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Thermal paste/pad inquiry

Thermal paste/pad inquiry

Thermal paste/pad inquiry

Are pads better than the paste?
If so, what thickness is best?

Either shape/form, any brand in particular I should favor?


RE: Thermal paste/pad inquiry

For CPU or GPU where the temperature is the hottest, I always go for paste, Arctic Silver 5. I have also used Céramique 2 with great results, also from Arctic Silver. As for how thick, their website has great instructions. The instructions on their website work for other pastes as well, Coolermaster and thermaltake make ok paste, but Arctic Silver has been the most consistent product I have used.

RE: Thermal paste/pad inquiry

This is great info, I'm so glad I asked.
Thank you rclarke250 :)

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