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Old 03-24-2009, 12:01 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Found this article on thermal paste application. I thought it was interesting and wanted to pass it on to others,like myself, who might be approaching the process.

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I think I'm going to go with the "two line" method that was demonstrated on the last page of the article. I'm using the Sunbeam Core Contact Freezer with TX-2 thermal paste.

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Found that guide the other day when i was looking for the best way to apply on my vendetta 2.

I went with the 2 line method myself and its working out good so far

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yep thats the method i use. unless i am just taking cpu in and out several times. then i just dot a little on it. but when everything is dialed in i use the two line method.
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I used to do the 1 line method on my dual core; but lately I've just been doing the 1 dot method in the middle, and letting it spread out. Works fine as far as I can tell.
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