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Posted · Original PosterOP

? Right now I'm using MX-4, but from the videos I've seen, Thermal Grizzly Kryonaut is the best one. Which one do you advise I get? 


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Negligible difference. Just stick with the cheap stuff.


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I use Kryonaut for GPU's and NT-H2 for CPU's


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mayonnaise. make sure to change it out often tough.

otherwise MX-4 should be fine ;)


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I've always used Arctic Silver for CPUs. 


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10 minutes ago, Yogi_DaBear221 said:

I've always used Arctic Silver for CPUs. 

 

This, unless whatever cooler I'm using comes with its own. Arctic Silver seems to have a really long service life, even on hotter-running processors I get years of use and don't have to re-apply it.

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I've literally used mx4 and thermal grizzly on the same 9900k in the past month and temps were as kelvinhall said, negligible.  The edge went to thermal grizzly by like 2 degrees.  But you get less paste and pay more for the thermal grizzly


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Personally, I've been using Arctic MX-2 for years and I think it's good enough for the price. At this point I think that more expensive thermal paste doesn't improve temps by that much, especially considering the price difference.


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Posted · Original PosterOP

? Well, I guess I'll stick with MX-4 then since there is very little difference from the others. I'm just wondering when there will be an MX-5. The other question is how it compares to NT-H2. Is there a negligible difference there as well? Its claimed that NT-H2 is better than MX-4. How true is this? ? 


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I did a remount recently and used some ecotherm paste. It literally is no different in terms of thermals as anything else.

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