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How much heat does artic silver thermal paste help reduce?

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Gamerz

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Feb 18, 2001
Approximately how much would it help reduce the heat if compare to normal thermal paste?
 

Phil

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On a really well lapped heatsink and chips you would probabally only get about 1c at most, on a straight out of the box combo you could get between 5-10oC depending on the processor heatsink and how ell you put it on, I know some one that got 9oC over standard thermal paste on a cel [email protected] with an FOP 32-1 and when I used it it allowed me to run at 1008mhz with my celeron 600
 

rusty

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May 24, 2001
i got 3C degree of on my TB [email protected] (12*103) and Alpha pal 6035+Delta 7k and i can tell u that it really worth the money but u can buy it with a friend and cut the price by half would be nice too because the 6.5 gram is good for 25 application on CPU socket style and that it s alot of application i can say:))
 

Colin

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Dec 19, 2000
If you want to use all of Artic Silver’s potential, clean all the old goop off your HS and then lap it. You should read the info at Artic Silver’s Site. Think of it this way, where the thermal compound is really important is filling in the microscopic surface imperfections in the surface of the HS. You can’t get the old goop out with just solvent and a rag. If done properly, you will drop 5 to 7 degrees.
 
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Gamerz

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Compare the Artic Silver with this silicone thermal compound, how far behind in performance does this silicone compare to Artic Silver?