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Some thermal paste repastes!

Postby wshirk » Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:45 am

So i recently traded an ipad pro for a dell precision t3500, and have since upgraded the processor to an xeon x5650 at 2.66 gigahertz 6 core 12 thread hyper threading, and i used noctua-NT-h1 thermal compound. I also have a wack at changing the thermal paste on my Nvidia Quadro 2000 Workstation graphics card, which came with the computer, and it idles at about 50, and 70 gaming, so same as old paste, just fresh new paste, so at least if it gets really hot, it is fresh new paste. Still had some leftover, so decided to re paste my PS4 also, and i have the 1215A, so it automatically does not sound as bad as the first and second revision can get. The console did get loud, but could not be heard over the TV, just decided to replace the crappy paste that Sony used. The weird thing is the bottom of the console gets hotter than it did, but the air coming out feels hotter, than it did before. Everything is working, and all re paste's were successful! So anyways wanted to let everyone know what i have been up to lately, and have a great rest of your day/night whichever it is for you!
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Re: Some thermal paste repastes!

Postby erik1977 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:59 am

Nice. But if you do run into problems with heat in the future, this guy does some great cooling mods:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDz0vS6v6KU
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Re: Some thermal paste repastes!

Postby ZX81v2 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:00 am

ARCTIC SILVER 5 -HIGH DENSITY THERMAL COMPOUND
^^ Best on the market (In my opinion)
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Re: Some thermal paste repastes!

Postby CBThatGuy » Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:01 pm

ZX81v2 wrote:ARCTIC SILVER 5 -HIGH DENSITY THERMAL COMPOUND
^^ Best on the market (In my opinion)

I will get nothing else. I've used it on my last 3 computer builds.
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Re: Some thermal paste repastes!

Postby AdmiralShlong » Wed Apr 25, 2018 4:58 pm

ZX81v2 wrote:ARCTIC SILVER 5 -HIGH DENSITY THERMAL COMPOUND
^^ Best on the market (In my opinion)


Why do people still use AS-5? Not only is Arctic MX-4 way better, but there has been much better shit out than MX-4 for years!
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Re: Some thermal paste repastes!

Postby ZX81v2 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:59 pm

Limited to stock of computer shops.. I don't buy stuff online and local shops always use A5.
Basically, been using it for years and I stick to whats proven good in the past compared to "Some" brands...

I'll check the MX-4 out -
Thanks AdmiralShlong.
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Re: Some thermal paste repastes!

Postby dreamcast459 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:13 pm

Use arctic mx-4 or -2 unlike other thermal paste it has no curing time it also keeps my 6 core xeon w3690 under 40-50c full load in gaming with my RX470
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Re: Some thermal paste repastes!

Postby AdmiralShlong » Fri Apr 27, 2018 4:09 pm

ZX81v2 wrote:Limited to stock of computer shops.. I don't buy stuff online and local shops always use A5.
Basically, been using it for years and I stick to whats proven good in the past compared to "Some" brands...

I'll check the MX-4 out -
Thanks AdmiralShlong.


No problem buddy. That makes sense, we don't have computer shops, Radio Shacks, or Circuit Cities on this side of the pond anymore. There is no such thing as shopping for electronics locally here! Probably the only reason I stay somewhat updated.

AS-5 has done damn well for many years, and is still good enough for many builds. It's just not the bad boy on the block anymore.
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My Pride and Joy
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320GB ST3320620A 7200RPM 16MB Cache
Gellid GC-Extreme Thermal Compound
X-DU Alpha ModChip & Toggle Switch
StarTech 80 Conductor U-ATA Cable
80mm Xilence Hydro Bearing Fan
Taiyo Yuden Clock Capacitor
XBMC Build 3.5.3 Dash
XBOX 1.1 MainBoard
K= 1.00.4817.01
TSOP= X2 4983
iND-BiOS 5004
128MB RAM


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1.6GHz Dual Core CPU
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2.8GHz Dual Core CPU
Xbox: (My Pride and Joy)
360: 2013 360E
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