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Old 05-18-2015, 04:46 PM   #1
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Thermal Paste Comparison 2015 Which is The Best Thermal Paste?

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The debate on which the best thermal paste to use when cooling your CPU has raged on for many years; everyone has their own personal preference and allegiance, but obviously 2015 is a new year and there have been quite a few advances in the technology over the last couple of years. Some manufacturers are claiming they are the best choice and others let their reputation do the talking, but when it is all said and done, which is the best thermal paste so far in 2015 for cooling performance?
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Old 05-18-2015, 05:04 PM   #2
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INTRODUCTION

The debate on which the best thermal paste to use when cooling your CPU has raged on for many years; everyone has their own personal preference and allegiance, but obviously 2015 is a new year and there have been quite a few advances in the technology over the last couple of years. Some manufacturers are claiming they are the best choice and others let their reputation do the talking, but when it is all said and done, which is the best thermal paste so far in 2015 for cooling performance?
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You can check various websites and they'll all come up with slightly different conclusions after thoroughly testing and benchmarking. The best temp wise is metal phase change material developed for use with water blocks, the problem with the stuff is it's difficult to use, unusual to apply and costly, the gain is around 10c over other normal compounds and the difference between good and bad compounds is about 5c with Arctic silver sitting somewhere in the middle.
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You can check various websites and they'll all come up with slightly different conclusions after thoroughly testing and benchmarking. The best temp wise is metal phase change material developed for use with water blocks, the problem with the stuff is it's difficult to use, unusual to apply and costly, the gain is around 10c over other normal compounds and the difference between good and bad compounds is about 5c with Arctic silver sitting somewhere in the middle.
Yeah stay away from that messy stuff unless you're going for a world record. Noctua is the best paste I've used so far, been using different compounds for about 12 years now.
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Old 05-20-2015, 02:55 PM   #5
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Noctua pretty good but it's hard to get where I live if your not using a Noctua cooler, I like IC Diamond, bit abrasive when removing but you get great temps with it, still got some Arctic Silver 5, but the tubes pretty old.
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Old 05-21-2015, 03:46 AM   #6
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I pretty much use Gelid Extreme, or, IC Diamond. Both work well for me. Of course, IC Diamond will stain your cpu lid.
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I never see he paste I use on these comparison lists.

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Old 06-29-2015, 01:19 AM   #8
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i have never used any thermal paste other than AS5 haha but i am currently going to switch over to noctua now though. seen to many good reviews on it so i will give it a shot
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I just used some Arctic MX5 on this rig with a new Arctic Freezer i30. I have to say Arctic where extremely stingy on the supply of it with only just enough to spread on the contact pipes and no more. And the packet it comes in is one of those squeezable sachets rather than a tube, so it can go everywhere if your not prepared for it. Apart from that though it seems to be decent enough.
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