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Posted · Original PosterOP

With luck, I'll be able to put my GTX 480 to use soon, which means I'll want to get new thermal paste. I would prefer to stay under $10, and I'll be using it on other things like my Pentium 4, my grandma's A6, and I'll probably use it on my Pentium III's (direct die contact, i.e. no heatspreader, so I want something that will be friendly with that).

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I used Antec Formula 7 and loved it, but it has "nano diamonds' which can scratch the silicon surface correct? It's non-conductive.


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NT-H1, it's good enough that my top card only ever gets 2c hotter than my bottom card. I had to replace the tim because too much was applied from the factory and it was causing my top card to run way to hot.


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I run AC5 on my 465s and it works just fine


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Posted · Original PosterOP

Gelid Extreme Non Conductive/Coollabs Liquid Ultra (But watch out, it's conductive, a.k.a. don't gob it all over the chip/PCB)

Yeah that would be a death sentence on a Pentium III...

 

I used Antec Formula 7 and loved it, but it has "nano diamonds' which can scratch the silicon surface correct? It's non-conductive.

Probably would scratch.

 

NT-H1, it's good enough that my top card only ever gets 2c hotter than my bottom card. I had to replace the tim because too much was applied from the factory and it was causing my top card to run way to hot.

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NH-T1

Yay, my top choice has two votes! :D

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HT-H1, Prolimatech PK-1, MX-4 are the best


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I would say MX4

Same properties as NH-T1 but its a bit cooler.


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Something non-conductive, and quite a bit of it. You don't want any part of the GPU not covered because it's jam packed with cores all the way to the very edges and corners.


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Prolimatech PK-3, non-conductive


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With luck, I'll be able to put my GTX 480 to use soon, which means I'll want to get new thermal paste. I would prefer to stay under $10, and I'll be using it on other things like my Pentium 4, my grandma's A6, and I'll probably use it on my Pentium III's (direct die contact, i.e. no heatspreader, so I want something that will be friendly with that).

Toothpaste is only $1.99 LOL

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Toothpaste is only $1.99 LOL

^ Right answer here! Specifically the Colgate one I would recommend.

I would vote NT-H1. Works like a dream for me, and others as well.


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