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Old 07-20-2007, 11:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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With the use of MX-1 thermal paste, will it harden and force me to ripoff the HSF anytime i need to remove and then involve all the scraping off of the cpu?
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With the use of MX-1 thermal paste, will it harden and force me to ripoff the HSF anytime i need to remove and then involve all the scraping off of the cpu?
think they say in the AS5 instructions that the liquid will never harden and can be removed by using alcohol
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No, MX-1 doesn't harden. Liquid Metal does.
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It "hardens" just not rock hard.
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It "hardens" just not rock hard.
It technically cures into a "harder" paste.
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It wont ever be a problem though hopefully.

Ok heres a question. MX-1 or AS5?
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MX-1, if you can find it.
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Ill probably order it from petrastechshop.com

anybody have experience from the site?
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mx-1..... hands down
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I have posted a link for MX-1 all over the place, look for it. $7, but you can use US Postal Service to ship for a couple of bucks.

oh, well. Here's the link:
ARCTIC COOLING MX-1 Thermal Compound by: Arctic-Cooling - e Powerhouse
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