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I'm not an expert on the subject. However, I am fully aware of the importance of a non-conductive thermal paste. So, I plan on purchasing https://www.amazon.com/ARCTIC-Compound-Performance-Heatsink-Interface/dp/B004ULZITS because it's from a familiar brand, has good reviews, and is marketed a non-conductive. Albeit, some things are not as useful as they are marketed to be. Is it safe to go with this thermal compound? Is it safe to go with any thermal compound that markets itself as (non-conductive)?

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1 minute ago, Doomerson said:

I'm not an expert on the subject. However, I am fully aware of the importance of a non-conductive thermal paste. So, I plan on purchasing https://www.amazon.com/ARCTIC-Compound-Performance-Heatsink-Interface/dp/B004ULZITS because it's from a familiar brand, has good reviews, and is marketed a non-conductive. Albeit, some things are not as useful as they are marketed to be. Is it safe to go with this thermal compound? Is it safe to go with any thermal compound that markets itself as (non-conductive)?

MX4 is completely non-conductive and is well regarded., other good options such as gelid extreme and Noctua NT H1.

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i use MX-4 on all my stuff.

 

that said, be perfectly aware that you're buying a 20 gram tube, which looks like this:

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(pentium 4 lid keychain for scale)

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MX4 is nice, in fact I have some sitting around beside my computer right now.


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Mx4 is good, just don't use it on laptops as it dries up easy under low mounting pressure


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MX-4 is great :)

Also very easy to clean off, don't even need to use alcohol.


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57 minutes ago, W-L said:

MX4 is completely non-conductive and is well regarded., other good options such as gelid extreme and Noctua NT H1.

I have MX4 its cheap and it does a good job imo


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Best deal on non-conductive paste is the 65g tube of MX-2 for $26.

 

The actual best non-conductive paste is TG Kryonaut.


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3 hours ago, Doomerson said:

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