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Old 02-17-2004, 01:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ok, which is better(as you all know they all say that they are the best in the product description)

here are what i am looking at(and if you think there is some thing better that i have not listed, please feel free to tell me)

Nanotherm PCM+
Arctic Silver 5
OCZ Ultra II

Desktop specs:
AMD Athlon XP 2500+@ 200x11 - EPoX 8rda3I - Thermaltake 420watt silent PSU - 2x512MB PNY PC3200(DualChannel) - TT HSF - PNY 5900SE, 128MB DDR, 256-bit - - Toshiba SD-R5002: DVD-RW - NEC DVD-RW - 2 Antec 80mm fans - 1 Delta 92mm fan - 1 Antec 120mm fan- 1 TT 120mm fan - Windows XP Pro - WD special edition 80GB 7200 RPM- Seagate 80GB 7200 RPM 8MB cache - Onboard Sound - Onboard Ethernet

Notebook specs:
ACER Travel Mmate 4000LCi - Intel Pentium M 710 - 15\" XGA TFT - 512MB DDR333 - 40 GB HD - DVD-rom/CD-RW Drive - WLAN 802.11b/g - Winxp Home - Intel Extreme Graphics - Average Battery Life: 4-5 hours - 6.4 lbs
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Old 02-17-2004, 03:12 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Arctic Silver 5 is as good as htp gets, I have heard good things about Arctic Silver Ceramique as well, though not tried it.


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I have only used the Arctic Silver 5 and love the stuff.
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