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Old 05-21-2008, 02:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Just like the title

Best Thermal Paste Application Methods

I noticed that a post I read couple days back someone was using the "line" method as suggested by Arctic Silver,
so just thought I'd post this interesting article I came across. Enjoy

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As always, grain size in the middle, let heatsink spread it out.
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As always, grain size in the middle, let heatsink spread it out.

Best an easy way ^.
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Best an easy way ^.
not if you have a quad.
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not if you have a quad.
Still works.
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I just use the line method, myself. To each his own, though I suppose.
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not if you have a quad.
works for monolithic quads
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I like the idea the thermal paste that comes with the zalman 9700 uses. It's like a bottle, kinda like fingernail polish, you just paint it on the chip lol
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I do that, too. My preference...
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