Do retail processors come with thermal grease?

Answer Most modern computer CPUs purchased in the retail box come complete with a thermal grease that aids the dispersal of heat to the heat sink and fan. "White box" or "OEM" processors usually do not c... Read More »

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How do I apply thermal grease to an i7 CPU?

Locate Heatsink BaseLocate the elevated base of the heatsink that you are about to place over your i7 CPU. Some types of heatsinks will already come with three strips of thermal grease, so do not a... Read More »

Is thermal grease conductive?

Thermal grease conducts heat strongly and electricity weakly. Technicians use it to make a good thermal contact between an electronic component and a heat sink. Since thermal grease has some capaci... Read More »

How to Spread Thermal Grease?

Thermal grease aids in transferring heat from your computer's processor to the heat sink. The heat sink is part of your computer's cooling fan system. Your heat sink converts heat from your process... Read More »

How to Apply Thermal Grease to an i7 CPU?

After several years of the Core 2 Duo processor representing the flagship model of Intel's products, Intel introduced a new processor core in 2008 called the Core i7. If you are building a computer... Read More »