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Old 12-13-2008, 05:18 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Artic silver is always a good way to go too
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Old 12-13-2008, 05:31 PM   #12 (permalink)
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^^ Not anymore. TX-2 cools better, costs $14 less, and doesn't have a burn in period.
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is TX-2 better than this:

Newegg.com - Arctic Silver 5 Thermal Compound - Thermal Compound / Grease
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Yes.

TX-2 > MX-2 > MX-1 > AS
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Yes.

TX-2 > MX-2 > MX-1 > AS
i guess i am outta luck, i have AS 5 on my i7

how come its soo much cheaper, yet better?
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