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Windows 7: As 5 or ic diamond

09 Feb 2015   #1

windows 7 home permium 64 bits
As 5 or ic diamond

Hi all I have used AS 5 thermal paste for a long time , and I I was going to use ic diamond because its non conductive, Has any one used ic good bad any input? thanks

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09 Feb 2015   #2

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

I'll tell you. Thermal paste all the top well known brands. Just pick the one you can afford. The difference between them is negligible.
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09 Feb 2015   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1

I have used many through the years. Right now I'm using AS -5.

I have not seen much difference using different quality thermal paste.

You will see a difference if you apply to much paste.

Arctic Silver, Inc. - Intel® Application Methods
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09 Feb 2015   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit

I've seen allegations that the diamond stuff can deface the CPU and therefore may affect the likelihood of a successful RMA if you have a defective CPU.

I have no idea how true that is.

I've always used Arctic Silver 5. I wouldn't agonize over the thermal paste at all unless I was straining for the fastest possible overclock.
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15 Feb 2015   #5

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1

I only tend to use 2 and performance varies

Arctic Silver by far one of the best and Antec 6 or 7 Nano Diamond compound
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