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Old 12-05-2008, 05:12 PM   #1
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did i got right thermal gel? this is the arctic silver that eveybody is talking ?

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nice nice ....i hope i am going to receive tomorrow so i can finaly start working on my system

whats proper way apply arctic silver on cpu? should I do that before installing cpu? How you guys do that ?....... and I heard that for multiple intel cores cpus is better if you apply just thin line?
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http://www.arcticsilver.com/arctic_s...structions.htm
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whats proper way apply arctic silver on cpu? should I do that before installing cpu? How you guys do that ?....... and I heard that for multiple intel cores cpus is better if you apply just thin line?
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They all pretty much perform the same. Arctic Silver is the most popular. The cooler should come with a tube of thermal paste or it may even have the paste pre-applied.

Here's a cheesy video that shows how to install the CPU and heatsink:

Here's instructions on the correct way to apply thermal paste: Instructions for Arctic Silver 5
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Old 12-06-2008, 02:49 PM   #6
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so just thin line and that it? then install heatsink/fan .... did you applyd same way? i just afraid what if its not going to enough thermal past and processor gone, i kinda dont wana spending $$ on new processor
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Yup, just a thin line as shown in the instructions and you'll be good to go.

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Yup, just a thin line as shown in the instructions and you'll be good to go.

tru tru ..... am waiting arctic silver proly monday i am going to receive-it ...hopefuly everythin will work out
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Old 12-07-2008, 04:51 PM   #9
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how you guys check cpu temperature? is ther a software or somethin?
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