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#1 Aug 7 2019 04:19pm
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How much do you guys generally use?
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#2 Aug 7 2019 04:27pm
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a metric ton
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#3 Aug 7 2019 04:50pm
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That depends on whether or not you mean per application or in general. In general, I use a lot of thermal paste.
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#4 Aug 7 2019 06:57pm
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How much do you guys generally use?






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#5 Aug 7 2019 07:02pm
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Just put enough to cover the entire IHS. I like to spread mine out. I paint that bitch like Bob Ross.
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#6 Aug 8 2019 11:54am
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Quote (NatureNames @ Aug 7 2019 06:02pm)
Just put enough to cover the entire IHS. I like to spread mine out. I paint that bitch like Bob Ross.


Same I'm OCD about this.

The pea Method is fine for metal IHS and probably has at best a 1-2C difference.

If it's bare silicone on a GPU or delidded CPU you need to cover every single bit of exposed surface or you're gonna burn that shit out in a week.

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#7 Aug 21 2019 11:58pm
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A pea size dab is enough. Don't put too much because it can cause higher temps.
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#8 Aug 23 2019 03:36am
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Quote (crisrob @ Aug 22 2019 01:58am)
A pea size dab is enough. Don't put too much because it can cause higher temps.


school and youtube both told me pea sized. I generally go with close to this. Most important thing is not to use so much it gets in the crevices or under the cpu.
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