Putting thermal paste on a cpu?

Answer You have to put thermal paste between the CPU and the heatsink / fan combination on most modern CPUs - they simply produce too much heat to transfer with strictly metal-on-metal conduction; you nee... Read More »

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Thermal paste question?

The TIM that Corsair applies to their coolers are actually very good so there's no need to reapply. Corsair also recommends that you install it so that it intakes air from outside the case and exh... Read More »

How to Apply Thermal Paste?

Anytime you use heatsink on a CPU (central processing unit) or a video card, you always have to apply thermal paste. Even though applying thermal paste is a very easy process, it is extremely impor... Read More »

Can I make my own cpu thermal paste?

try using a penny... but it may not be safe

How to Apply Thermal Paste to Core 2 Duo?

There was a time when computer processors required no heat sinks or fans, and even when these components became essential, only enthusiasts who overclocked used thermal paste. Now, with processors ... Read More »