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i5 3570k- Pre applied compound instead of thermal paste?

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  • Intel i5
  • Thermal Compound
  • CPUs
  • Cooling
  • 3570k
  • first build
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October 6, 2013 8:33:43 AM

Hi,
Looking to build my pc sometime tommorrow/today and was wondering whether the pre-applied compound will do the job without any overclocking etc- it'll be left at stock voltage and clock speed for the majority of it's life. I'm looking for a quick answer because if it will run fine without any, then I should be putting it together tonight.

Thanks.

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a c 110 à CPUs
October 6, 2013 8:39:29 AM

YES

most people here agree that premium thermal paste is a really unnecessary expense
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a c 155 à CPUs
October 6, 2013 8:39:36 AM

It will do fine at stock clocks. The pre-applied compound is just a thermal paste that melts when heated.
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October 6, 2013 8:39:53 AM

You will have no issues. GL
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October 6, 2013 8:40:53 AM

Thanks for the quick opinion, first build will be produced tonight. :) !
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