    Joined: 2 Feb 2006

    Posts: 64

    Is the thermal compound that comes with a big typhoon ok to use or should I use the Arctic Silver 5 that I have?
  2. Ladforce


    Joined: 17 Feb 2006

    Posts: 898

    Location: Fleet

    I would remove the thermal compaund and apply as5. I doubt you will see much difference though if you cant be bothered.


    Joined: 12 Sep 2005

    Posts: 1,165

    Location: Up A Tree

    Probably not a lot of difference in it to be honest.
  4. R B Customs


    Joined: 22 Sep 2005

    Posts: 3,266

    Location: Manchester

    if you have it... use it !

    going from intel heatpads to silve compound has made a mind blowing change to mine :)
  5. Squidge

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 2,185

    I agree, changing from Intel's heatpad to AS5 gave me 10c difference in load temps :o

    No idea about the stuff that comes with the Typhoon however, but if you have AS5 available, you may as well use it!